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[Mariachi Band Performing]

Description: Photograph of a five-piece mariachi band, all playing a variety of stringed instruments. They are all men dressed in fanciful sombreros and traditional mariachi attire. Four of the performers are in tan versions of the outfit and one in a black version. There is a man in the background near a microphone stand.
Date: 1984

[People Celebrating Day of the Dead]

Description: Photograph of two people is extravagant costumes that are themed to Día de los Muertos. There is a large, pink tier in the room that is decorated in yellow paper flowers and pumpkins. There are a crowd of people entering the room. There is also art hanging on the walls and a Day of the Dead themed altar on the far well.
Date: 1984

[People Celebrating Day of the Dead]

Description: Photograph of a woman with her face painted as a sugar skull and dressed in a white dress and a head piece with large black and white feathers. She has a pink feathered boa around her neck. On the wall behind her, there are large artworks hanging. The artworks are also Día de los Muertos themed.
Date: 1984

[Day of the Dead Performance]

Description: Photograph of flamenco dancers performing for the Día de los Muertos celebration. There is a man in a devil-like costume and a large dragon-like head holding a pitchfork. There are also two other men in mariachi attire dancing with two of the flamenco dancers. There is a third flamenco dancer that is cut off on the right side.
Date: 1984

[Woman Next to Altar]

Description: Photograph of a woman in a blue dress and her posing with her hands behind her back. To her left is a four tier altar that is decorated in Día de los Muertos theme. The altar is formatted like stairs in that the bottom level juts out the most and each one on top gets smaller. The wall behind her is also decorated with paper flowers.
Date: 1984

[Attendees at an Art Exhibition]

Description: Photograph of people attending the art exhibition. There are three artworks hanging on the wall in the background. In the foreground, there is a middle-aged man, an older man and a middle-aged woman (from left to right). The older man and woman are facing the camera, but the other man is looking away.
Date: 1985
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[Booklet: Realidades Mexicanas and La Muerte Vive]

Description: Catalog of two exhibits from the Austin, Texas. One exhibit was called "La Muerte Vive" and the other was named "Realidades Mexicanas" and showed off Mexican and Mexican American artworks. The catalog also includes information about the Mexic-Arte Museum, the exhibits and other topics.
Date: 1985
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)

[Two Carved Watermelons]

Description: Photograph of two watermelons side by side. They both have words carved out of them. The words are all capitalized, raised and are made of the green rind. The rest of the watermelon was cut off and the red meat of the watermelon can be seen. The watermelon on the left reads "Mexicarte Greening" and the one on the right reads "The Austin Culture." The watermelon on the right has fruit and flowers behind and on it.
Date: 1985

[Outside of the Arts Warehouse]

Description: Photograph of the Arts warehouse from the outside. There are five cars parked on the side of the road. The title "the Arts warehouse" is painted on the side of the building. There are two signs near the corner of the building directing towards the entrance.
Date: 1985
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[People Admiring Artworks]

Description: Photograph of four people standing shoulder to shoulder in front of a large painting. They all have their arms around the person or people beside them. There are two other artworks in the shot, one on the wall and the other learning on the large painting in front of which the people are posing.
Date: 1985
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[Día de los Muertos]

Description: Pamphlet of the Mexic-Arte Museum invitation to the Day of the Dead a Multi-Disciplie Art Celebration event. It includes the schedule of the event, a history of the Day of the Dead holiday, and Day of the Dead illustrations.
Date: 1985

[Show at Paramount Theater]

Description: Photograph of a variety show performed at the Paramount Theater. There are people in a line, mostly standing shoulder to shoulder, in Day of the Dead themed costumes and make up. There are playful skull-themed decorations on the wall behind them.
Date: 1986

[Group in Day of the Dead Outfits]

Description: Photograph of a man to the far left facing to the right, a woman to the far right facing to the left and a woman in the middle. The man and the woman to the far right are puckering their lips and both have their faces painted like sugar skulls. The woman in the middle is dressed as the devil.
Date: 1986