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[Pamphlet: "Mexican Calendar Legends" Brochure Translations]

Description: Pamphlet that advertises an exhibition presented by the Mexic-Arte Museum entitled "Mexican Calendar Legends, 20th Century Mexican Calendar Art in Galas de Mexico". Along with the title of the exhibition and an image of a painting from the exhibition, the cover of the pamphlet also establishes that the pamphlet is made up of "Brochure Translations" from a separate gallery guide that is in Spanish. The first page features an introduction about the exhibition. The majority of remaining pages list the artists that are included in the exhibition as well as a short biography and description of the type of artwork each one produces. The last two pages list a few of the "classic themes of the calendar paintings". The back cover of the pamphlet features the sponsors of the museum and the exhibition as well as information about the exhibition and the museum.
Date: 2004
Creator: Davis & Davis Translators
Item Type: Pamphlet

[Pamphlet: "Los Hílos De Oaxaca, an Exhibition on Traditional Textiles" Family Guide]

Description: Family guidebook that details an exhibition that was presented by the Mexic-Arte Museum entitled, "Los Hílos De Oaxaca [The Threads of Oaxaca], an Exhibition on Traditional Textiles". The front cover features a large photograph of an embroidered flower as well as the exhibition title in a script typeface above. The English translation of the name is also included in uppercase letters along with the subheading "A Family Guide" and the exhibition dates. The inside cover of the guidebook includes a list of all the contributors that worked on an aspect of the exhibition. The first page features an introductory paragraph that describes the nature and meaning of the exhibition. The rest of the guide consists of headings that describe either indigenous Hispanic cultures or inspired Hispanic textile artists. Each heading is followed by passages that explain the subject further in depth and as it relates to the exhibition. There is a simple map of several tribal boundaries on pages four and five of the guide. Page 19 is dedicated to explaining ancient "Textile Techniques & Dying Methods", and is accompanied by a labelled diagram of a loom on page 18. The last two pages of the guidebook contain two interactive activities; the first is a list of relevant words that the reader is asked to find the definitions for in the guidebook. The second activity contains a box with an outline of a traditional Hispanic garment inside. The reader is asked to create a meaningful design on the garment inspired by "Huipil design". The back cover of the guidebook features several logos of various sponsors as well as a small paragraph about the Mexic-Arte Museum.
Date: 2006
Creator: Hernandez, Alberto McKelligan & Richter, Lacey
Item Type: Text

[Adolfo Mexiac Accepts Honorary Citizen Award]

Description: Photograph of Adolfo Mexiac accepting an Honorary Citizen award from the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. Mexiac, center, wears a black suit. A man standing on the left presents the award certificate to Mexiac. Two men stand on the right and applaud. They stand in front of a mural that is red, white, and black in color.
Date: 1999
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph

[Adolfo Mexiac Signs Prints]

Description: Photograph of Adolfo Mexiac autographing prints of his work. Eight prints of the same work are spread across a table as they are signed in pencil by Mexiac, who sits on the left. Mexiac wears a white polo shirt and black glasses. The prints depict a man kneeling on the ground while holding a sword.
Date: 1999
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph

[Adolfo Mexiac Signs Prints for Onlookers]

Description: Photograph of Adolfo Mexiac autographing prints of his work. Eight prints of the same work are spread across a table as they are signed in pencil by Mexiac, who sits on the left. Mexiac wears a white polo shirt and black glasses. The prints depict a man kneeling on the ground while holding a sword. A man on the right looks over Mexiac's shoulder. Two others look on in the background.
Date: 1999
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph

[Adrian Parra and Unnamed Woman]

Description: Photograph of Adrian Parra and an unnamed woman in Adrian Parra's Sterilized for Your Protection exhibit at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. Parra, right, wears a dark suit and glasses. In his lap rests a book. The unnamed woman, left, wears a red jacket and holds a cup of wine in her left hand. Both have amused expressions on their faces. Plastic cups of wine sit on the table in front of them.
Date: 2001
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
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[Adrian Parra, Herlinda Zamora, and Unnamed Woman]

Description: Photograph of three individuals in Adrian Parra's Sterilized for Your Protection exhibit at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. The exhibition ran from January 1st, 2001 to February 24th, 2001. An unnamed woman, left, wears red and black. She holds a wine glass and cigarette in her right hand. Adrian Parra, center, wears a dark suit. A book rests in his lap. Herlinda Zamora, right, wears a sleeveless dress in red, white, and black colors.
Date: 2001
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
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[Aerial Shot of Noche de Fiesta Navideña Auction]

Description: Photograph of Noche de Fiesta Navideña, an auction of divine art presented by the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. Photograph was taken from above. Three pillars at the center of the room are painted red. Patterned pieces of colored tissue paper are strung between the pillars. Cut out from the leftmost paper is the word "bienvenidos." A Christmas tree is set up behind the column that is farthest to the left. On the floor are many people milling around. Some stand in circles, while others examine items presented on tables and hung upon walls. A selection of crosses can be seen on the leftmost wall.
Date: December 8, 2000
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph

[Aerial View at Auction]

Description: Photograph of patrons at Noche de Fiesta Navidena (Divine Art Auction: Prayers for Peace), an auction of divine art hosted by the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. The auction was held on December 7th, 2001. The photograph was taken from above. Patrons mill around a gallery. Some hold beverages. A Christmas tree is set up behind a column in the middle of the room. Colorful banners hang between columns. The leftmost banner reads "Bienvenidos."
Date: December 7, 2001
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph

[Alberto Castro Lenero in Gallery]

Description: Photograph of Alberto Castro Lenero at an exhibition of his work. The exhibition, titled Red, was hosted at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas and ran from January 20th, 2006 to March 19th, 2006. Lenero stands in front of a geometrically shaped artwork. He wears a blue jacket and jeans. A sculpture is displayed on the left.
Date: 2006
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
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[Aldo Bohm and Student at Workshop]

Description: Photograph of Aldo Bohm and a student working with plaster of Paris during a workshop. Bohm wears a denim vest and glasses. The student wears a blue shirt.
Date: unknown
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph

[Alebrijes Artisans from Oaxaca]

Description: Photograph of Elvis and Arturo Castillo, Alebrijes Artisans from Oaxaca, at a Museum Day event hosted by the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. Artisans sit behind a table on which wooden carvings of animals are arranged. An artisan, center, demonstrates a technique to a patron who leans over the table.
Date: September 12, 2004
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph

[Alebrijes Artisans from Oaxaca]

Description: Photograph of Elvis and Arturo Castillo, Alebrijes Artisans from Oaxaca, at a Museum Day event hosted by the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. An artisan sits behind a table on which wooden carvings of animals are arranged. A woman to the left of the table shows patrons a wooden carving.
Date: September 12, 2004
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph

[Altar at Día de los Muertos Parade]

Description: Photograph of an altar at the Mexic-Arte Museum's annual Día de los Muertos parade. The altar has multiple tiers covered in lace and white satin. Angel embellishments are attached to the fabric. Photographs and candles are arranged on the tiers.
Date: October 30, 2004
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph

[Altar at Día de los Muertos Parade]

Description: Photograph of individuals preparing for a parade hosted by the Mexic-Arte Museum in honor of Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead. Black and white photographs and paper flowers are arranged on an altar. A woman wearing skeleton face makeup and a traditionally embroidered skirt stands in front of the altar. The photograph was taken at nighttime in downtown Austin, Texas.
Date: November 1, 2003
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph

[Altar Covered With Tamales]

Description: Photograph of an altar created on the Day of the Dead. A table is covered with green paper. On the table is a large bowl of tamales, a bunch of bananas, a bottle of beer, five limes, an orange, and peanuts. Also on the table are two skull shaped candles, a small skull figurine, and baby's breath flowers.
Date: November 3, 2000
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph

[Altar Decorated with Refreshments]

Description: Photograph of an altar created on the Day of the Dead. A table is covered with green paper. On the table is a large bowl of tamales, a bunch of bananas, a large pastry, bottles of beer, limes, oranges, apples, and peanuts. Several plates of food are prepared. Also on the table are skull shaped candles, a small skull figurine, baby's breath flowers, orange flowers, and candle holders.
Date: November 3, 2000
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph

[Altar to Alfredo Zalee]

Description: Photograph of an altar to Alfredo Zalee at the Mexic-Arte Museum's annual Día de los Muertos parade. The altar is covered in blue cloth. A lighter blue headstone is situated on top of the altar. Flowers and ribbons are arranged in front of the headstone. A card reads: "Alfredo Zalce Artist Muralist Mexico 2003."
Date: October 30, 2004
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph

[Altar to Roy Lozano]

Description: Photograph of an altar to Roy Lozano. The altar is tall and triangular, with many streamers and flowers adorning it. Oranges, lemons, bananas, cookies, and pretzels hand from expanses of string across the altar. A multicolored blanket covers a table within the altar, upon which are laid oranges and three bottles of amber liquid. Three Day of the Dead masks are attached to the top of the altar. On the ground, a layer of pinto and black beans create a symbol. Also on the ground is a basket of cookies and cured meats, as well as four vases of yellow and orange flowers. To the left of the basket is a black and white program. Behind the altar is a mural in maroon and white, which is largely hidden by the altar.
Date: October 31, 1998
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph

[Altar to Roy Lozano]

Description: Photograph of an altar to Roy Lozano. A layer of dry pinto beans has been spread across a wooden floor, with a pattern of dry black beans partially visible on the left side of the photograph. A glass of water and some dried meat sit in front of a black and white photograph. The photograph depicts a mustachioed man wearing a white collared dress shirt. Behind the photograph sits a black urn. Next to the urn is a vase of yellow and orange flowers.
Date: October 31, 1998
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph

[Altar with Flowers and Refreshments]

Description: Photograph of a woman leaning over to look at an altar on the Day of the Dead. The celebration was held at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas on November 3rd, 2000. Paper flowers are attached to pieces of string that hang from the ceiling. Orange and white flowers are arranged on a flat surface. Also on the flat surface are a bunch of bananas, pastries, candles, a vase of flowers, and a photograph of a unnamed male person. Against the wall behind the altar is a pink flowering plant. Black and white drawings hang from the wall.
Date: November 3, 2000
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
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[Altar with Skull at Día de los Muertos Celebration]

Description: Photograph of an altar set up during the Mexic-Arte Museum's annual Día de los Muertos celebration. The altar is decorated with orange paper flowers and colored banners. A large papier-mâché skull sits at the center of the altar. The photograph was taken in downtown Austin, Texas.
Date: October 27, 2007
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph

[Altars at Día de los Muertos Parade]

Description: Photograph of altars at a parade hosted by the Mexic-Arte Museum in honor of Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead). The space is set up like a graveyard. Each altar is contained within a square of colored fabric. The photograph was taken at nighttime in downtown Austin, Texas.
Date: November 1, 2003
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph

[Altars at Parade in Honor of Día de los Muertos]

Description: Photograph of altars at a parade hosted by the Mexic-Arte Museum in honor of Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead). The space is set up like a graveyard. Each altar is contained within a square of colored fabric. Individuals walk around the space. In the foreground a man stands on a ladder as he decorates a metal frame with yellow tape. The photograph was taken at dusk in downtown Austin, Texas.
Date: November 1, 2003
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph