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[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
Item Type: Photograph
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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.)
Item Type: Text

[People Admiring Artworks]

Description: Photograph of two men in a room with many framed artworks hanging on the wall. They are standing in the corner of the room. One is looking at a painting and the other and looking towards the camera.
Date: 1985
Item Type: Photograph
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[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
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph
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[Organizing Día de los Muertos Mailers]

Description: Photograph of six people in a room with four rows of papers on the floor, a box of more papers in the middle of the room and a few large piles of papers in the foreground on the floor. They are organizing the mailers into their own specific place.
Date: 1985
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph
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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
Item Type: Pamphlet

[Discussing Preparations for Celebrations]

Description: Photograph of people preparing for Día de los Muertos Celebration celebrations at the Mexic-Arte Museum. There are a group of older women sitting along two tables containng supplies. There is a man kneeling at the head of the table chatting with the woman closest to him.
Date: 1984
Item Type: Photograph
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[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
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[Two People with Faces Painted as Skulls]

Description: Photograph of a man and woman in Día de los Muertos costumes and their faces painted to look like sugar skulls. The man is wearing a black outfit and a large sombrero. The woman is wearing a black dress. There is a fake skull in the background. The photo was taken by Pio Pulido.
Date: 1986
Item Type: Photograph

[Sylvia Orzo Working]

Description: Photograph of Sylvia Orzo on the phone in the office at the Mexic-Arte Museum. There are numerous artworks hanging on the wall behind her and leaning against it.
Date: 1987
Item Type: Photograph
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[Postcard: Austin Annual]

Description: Postcard of the announcement of the Austin Annual of 1987. The information included describes that it includes an art exhibition and the location.
Date: 1987
Item Type: Postcard

[Day of the Dead Display]

Description: Photograph of a table covered in Day of the Dead items, such as bottles, candles and gourds. The wall behind it is also decorated and includes images of the Virgin Mary. In the foreground, there is a skeleton standing on the floor with a wig and large feather on its head.
Date: 1986
Item Type: Photograph

[Death Spectacular Show at Paramount Theater]

Description: Photograph of a stage filled with performers clothed in Day of the Dead costumes. In the background four performers (two male, two female) hold hands as if being pulled away from the action. Miscellaneous performers stand in the wings. In the foreground, two men in suits tussle with a figure costumed as a ram while a woman in white stands nearby. One man's hat has fallen to the ground; the woman wears a veil.
Date: 1986
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph

[Couple in Day of the Dead Costumes]

Description: Photograph of a man and woman in black Day of the Dead costumes. The woman is fanning out her dress and holding the man's hand. The man has a sombrero on and his leotard has a skeleton painted on it.
Date: 1986
Item Type: Photograph

[Stage Event at the Paramount Theater]

Description: Photograph of a stage event at the Paramount Theater. The background is an orange-brown. There are three people in the picture, each in bright costumes. The person in the foreground is blurred because they were spinning. Their outfit is blue that covers the entire body. They have a gold collar and head piece. There is another man in a white outfit with a yellow skirt and head piece with a black collar. Behind him and standing higher up, another man in a red and yellow outfit with wings attached to his arms and a bird-shaped head piece.
Date: 1987
Item Type: Photograph

[Pamphlet: Día de los Muertos]

Description: Pamphlet that advertises the Día de los Muertos celebration hosted by the Mexic-Arte. There are Day of the Dead themed illustration and photos that frame the information. A schedule of the event is also included.
Date: 1987
Item Type: Pamphlet