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[Postcard: Brazilian Visual Poetry]

Description: Postcard advertising an exhibit entitled "Brazilian Visual Poetry", which is curated by Regina Vater. The front of the postcard features the title of the exhibition in large red and blue letters. Some of the counter spaces of the letters are filled in with gray, and the word "Visual" is connected to the word "Poetry" through artistic rendering. The front of the postcard also contains a list of fifty-three Hispanic poets that are participating in the exhibition. The names of the better-known poets are larger, and placed as a border around the Mexic-Arte Museum logo and exhibit information. The back of the postcard outlines the details of the exhibit, including the date and time of the reception and information on other exhibits that are happening at the same time.
Date: 2002
Creator: Vater, Regina

[Postcard: Everything's Going to Be Okay, Young Latino Artists Exhibition # 13]

Description: Postcard that advertises an exhibition that was presented by the Mexic-Arte Museum entitled, "Everything's Going to Be Okay, Young Latino Artists Exhibition # 13". The front of the postcard features a typographic illustrated art print by Luis David Contreras II along with the logo of the Mexic-Arte Museum. The reverse side of the postcard includes a paragraph about the exhibition, a list of participating artists, and information about receptions, a members' preview, and a performance. Sponsor and postage information is also included.
Date: 2008

[Postcard: 25th Annual Día de los Muertos]

Description: Postcard that advertises an annual exhibition that was presented by the Mexic-Arte Museum entitled, "25th Annual Día de los Muertos." The front of the postcard features the title of the exhibition, photographs from previous celebrations, and the logo of the Mexic-Arte Museum. The reverse side of the postcard includes information about the celebration, a procession, and a community altar exhibition. The dates, times, registration, and admissions information are included for these events. Postage and sponsor information is also included.
Date: 2008

[Flyer: Texas Environmental Art]

Description: Flyer advertising the Mexic-Arte Museum's 1st annual exhibition of Texas Environmental Art in Austin, Texas. The exhibition ran from April 5th to 27th, 1991.
Date: April 1991
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)

[Postcard: Mexican Print Collection]

Description: Postcard advertising an exhibit of selections from the Mexican Print Collection. The exhibit was held at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas and ran from September 13th, 1996 to October 12th, 1996. The front of the postcard features a drawing of a woman with long hair and slightly squinted eyes. The drawing is labeled: "Lacandon Woman by Raúl Anguiano."
Date: September 13, 1996
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)

[Postcard: Divine Art Auction]

Description: Postcard inviting the recipient to visit an exhibition of divine art to be auctioned at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. The Auction Party was held on December 14th, 1996. Divine art to be auctioned included "contemporary & traditional Retablos and Ex-votos," or votive paintings. The front of the postcard, which is blue in color, features a drawing of the Virgin Mary clasping her hands in prayer.
Date: December 14, 1996
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)

[Postcard: Mascaras Mexicanas [Mexican Masks] Exhibition]

Description: Postcard inviting the recipient to visit the Mascaranas Mexicanas exhibit at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. The exhibit ran from May 3rd, 1996 to June 15th, 1996 and a reception was held on May 3rd, 1996. The front of the postcard features a photograph of an ornate mask. An almost human face with a mustache, two sets of horns, and an open mouth is surrounded be creatures. A bird sits atop the head as a snake wraps around it and three lizards crawl up the neck. The mask is painted in dark green, gold, and red colors.
Date: June 1996
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
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[Postcard: The 20th Annual Día de los Muertos Family]

Description: Postcard that advertises "The 20th Annual Día de los Muertos Family Event" Celebration, which was presented by the Official Mexican and Mexican American Fine Art Museum of Texas and the Mexic-Arte Museum. The front of the photograph features a black and white photograph of an outdoor Mexican altar with photo credits included at the bottom of the image. On the right-hand side of the postcard, there is a list of events that will be at the celebration as well as the date of the event, the logo of the Mexic-Arte Museum, and museum contact information. The flip side of the postcard features a more detailed itinerary of the major events that will be at the celebration. There is also sponsor and admission information.
Date: 2003