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[Invitation Pamphlet to Art Exhibit]

Description: Pamphlet of three different invitations, two to art exhibits and one to a fundraiser. There are dashed lines in between the invitations as if they are meant to be cut apart.
Date: 1986
Item Type: Pamphlet

[People in Día de los Muertos Themed Costumes]

Description: Photograph of a male and female model in Day of the Dead themed costumes. The woman is on the left and is in a black lace gown with a white flower in her hair and her face made to look like a sugar skull. She is also holding a small fake skull in her hand in front of the man. He is wearing a traditional Mexican outfit and a large black sombrero.
Date: 1986
Item Type: Photograph

[Two People Standing Through a Limousine Roof]

Description: Photograph of two people standing up in a limousine so that their torsos are sticking out of the sunroof. The woman on the right is wearing a light colored dress and hat and she has her face painted as a sugar skull. The man on her right has a skull mask on.
Date: 1986
Item Type: Photograph

[Girl Striking Piñata]

Description: Photograph of a young girl swinging a decorated stick at a piñata. The piñata has six points and decorated with colored paper. There are some children in the background watching the girl.
Date: 1986
Item Type: Photograph

[Día de los Muertos Celebrations]

Description: Photograph of three people carrying a coffin down the street. There are a few people walking behind them, one carrying a bundle of flowers. There are a few people in Día de los Muertos themed costumes and faces painted as sugar skulls.
Date: 1986
Item Type: Photograph

[Women Observing Artworks]

Description: Photograph of two woman standing in the corner of a room. The walls have art hanging on them and each piece feature females. The woman on the right is wearing a white dress and the woman on the left has a white blouse and a blue skirt.
Date: 1986
Item Type: Photograph
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[Two Adults Lecturing a Classroom]

Description: Photograph of two adults, one male and one female, standing in front of a chalkboard facing the classroom. There are children sitting in the desks. The woman is holding up a book to show the class. The man is talking to the class.
Date: 1986
Item Type: Photograph

[Two People in Costume Posing for Pictures]

Description: Photograph of a man and woman in Day of the Dead themed outfits with their faces painted to look like sugar skulls. On the left is the man in a traditional Mexican outfit and sombrero and the woman is in a black lace dress. She is leaning over on the man with her mouth woman and holding a small fake skull in her open palm.
Date: 1986
Item Type: Photograph

[Celebrating Day of the Dead]

Description: Photograph of four people in Day of the Dead themed outfits. One person has their face painted to look like a sugar skull. Another person is holding a scythe. In the background, there are cars.
Date: 1986
Item Type: Photograph

[Artist in Residency Workshop]

Description: Photograph of an Artist in Residency workshop at SAMA. There is a white table with paper and other supplies scattered on it and another table in the background. There are numerous people attending the workshop, some children and some adults.
Date: 1986
Item Type: Photograph

[Día de los Muertos Celebrations in a Plaza]

Description: Photograph of a plaza surrounded by walls. There are arches in two parallel walls to the left and right that allow people to wander through the walkways. People fill the plaza in celebration of Día de los Muertos. There are tables set up as booths and papers on strings colored in red, white and green that represent Mexico.
Date: 1986
Item Type: Photograph

[Woman Giving Pottery Instruction to Children]

Description: Photograph of a woman at a booth talking to a young girl. There are other children around them both, observing what's being said. Between the woman and the girl, there is a table with a rolling pin, clay and other supplies.
Date: 1986
Item Type: Photograph

[On Set of the Carlos Velazquez Television Show]

Description: Photograph of four people on set of the Carlos Velazquez TV show. There are two women in the middle and two men flanking them. The men are in black shirts with skeletons on them. The man on the left has a skull mask on and a sombrero. The table in front of them has Day of the Dead themed items, such as skull masks.
Date: 1986
Item Type: Photograph

[View of the Artist in Residency Workshop]

Description: Photograph of the Artist in Residency Workshop at SAMA. There is a large mural that covers the wall on the left. People are grouped at their own stations or tables which each have a collection of art supplies.
Date: 1986
Item Type: Photograph

[Artist in Residency Workshop in Progress]

Description: Photograph of an Artist in Residency workshop at SAMA. There is a wall that has paper cut into shaped on it. There is a man painting a skeleton in a cloak playing a guitar onto the same wall. There are two more people in the foreground standing near a table with a mess of supplies piled on it.
Date: 1986
Item Type: Photograph

[People on the Carlos Velazquez Television Show]

Description: Photograph of five people posing side by side. Three girls are in the middle, one of whom is Sylvia Orzo. Two men are at the end, both of whom are in black shirts with skeletons on them and sombreros. The man on the left has a skull mask on.
Date: 1986
Item Type: Photograph

[Decorated Altar at Day of the Dead Celebration]

Description: Photograph of an altar on the Day of the Dead. The celebration was held at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas on November 3rd, 2000. Yellow paper flowers are attached to pieces of string that hang from the ceiling. Orange and white flowers are arranged on a table. People mill around the room and sit in folding chairs. Many wear traditional costumes. Black and white drawings hang from the walls of the room.
Date: November 3, 2000
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
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[Hispanic Woman Making Tamales]

Description: Photograph of Aurora Orozco making tamales for an altar on the Day of the Dead. Orozco, who sits at a table, uses a brush to coat a tamale with sauce. Finished tamales sit on a sheet of newspaper on the left side of the table. Orozco wears a pale pink shirt and gold cross necklace. Two desktop computers are set up behind her.
Date: November 3, 2000
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph

[Flyer: El Día de los Muertos Celebration]

Description: Flyer advertising a celebration of El Día de los Muertos, Day of the Dead, presented by the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. The event occurred on November 3rd, 2000. Events included a parade, music by Johnny Degollado, hands-on activities, and presentations from speakers. An illustration of skeletons riding bicycles and wearing top hots appears near the bottom of the flyer.
Date: November 3, 2000
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Pamphlet