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Museum of Fine Arts

Description: Photograph of an art museum on Cedar Street in Abilene, TX. The gallery walls are lined with paintings of various shapes, sizes, and orientations. A long row of chairs splits the room with chairs back to back to view both walls. A single table is in the back.
Date: 1958
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Museum of Fine Arts

Description: Photograph of an art museum on Cedar Street in Abilene, TX. The gallery walls are lined with paintings of various shapes, sizes, and orientations. A long row of chairs splits the room with chairs back to back to view both walls. Two paintings hang on a dark curtain at the back of the room.
Date: 1958
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

The Quedlinburg Treasury

Description: Catalog from the exhibition, "The Quedlinburg Treasury," March 7–April 26, 1992, held at the Dallas Museum of Art. Includes: artworks in the exhibition, essay, and images.
Date: 1991
Creator: Dallas Museum of Art
Partner: Dallas Museum of Art

[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.)
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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.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[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.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[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.)
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[Glass Artwork at an Exhibition]

Description: Photograph of an artwork in the Anacronistas exhibit at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. Anacronistas, an exhibition of work by Einer and Jamex de la Torre, ran from January 12th, 2001 to February 24th, 2001. The artwork is modeled off of a Mayan pyramid. It is large, green, and has glass steps which are partially painted red. Disembodied arms holding broken wine bottles covered in red paint are attached to the sides of the pyramid. Details of faces, fire, and water also appear.
Date: 2001
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
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[Group Picture at Anacronistas Exhibit]

Description: Photograph of five individuals in the Anacronistas exhibit at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. Anacronistas, an exhibition of work by Einer and Jamex de la Torre, ran from January 12th, 2001 to February 24th, 2001. Herlinda Zamora stands second from the left. Sylvia Orozco stands in the middle of the group. An unnamed woman stands leftmost, while an unnamed man and woman stand rightmost. Behind them is a large artwork. The artwork is green and includes details of fire, faces, and disembodied hands holding broken wine bottles.
Date: 2001
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
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[Exhibition Piece]

Description: Photograph of a piece from 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. Plastic cups of wine form a pyramid shape on a raised platform. Next to the pyramid sits a can of Lysol disinfectant spray. The room is painted red. Several chairs and a red couch are set up next to the walls.
Date: 2001
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
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[Sylvia Orozco and Nilda de la Llata]

Description: Photograph of two individuals in the Anacronistas exhibit at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. Anacronistas, an exhibition of work by Einer and Jamex de la Torre, ran from January 12th, 2001 to February 24th, 2001. Sylvia Orozco, left, wears a maroon blouse and black skirt. Nilda de la Llata, right, wears a black jacket, trousers, and glasses. Behind them is a large artwork. The artwork is green and includes details of fire, faces, and disembodied hands holding broken wine bottles.
Date: 2001
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
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Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Exhibition Piece]

Description: Photograph of a piece from 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. The piece is set up in a dark room. Six light bulbs hang low to the floor, casting light onto the piece, which appears on a white square of flooring. Yellow Petri dishes are arranged on the floor.
Date: 2001
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
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Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Flyer: Sterilized for Your Protection]

Description: Exhibition flyer for Sterilized for Your Protection, a collection of work by Adrian Parra. The exhibition was held at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas from January 12th, 2001 to February 24th, 2001. An opening reception was held on January 12th, 2001. This exhibition was part of the museum's Diversity and Emergence Series. Flyer is printed on white and pink patterned tissue paper.
Date: 2001
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[New Sign for the Mexic-Arte Museum]

Description: Photograph of new museum signs for the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. The identical signs, which appear at the corner of a building, are tinted blue and white. Photograph was taken during a photo shoot with city council celebrating the ownership of the building.
Date: February 12, 2001
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[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.)
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[Speaker at Opening Reception]

Description: Photograph of a speaker at the opening reception for The Inward Gaze: Body, Identity, Place at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. The speaker, who is male, wears glasses and a pinstriped suit. He speaks into a microphone and gestures with his right hand. A painting on the wall behind him features two individuals fighting.
Date: 2000
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
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Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Raul Alvarez Speaking at Opening Reception]

Description: Photograph of Raul Alvarez speaking at the opening reception for The Inward Gaze: Body, Identity, Place. Alvarez speaks into a microphone. He wear a pale green dress shirt and paisley tie. A large painting behind him is blurred but seems to feature individuals.
Date: 2000
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Pamphlet: The Inward Gaze, Fifth Annual Young Latino Artists Exhibition]

Description: Pamphlet inviting the recipient to the opening reception of The Inward Gaze: Body, Identity, Place on July 14th, 2000. This was the Mexic-Arte Museum's fifth annual Young Latino Artists Exhibition. A notice printed on tissue paper slipped into the invitation announces the Official Dedication of the Museum's Main Entrance Door and Corner Signage. A drawing of an unclothed figure appears on the cover. On the figure's chest is drawn an anatomically correct heart. Part of the drawing is repeated on the second page. Also on the second page is a drawing of an eye. A drawing of an anatomically correct heart appears on the back of the invitation.
Date: 2000
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Gallery Space]

Description: Photograph of gallery space at The Inward Gaze: Body, Identity, Place at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. A vase of white flowers sits on a purple podium on the left. To the right of the flowers is a wall separating the space. The most visible wall, which is on the right, features floral paintings of various sizes.
Date: 2000
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
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[Gallery Space]

Description: Photograph of the Luz Jiménez exhibit, Symbol of a Millennial People, at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. A display case in the foreground features a book and several small stone statues. A brown half wall on the right features drawings of individuals. A small display case stands against the farthest wall. Small paintings are hung on the wall itself.
Date: 2000
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
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Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum