Exhibits & Events+

Recent Exhibits & Events+

Pasados del Presidio

Friday, June 23, 2017Pasados-S
12:00 - 3:00 P.M.
Presidio Officers’ Club
50 Moraga Avenue

The Mexican Museum is delighted to collaborate with the Presidio Trust for Pasados del Presidio, a free event where different organizations have educational activities that highlight and celebrate the Spanish and native peoples of the past. Stop by our table where your little ones can create their very own decorative talavera tiles and talavera plates!

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Family Sunday: Summer of Love through Ojo de Dios

Sunday, June 25, 2017GodsEyes
12:00PM - 4:00PM

The Mexican Museum will be hosting our monthly Family Sunday event on June 25, in the theme of San Francisco's very own 50th Anniversary of the Summer of Love! The museum will be offering children and their families a hosted art activity session to learn how to make Ojo de Dios. Ojo de Dios (God's Eye) was a common symbol among the participants of the Summer of Love and the counterculture movement. The symbol is believed to originate from the native peoples of the Southwestern United States, but was adopted by the counterculture since it represented perceiving and understanding the unexplored.

We invite guests to drop by anytime between 12:00PM - 4:00PM, and enjoy learning about the indigenous influences on the phenomenon of the counterculture movement right here in San Francisco. Like all Family Sundays, this event is free and open to people of all ages. Due to limited space, attendees are encouraged to arrive early. All children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

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Yerba Buena Artwalk

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Pop-up Exhibition

Saturday, June 17, 2017
2:00 - 6:00 P.M.
Guided tour at 4:00 P.M.

The American Bookbinders Museum
355 Clementina Street
San Francisco

In collaboration with The Mexican Museum, the American Bookbinders Museum will host a pop-up exhibition entitled Posada: Would Cuts be a Relief? featuring a portfolio of 100 unique woodcuts from The Mexican Museum's permanent collection.

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