Friday, June 16, 2017
6:00 - 9:00 P.M.
CultureStrike is a group of artists, poets, activists and philosophers. They are committed to creating social change through collaborative art projects. Projects by CultureStrike follow in the tradition of Mexican muralists, civil rights leaders, and street theatre groups. They deliver a strong message that empowers the disenfranchised in beautiful works of art. Please join us for the opening of Visions From The Inside, an exhibit that visualizes the experiences of migrants in for profit detention centers across the United States.
Sunday, May 28, 2017
12:00 - 4:00 P.M.
Bring your family to The Mexican Museum for a Sunday afternoon full of family-friendly art activities inspired by Tramas Urbanas, an exhibition showcasing the textural work of Mexican artist Paloma Torres. Guests can drop in between 12pm-4pm to learn how to make their very own, take-home felt or woven tapestry. This event will take place on the last day Tramas Urbanas is on view, so our unique, free art activities based on the exhibition are not to be missed!
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.
Friday, May 5, 2017
5:00 - 8:00 P.M.
The Mexican Museum
The Mexican Museum is a 40 year old institution that strives to educate the public about Latin America’s rich history and culture. Did you know that on May 5th of 1862, the Mexican Army defeated the French at the Battle of Puebla? This unlikely defeat became a symbol of hope and resistance. Although not a major holiday in Mexico, it gained popularity here during the rise of the Chicano movement. It is truly an American holiday!
We invite you to celebrate the occasion with us and challenge your perceptions of what Mexican Contemporary art looks like. Explore Tramas Urbanas, an exhibition featuring the work of textile artist Paloma Torres. Thanks to our co-sponsors at Tommy's Margarita and Casa Sanchez, we will be serving margaritas and light bites during our extended evening hours!