Icons and Symbols of the Borderland and Community Altars exhibition

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Museum Exhibit or ProgramThis exhibition is sponsored by the Mexic-Arte Museum. Icons & Symbols of the Borderland features works of art that serve as commentary on memory, ritual, nature, socio-political issues and personal experience around the theme of the Mexico-U.S. border. Mesoamerican, Spanish, Mexican, and Native American elements are blended with the modern American cultural terrain and its consumer trends. These artworks synthesize and collide in a creative depiction of the contemporary borderland. Juntos Art Association Artists:Ricky Armendariz, Lucia Carmona, Antonio Castro, Orlando Cedillo, Mark Clark, Socorro Diamonstein, Leticia Diaz, Gaspar Enriquez, Priscilla Garcia, Mery Godigna Collet, Christine Granados, Chris Grijalva-Garcia, Luis Gutierrez, Wayne Hilton, Benito Huerta, Ilana Lapid, Lydia Limas, Cesar Martinez, Diana Molina, Delilah Montoya, Oscar Moya, Mia Rollow, Kent Rush, Romy Saenz Hawkins, Victoria Suescum, Miguel Valenzuela, Andy Villarreal. upporting Artists: Elisa Barton, Brenda Munoz, Erica Panetta #IconsAndSymbols #CommunityAltars Community Altars: A Celebration of Life Annex Gallery September 17–November 13, 2016 Community Altars: A Celebration of Life coincides with the Museum’s 33rd Annual Celebration of Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead). Artists, community groups, and individuals will create altars that will be displayed from September 17 – November 13, 2016 and during the Museum’s Annual Viva la Vida Festival on October 29, 2016. These commemorative altars celebrate the lives of influential figures who have served the Austin community, as well as loved ones who have passed.
Start Date/Time:2016-09-17 00:00:00
End Date/Time:2016-11-13 00:00:00
Source:Mexic-Arte Museum
Grade Level:Both
TEKS:4.19(A), 4.19(B), 4.19(C), 4.23(B), 7.19(A), 7.19(B), 7.19(C), 7.19(D), 7.23(A), 7.23(B)

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