Taste of Mexico
May
1
6:00 PM18:00

Taste of Mexico

Mexic-Arte Museum is thrilled to present the 2019 Taste of Mexico festival. Join us on Wednesday, May 1st at Brazos Hall and experience the diversity and richness of Mexican cuisine. This year's Taste of Mexico will explore the influence of Puebla in the Mexican culinary arts and will feature some of the top chefs, tequilas, and mezcales in Central Texas.

Early bird tickets are available through April 2nd. Make sure to get your discounted tickets before prices go up!

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Paul del Bosque Printmaking Discussion
Apr
13
1:00 PM13:00

Paul del Bosque Printmaking Discussion

Join Mexic-Arte Museum for the third in a series of discussions delving into the current exhibition, La Huella Magistral: Homage to Master Printmakers. Paul del Bosque, is a graphic artist originally from Corpus Christi, Texas. del Bosque began his career as a toy designer working on the popular ‘Homies’ toy line. His personal work focuses on the Chicano experience and spans multiple media, including drawings, prints, film, dance, comics, and commercial graphics.

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Jill Ramirez Printmaking Discussion
Feb
16
1:00 PM13:00

Jill Ramirez Printmaking Discussion

Join Mexic-Arte Museum for the second in a series of discussions delving into the current exhibition, La Huella Magistral: Homage to Master Printmakers. Jill Ramirez, Executive Director of the Serie Project, Inc., will touch on a range of issues including the printmaking practice and history, diversity in the arts, and her late husband Sam Coronado's legacy.

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Mix ‘n’ Mash Artist Meetup and Paint Party
Jan
17
6:00 PM18:00

Mix ‘n’ Mash Artist Meetup and Paint Party

Join us for the Mix ‘n’ Mash Artists Meetup and Paint Party in support of the Museum’s annual art sale and exhibition. Artist Yocelyn Riojas will be facilitating a creator space for artists (and aspiring artists) to meet up and work on their boards for the Mix 'n' Mash exhibition. Mexic-Arte Museum will provide art supplies and boards for participants as well as light refreshments.

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Mix ‘n’ Mash Artist Meetup and Paint Party
Jan
10
6:00 PM18:00

Mix ‘n’ Mash Artist Meetup and Paint Party

Join us for the Mix ‘n’ Mash Artists Meetup and Paint Party in support of the Museum’s annual art sale and exhibition. Artist Yocelyn Riojas will be facilitating a creator space for artists (and aspiring artists) to meet up and work on their boards for the Mix 'n' Mash exhibition. Mexic-Arte Museum will provide art supplies and boards for participants as well as light refreshments.

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Cantarito Painting Workshop
Dec
20
5:30 PM17:30

Cantarito Painting Workshop

Join Mexic-Arte Museum and el Jimador Tequila on Thursday, December 20th from 5:30-8pm, for a night of art making, refreshments and extended gallery hours. Education Associate Paulina Dosal-Terminel will lead a Cantarito painting workshop for visitors, no art experience necessary! Participants will decorate by painting on cantaritos and enjoy refreshments.

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Artist Talk with John Patrick Cobb
Dec
16
2:00 PM14:00

Artist Talk with John Patrick Cobb

Mexic-Arte Museum is proud to host an artist conversation with John Patrick Cobb and Dr. William Y. Penn, Jr in conjunction with the Museum's exhibition, Chapel Shrine: Paintings by John Patrick Cobb. The discussion will delve into Cobb’s work, his artistic process and style, and messages he strives to convey through his art. 

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2018 Viva La Vida Festival and Parade
Oct
27
12:00 PM12:00

2018 Viva La Vida Festival and Parade

Mexic-Arte Museum’s Viva La Vida Fest is Austin’s largest and longest-running Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) festival. The festival features a Grand Procession, the Education Pavilion with hands-on art activities and artist demos, and a celebration with traditional foods, local artist and retail booths, a low-rider exhibition, live music and performances throughout the day. 

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Catrina Ball
Oct
13
5:30 PM17:30

Catrina Ball

Now in its fourth year, and following many years of the Gala del Museo, the Catrina Ball is a spirited annual fundraising event that reminisces the past and recognizes Mexic-Arte Museum’s present accomplishments in visual art and culture.

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Family Day with Evelyn Contreras
Jun
24
12:00 PM12:00

Family Day with Evelyn Contreras

Join the Education Department at Mexic-Arte Museum for Family Day with YLA 23 artist, Evelyn Contreras. Visitors are invited to a fun Family Day workshop where they will explore pop-up book techniques and basic wire-circuiting. Come learn about Contreras' artist techniques and take home your very own pop-up card with an embedded UV light to illuminate your fabulous neon art!

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Bubbles & Bling: An Adults-Only Art Workshop with Lisette Chavez
Jun
21
6:00 PM18:00

Bubbles & Bling: An Adults-Only Art Workshop with Lisette Chavez

In conjunction with Mexic-Arte Museum’s exhibition YLA 23: Beyond Walls, Between Gates, and Under Bridges (Guest Curated by Rocha Rochelli), this workshop allows participants to learn about Chavez’s practice and bring an object of importance that they would like to “visually elevate.” Chavez will guide attendees through the process of adding baubles and jewels to adorn your objects. Light refreshments and “bubbly” will be served. 

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Annual YLA Members Only Brunch
Jun
16
11:30 AM11:30

Annual YLA Members Only Brunch

Museum Members are invited to an exclusive brunch with the creative minds behind the exhibitions and artworks on display. Join us for chilaquiles and pozole from Dai Due Taqueria and coffee and fresh juice generously provided by Hounstooth Coffee and Juiceland. Stick around following the brunch for an artist talk with guest curator Rocha-Rochelli and artists from YLA 23.

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