Teachers’ Night
Oct
3
6:00pm 6:00pm

Teachers’ Night

Discover teaching methods for incorporating Día de los Muertos activities into your curriculum and learn how to be a part of the Museum’s 34th annual Viva la Vida parade and festival with your students on Saturday, October 28th, 2017!

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Chihuahua Day
Oct
15
1:00pm 1:00pm

Chihuahua Day

As part of the Museum's Artist in Residence program, Monica and Sergio Lejarazu from Jumpolin Piñatas will lead a final workshop session with Museum visitors, teaching them how to make their very own Chihuahuas. 

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YLA 22 Art Tour
Jul
15
2:30pm 2:30pm

YLA 22 Art Tour

Following the YLA Members Brunch, Guest Curator Alana Coates will speak about her curatorial process for YLA 22: ¡Ahora!. Featured artists will share insights into their creative processes as well, and speak about their inspirations and work in the exhibit.

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Jun
24
to Jun 25

Final Weekend to See Sebastian: The Geometry of Space and Time

Main and Annex Galleries:
April 8, 2017 – June 25, 2017

This historic exhibition examines his artistic practice in relation to mathematical concepts and their overlap with his designs and sculptures. He often combines the brilliant colors with the abstract forms of minimalism that are both gestural and emotionally expressive. The exhibition includes examples of his Public Art; Transformables; Quantics sculptures; and examples of his Fashion & Jewelry design.

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Changarrito with Francisco Godoy
May
14
12:00pm12:00pm

Changarrito with Francisco Godoy

Changarrito is an art gallery cart, conceptualized by artist Maximo Gonzalez as an alternative pop up art gallery. Faithful to their original, informal spirit, Changarritos exist throughout the world, evolving as forums for the sale of original artwork to the general public, presentation of public programs, special curatorial projects, individual and collective exhibitions.

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Changarrito with Francisco Godoy
May
13
12:00pm12:00pm

Changarrito with Francisco Godoy

Changarrito is an art gallery cart, conceptualized by artist Maximo Gonzalez as an alternative pop up art gallery. Faithful to their original, informal spirit, Changarritos exist throughout the world, evolving as forums for the sale of original artwork to the general public, presentation of public programs, special curatorial projects, individual and collective exhibitions.

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Taste of Mexico 2017
May
3
6:00pm 6:00pm

Taste of Mexico 2017

Austin's largest Mexican Food Festival returns May 3rd, 2017. Taste of Mexico is a festival of Mexican and Mexican-inspired cuisine and beverages from over 50 of Austin’s most eclectic restaurants, food trucks, and flavorful purveyors featuring fine tequilas, mezcals, wines, beers, and other refreshing beverages.

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Opening Reception: Sebastián: The Geometry of Space and Time
Apr
7
6:00pm 6:00pm

Opening Reception: Sebastián: The Geometry of Space and Time

Sebastián: The Geometry of Space and Time features works by the acclaimed Mexican sculptor Sebastian, whose vibrant geometric monuments of concrete and steel adorn downtown districts across the globe. Sebastián brings the artist's passion for science and mathematics into view with large and nano-scale sculpture, serigraphy, and educational elements. Sebastian approaches concepts of quantum mechanics, general relativity, and the formulation of time, and how we represent these ideas in three dimensional space.

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Changarrito with Joseph Silvas at SXSW
Mar
16
to Mar 19

Changarrito with Joseph Silvas at SXSW

Changarrito is an art gallery cart, conceptualized by artist Maximo Gonzalez as an alternative pop-up art gallery. Faithful to their original, informal spirit, Changarritos exist throughout the world, evolving as forums for the sale of original artwork to the general public, presentation of public programs, special curatorial projects, individual and collective exhibitions. 

Joseph Silvas, Famous Artists, 2016, Vinyl Sticker, 3" x 3"

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Changarrito with Mark Puente
Feb
18
to Feb 19

Changarrito with Mark Puente

Changarrito is an art vending cart, conceptualized by artist Maximo Gonzalez as an alternative pop up art gallery. Faithful to their original, informal spirit, Changarritos exist throughout the world, evolving as forums for the sale of original artwork to the general public, presentation of public programs, special curatorial projects, individual and collective exhibitions.

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Changarrito with Mark Puente
Feb
10
to Feb 11

Changarrito with Mark Puente

Changarrito is an art vending cart, conceptualized by artist Maximo Gonzalez as an alternative pop up art gallery. Faithful to their original, informal spirit, Changarritos exist throughout the world, evolving as forums for the sale of original artwork to the general public, presentation of public programs, special curatorial projects, individual and collective exhibitions.

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Mix 'n' Mash Opening Reception
Feb
10
5:00pm 5:00pm

Mix 'n' Mash Opening Reception

Mexic-Arte Museum is pleased to announce its annual Mix ‘n’ Mash exhibition, which opens with a festive party and art sale on Friday, February 10, 2017 from 5–9pm. The works of over 200 artists will be displayed on quality panels donated by Ampersand Art Supply. Each limited-edition Mix ‘n’ Mash piece is uniquely crafted for the exhibition, inspired by El Dia de Amor y Amistad.

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Family Day: Holiday Papercraft Workshop
Dec
11
1:00pm 1:00pm

Family Day: Holiday Papercraft Workshop

In conjunction with Mexic-Arte's holiday Nacimientos exhibit in the annex gallery, the Education Department will host a holiday-themed Family Day on Sunday, December 11th. Projects are appropriate for a variety of ages and are provided free of charge. 

Image: Screen printed holiday cards at Mexic-Arte Museum, 2014. Photo by Adrian Orozco.

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Changarrito with Samuel Velasquez
Dec
10
to Dec 11

Changarrito with Samuel Velasquez

Dec weekends 2-3 and 10-11 from 12-3pm. Velasquez’ paintings are a combination of universal stories with entities endlessly watching us.Changarritos exist throughout the world, evolving as forums for the sale of original artwork to the general public, presentation of public programs, special curatorial projects, individual and collective exhibitions.

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 Holiday Party, Opening Reception, & Art Sale
Dec
8
5:30pm 5:30pm

Holiday Party, Opening Reception, & Art Sale

Admission: $10 or FREE for Museum Members
Live music, antojitos, seasonal cocktails, unique gifts, and exciting activities welcome the holiday season at the Opening Reception of Nacimientos: Traditional Nativity Scenes from Mexico.

Image: Popular Nativity Scene/Nacimiento Tiípico—Mexico City, Mexico. Ceramic and plaster of Paris. Donated by Edwin R. Jordan. Photo by Edwin Jordan. 

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Changarrito with Samuel Velasquez
Dec
3
to Dec 4

Changarrito with Samuel Velasquez

Dec weekends 2-3 and 10-11 from 12-3pm. Velasquez’ paintings are a combination of universal stories with entities endlessly watching us.Changarritos exist throughout the world, evolving as forums for the sale of original artwork to the general public, presentation of public programs, special curatorial projects, individual and collective exhibitions.

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Live Stream Watch Party: Screen It! Honored by First Lady Michelle Obama
Nov
15
12:00pm12:00pm

Live Stream Watch Party: Screen It! Honored by First Lady Michelle Obama

Mexic-Arte Museum is thrilled to invite you to join the Live Stream Watch Party during the National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award Ceremony, broadcasting live from the White House. Mexic-Arte Museum's Screen It! will receive 1 of 12 National Awards presented by First Lady Michelle Obama for effectiveness in developing young people’s learning and life skills by engaging them in the arts or humanities.

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Changarrito with Claudia Zapata (Mapache Bear Press)
Nov
13
1:00pm 1:00pm

Changarrito with Claudia Zapata (Mapache Bear Press)

Changarrito is an art vending cart, conceptualized by artist Maximo Gonzalez as an alternative pop up art gallery. Faithful to their original, informal spirit, Changarritos exist throughout the world, evolving as forums for the sale of original artwork to the general public, presentation of public programs, special curatorial projects, individual and collective exhibitions.

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