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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Reflections on Latinx and Latin America Resistance
May
15
6:00 PM18:00

Reflections on Latinx and Latin America Resistance

Mexic-Arte Museum will bring together a trio of panelists to discuss the current exhibition and provide insights through their respective areas of expertise. Photographer Joel Salcido will speak about his artistic career and expand on some of his works that are part of the exhibit; Dr. Dania Abreu-Torres will delve in the development race, national identity, and feminism through art; and Dr. Erina Duganne will explore and contextualize lineages of resistance through the medium of photography. 

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Taste Of Mexico
May
2
6:00 PM18:00

Taste Of Mexico

Join us for an impeccable pairing of spirited vibes and dazzling edible creations as we celebrate another year of artistry and cultural cuisine in Austin. Stay tuned in the following weeks for more information on how you can purchase tickets to Mexic-Arte Museum's culinary festival!

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Breaking Down Barriers: The Importance of Latinx Representation
Mar
14
5:00 PM17:00

Breaking Down Barriers: The Importance of Latinx Representation

Grab a drink at Mexic-Arte Museum and join Education Coordinator, Stepha Sandoval, for a lively discussion with Prisca Dorcas Mojica Rodriguez, founder of Latina Rebels. The talk will focus on the importance of Latinx representation and accessibility of knowledge for Latinx people, followed by a Q + A with Prisca. 

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Artist Talk
Jan
27
1:30 PM13:30

Artist Talk

Desert Triangle Print Carpeta organizer, Karl Whitaker, and artists will give a talk where visitors can learn more about the project, the artistic processes, and inspiration behind this unique printmaking project.  

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Opening Reception: Fotografia y Nuevos Medios: Selections from the Permanent Collection & Desert Triangle Print Carpeta
Jan
26
6:00 PM18:00

Opening Reception: Fotografia y Nuevos Medios: Selections from the Permanent Collection & Desert Triangle Print Carpeta

Join us for the opening reception of Fotografía y Nuevos Medios: Selections from the Permanent Collection and Desert Triangle Print Carpeta exhibitionswith music from DJ Chorizo Funk and specialty drinks generously provided by Dulce Vida Tequila!

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Viva la Vida Festival & Parade
Oct
28
12:00 PM12:00

Viva la Vida Festival & 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. This year's festival will honor Frida Kahlo in conjunction with the autumn exhibit Diego & Frida: A Smile in the Middle of the Way.

 

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Chihuahua Day
Oct
15
1:00 PM13:00

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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Teachers’ Night
Oct
3
6:00 PM18:00

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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Austin Museum Day
Sep
17
1:00 PM13:00

Austin Museum Day

In conjunction with the annual community altars exhibit, Love to Death and Frida y Diego: A Smile in the Middle of the Way, the Museum will offer hands-on art activities and other family programs to celebrate Frida Kahlo. 

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YLA 22 Art Tour
Jul
15
2:30 PM14:30

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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