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Mexic-Arte Museum

The Mexic-Arte Museum located in downtown Austin, is dedicated to cultural enrichment and education through the presentation and promotion of traditional and contemporary Mexican, Latino, and Latin American art and culture. Since its founding in 1984, the Mexic-Arte Museum has showcased Mexican and Mexican-American fine arts.

Mexic-Arte Museum Projects

From Revolution to Renaissance
From Revolution to Renaissance

From Revolution to Renaissance – Mexican Art from the Aaron Collection curated by James Oles features an important collection of modern Mexican art exhibited in the United States for the first time. The collection focuses on artwork created between the 1890s and the 1950s, with emphasis on the strands of Mexican realism promoted in the […]


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Gift of the Gods
Gift of the Gods

Gift of the Gods tells a media-rich story of the indigenous foods of Mexico, as well as the ritualistic roles and importance of food in Mexican culture. In Gift of the Gods, food and the art of cuisine is presented as a form of cultural and artistic expression. The presentation explains how artists have used […]


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Mexic-Arte New Media Initiative 2011
Mexic-Arte New Media Initiative 2011

Mexic-Arte Museum engaged in the Mexic-Arte New Media Initiative 2011 which consists of the creation of new videos to add to the Mexic-Arte Museum Online Media Channel  on YouTube where videos for the Museum can be stored and accessed by a worldwide audience.  The short videos produced as part of this initiative will be related […]


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Mexic-Arte Online Video Channel
Mexic-Arte Online Video Channel

For their 2010 minigrant, Mexic-Arte Museum created Mexic-Arte New Media Initiative 2010 which consists of the creation of a Mexic-Arte Museum Online Media Channel through vimeo where videos for the Museum can be stored and accessed by a worldwide audience,  in addition to the production of some short videos for the channel.  The videos produced […]


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Screen It! in Austin
Screen It! in Austin

Mexic-Arte Museum created a project entitled Screen It! in Austin which consisted of a series of video interviews documenting the characteristics of successful  screen printers, designers, and print shop operators in Austin.  Envisioned as an extension of our education programming at the core of Mexic-Arte Museum’s Mission, the video shorts are part of a comprehensive […]


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