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Weaving Diversity: Textiles from Oaxaca

Weaving Diversity: Textiles from Oaxaca

Oaxaca: Matsers of Folk Art


Mar 1- 19, Weaving Diversity: Textiles from Oaxaca, Mexican Cultural Institute, 2829 16th Street, NW Washington D.C. The Mexican Cultural Institute gallery spaces are showing an extraordinary exhibition of textiles from the Textile Museum of Oaxaca. Representing three important collections from the Textile Museum of Oaxaca, the elaborate pieces on display will showcase historical indigenous...

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March 2011

March 2011

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February 2011

February 2011

Feb 1-6, Zihua Sailfest  2010 ,Zihuatanejo, Gro. This will be the 10th year of Sailfest which started because the boaters, stopping in Zihua on their way south, wanted to help the children and schools in the area.  It has become an annual event where the boaters, joined by the local people and merchants, join in a...

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Frente a Frente

Frente a Frente

The Mexican People in Independence and Revolution, 1810 & 1910


Feb 1- Mar 15, Frente a Frente, The Mexican People in Independence and Revolution, 1810 &  1910, Exhibition Hall, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX. This exhibit features rare books, prints, photographs, and manuscripts from the Benson Latin American Collection, commemorating the bicentennial anniversary of Mexican Independence and the centennial of the Mexican Revolution....

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February 2011

February 2011

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January 2011

January 2011

Jan-Mar, Whale watching, Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo. One secret that the waters off the beach have to offer during winter months is the great whale-watching during their annual migration. In December and early January many of the fishing and sailing boats have already spotted great packs of dolphins, pods of whales with calves and quite a few sea...

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Obsidian Mirror-Travels

Obsidian Mirror-Travels

Refracting Ancient Mexican Art and Archaeology


Jan 1- Mar 27, Obsidian Mirror-Travels: Refracting Ancient Mexican Art and Archaeology, Getty Research Institute Exhibition Gallery, Los Angeles, Ca. From the first moments of contact, Mexico’s indigenous civilizations evoked in their European conquerors an array of unsettling emotions ranging from fascination to fear. Eradicating populations, destroying monuments, suppressing native religions, and collecting and classifying...

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January 2011

January 2011

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December 2010

December 2010

Dec TBA, Rucco Surfer Reunion 2010, Ixtapa. The annual Rucco reunion is a three day event focused on surf and fun at Playa Linda. There will be teams of surfers, all 40 years or older, from Mexico, Texas, California, Florida, and more! Also there will be good food, beverages, music, and more. For more info,...

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Olmec

Olmec

Colossal Masterworks of Ancient Mexico


Dec 1, 2010–Jan 9, 2011, Olmec: Colossal Masterworks of Ancient Mexico, The Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA. This is the first West Coast presentation of massive works and small-scale sculptures produced by Mexico’s earliest civilization, which began around 1400 BC and was centered in the Gulf Coast states...

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Shattered Glass

Shattered Glass

Rethinking the Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil Collection


Dec 1- 18, Shattered Glass: Rethinking the Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil Collection, Americas Society, 680 Park Avenue, New York, NY. Through the study of contemporary art and Mexican high modernist masterpieces in the collection of the Carrillo Gil Museum of Art, the curatorial team reexamines the artworks in a new context relating to the...

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Siqueiros Paisajista

Siqueiros Paisajista

Landscapes by David Alfaro Siqueiros


  Dec 1, 2010 – Jan 30, 2011, Siqueiros Paisajista/ Siqueiros: Landscape Painter, Museum of Latin American Art, 628 Alamitos Avenue, Long Beach, CA. The Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA) is proud to join the Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil (MACG), Mexico City, in presenting Siqueiros Paisajista / Siqueiros: Landscape Painter. This exhibition reveals...

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