amArte

amArte is Mexic-Arte Museum’s new education outreach program funded by Austin Public Health’s Office of Violence Prevention. amArte will coordinate with local master artists to plan and execute unique workshops at high schools in the east Austin area. One workshop will be held per month, explaining how amArte is Mexic-Arte’s way to keep being an asset to the community as gentrification grows and makes that an incremental challenge each year.

Workshops

Workshop #6 with Esteban Marquez

Jun. 6, 2022 – Jun. 6, 2022

The Museum partnered with local artist Artists Esteban Marquez, a Design Director and Alex Diamantis, a Product Designer at Funsize Co, which is a digital service & product design agency in Austin, Texas

Workshop #5 with Santa Barraza

May. 11, 2022 – May. 11, 2022

The Museum partnered with local artist Santa Barraza who led the workshop with the facilitation and assistance of our education associate José Martinez.

Workshop #4 with Amado Castillo III

Apr. 4, 2022 – Apr. 4, 2022

The Museum partnered with local artist Amado Castillo III and his 19-year-old son Amado Castillo IV to create the mural “Lead to Live,” which depicts a tri-colored background reminiscent of the Mexican flag. On the left green section, an ever-growing Austin skyline is shown with prominent construction cranes that take up as much space as each iconic building.

Workshop #3 with Kill Joy

Feb. 28, 2022 – Mar. 3, 2022

The Museum partnered with local artist Killjoy who led the workshop with the facilitation and assistance of our education associate José Martinez. 

Workshop #2 with José Tomás Garcia

Feb. 16, 2022 – Feb. 16, 2022

The Museum partnered with local artist José Tomás Garcia, who is a a Venezuelan immigrant with a portfolio primarily centered around collaging using the Venezuelan currency Bolivar which has lost all economic value due to hyperinflation.

Workshop #1 with Mariana Nuño-Ruiz

Jan. 12, 2022 – Jan. 12, 2022

The Museum partnered with local chef and culinary artist Mariana Nuño-Ruiz, who has spent eight-years researching and developing her cookbook “Dining with the Dead”