The 37th Annual Day of the Dead Exhibition

In observance of the Mexican holiday the Day of the Dead or Día de los Muertos, Mexic-Arte Museum presents ​The 37th Annual Day of the Dead Exhibition.​ Since 1984 when the Museum presented its first Day of the Dead exhibition, ​La Muerte Vive (Death Lives)​, this exhibition pays tribute to the tradition that celebrates the return of the dead by their families and friends on October 31 to November 2.

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ELA 25: Intersección: Choque & Alivio, Intersection: Shock & Relief Exhibition

​Mexic-Arte Museum proudly presents ​ELA (Emerging
Latinx Artists) 25: Intersección: Choque & Alivio, Intersection: Shock & Relief,​ (formally known as ​YLA​, ​Young Latinx Artists) which celebrates the last twenty five years of exhibitions featuring emerging Latinx artists. This exhibition will showcase artists converging at the crossroads of aesthetic interests and cultural history. The exhibition aims to discover shared life experiences, a (s)mashup or crash (​choque​) at intersecting lanes of similarities and differences as expressed in the artistically diverse artworks. In reaction to this historical era of identity politics and civic unrest, these artists respond in a visual dialogue, drawing from their cultural experience and sociopolitical consciousness. This year’s exhibition will be curated by Dr. George Vargas, Curator and Director of Programs at Mexic-Arte Museum.

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Online Opening Reception for ELA 25: Intersección: Choque & Alivio/ Intersection: Shock & Relief Exhibition

The Mexic-Arte Museum is hosting an Online Opening Reception for, ELA 25: Intersección: Choque & Alivio, Intersection: Shock & Relief Exhibition. Starting on Friday, September 25th at 11am CST online visitors will get a chance to look through the exhibition via the Mexic-Arte Museum website with additional content such as artist and artwork details, a chance to purchase Museum Memberships at discounted prices, and ways you can continue to support the Museum!

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Changarreando with Michelle Cuevas: Instagram Takeover

Support our October 2020 Changarreando Artist, Michelle Cuevas, as we adapt the program to a new and exciting internet feature: “Changarreando” In the spirit of Changarrito, the pop-up mobile art gallery where artists can sell their work to the public, Changarreando with Michelle Cuevas allows the artist to bring their work to you. Follow us on Instagram and Facebook for updates on original work available for purchase as well as behind the scenes of the artist’s work, space, and creative process.

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Viva La Vida 2020 Goes Virtual! Presented by Austin Convention Center

Mexic-Arte Museum’s Viva La Vida Festival & Parade Presented by Austin Convention Center is Austin’s largest and longest-running Día de los Muertos festival & parade in Texas. As part of the Mexic-Arte Museums’s continued initiative to bring Museum events right to your screen, the Mexic-Arte Museum will be presenting Viva la Vida in a whole new way! Reimagined as a virtual festival, this year’s Viva la Vida marks a historic moment for the Museum. Utilizing a festival-landing page, Mexic-Arte Museum presents the components that make Viva la Vida such a special, vibrant celebration.

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Catrina Gala en Familia: A Family Affair & Virtual Edition 2020

We invite you to Mexic-Arte Museum’s 2020 Catrina Gala en Famila: A Family Affair & Virtual Edition. This year, proceeds from the Gala will benefit our award winning education programs in underserved schools, and Museum operations, both in dire need of funding due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and economic crisis. The Catrina Gala is a spirited annual benefit recognizing Mexic-Arte Museum’s present accomplishments in visual arts and art education. We commemorate the Museum’s 36 years of presenting critically acclaimed exhibitions, award-winning education programs, and unique cultural events.

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Mix ‘n’ Mash

Support our September 2020 Changarreando Artist, Peso Zapata, as we adapt the program to a new and exciting internet feature: “Changarreando” In the spirit of Changarrito, the pop-up mobile art gallery where artists can sell their work to the public, Changarreando Instagram Takeover with Peso Zapata allows the artist to bring their work to you. Follow us on Instagram (@mexic_arte) for weekly Instagram posts on original work available for purchase as well as behind the scenes of the artist’s work, space, and creative process.

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Taste of Mexico

The Mexic-Arte Museum is rescheduling Taste of Mexico once again to Wednesday, April 21, 2021 in order to maintain the safety and well-being of our community. In April we will generate the same energy, and present the great food, music, and overall great experience the whole community can enjoy!

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