Mary J. Andrade, Untitled, 1987 – 2016, Color Photograph, 11″ x 14″
Ofrenda Luz de Madre by Melissa Lopez from Mexic-Arte Museum 2019 Dia de los Muertos & Community Altars Exhibition

Exhibitions

The Origins of Medicine by Rafael Navarro Barajas

Sep. 16, 2022 – Feb. 5, 2023

Mexic- Arte Museum is pleased to announce the recent donation of the major artwork, The Origins of Medicine,” composed of two 9’x 29’ oil on canvas murals by Mexican artist, Rafael Navarro Barajas.

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El Nacimiento

Dec. 10, 2022 – Feb. 5, 2023

This striking Mexican nativity scene, generously donated by Edwin R. Jordan, is the largest museum display in Texas, with over 400 pieces that reflect the way in which nacimiento-making has transformed within Mexico to integrate uniquely Mexican motifs, styles, and iconography.

Totally Cool Totally Art

Feb. 14, 2023 – Feb. 28, 2023

Totally Cool Totally Art is an annual exhibition presented every February in conjunction with the City of Austin and Parks and Recreation Department, featuring painting, drawing, sculpture, printmaking and photography done by youth in grades 7th through 12th.

Alimento para el alma / Food for the soul

Feb. 24, 2023 – Mar. 19, 2023

This group exhibition, a selection of artworks (previously known as Mix ‘n’ Mash) explores the theme of food from over 200 artists created on quality panels donated by Ampersand Art Supply.

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Making Tradition – Selections from Arte Popular Collection

Apr. 7, 2023 – Jun. 25, 2023

This spring Mexic-Arte will be exhibiting a large selection of Arte Popular (Mexican Popular art/Mexican Folk art). This artwork, with intricate craftsmanship, represents a broad variety of traditions and specificity dependent on the region of creation and individual maker.

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Nuestra Comunidad/Our Community – Memory and Remembrance Ofrenda

Oct. 1, 2022 – Nov. 20, 2022

This exhibit celebrates the return of the dead to their families and friends on November 1st and 2nd. Photos and offerings are assembled in a room to remember loved ones. Mexic-Arte invites the public to contribute a photo of a loved one.

Mix ‘n’ Mash Las Flores – La Vida

Dec. 10, 2021 – Feb. 6, 2022

Mix ‘n’ Mash Exhibition and Art Sale, Las Flores – La Vida is on view from December 10, 2021 – February 6, 2022. This group exhibition displays artworks from over 200 local and regional artists created on quality panels donated by Ampersand Art Supply.

MX 21-Resistance, Reaffirmation & Resilience

Sep. 17, 2021 – Feb. 27, 2022

Throughout 2021, Mexico is observing major events in history: the falling of the Aztec capital Tenochtitlán, the invasion by Spain, and the Independence of Mexico. Mexic-Arte Museum presents an exhibition and programs in conjunction with Mexico’s 2021 events.

Nuestra Comunidad/Our Community – Memory and Remembrance Ofrenda

Sep. 17, 2021 – Nov. 22, 2021

This exhibit celebrates the return of the dead to their families and friends on November 1st and 2nd. Photos and offerings are assembled in a room to remember loved ones. Mexic-Arte invites the public to contribute a photo of a loved one.