Ofrenda Luz de Madre by Melissa Lopez from Mexic-Arte Museum 2019 Dia de los Muertos & Community Altars Exhibition


40 Years of Día de los Muertos

Sep. 22, 2023 – Jan. 7, 2024

This exhibition will include artwork from the permanent collection, inspired by icons of Día de los Muertos, including ofrendas like those seen in Mexico, and two-dimensional and three-dimensional artworks, with artwork by José Guadalupe Posada

Ofrenda de la Comunidad

Sep. 22, 2023 – Nov. 26, 2023

We are thrilled to announce the arrival of the 40th Annual Día de los Muertos exhibition at the Mexic-Arte Museum, a cherished tradition since 1984. This year’s exhibition, 40 years of Día de los Muertos, holds a special place in our hearts as we reflect upon four decades of honoring our dearly departed.


Expresiones de México, Arte de la Gente / Art of the People

Apr. 14, 2023 – Aug. 20, 2023

The artwork in Expresiones de Mexico, Arte de la Gente / Art of the People spans the gamut of tradition, technique, beauty, and time and Mexic-Arte Museum welcomes the community to share in the enjoyment, discovery, and appreciation of these incredible artworks and traditions.

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.

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.

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.