Mexic-Arte Museum calls for volunteers and parade participants for annual Viva La Vida festival

This week Mexic-Arte Museum announced a call for volunteers and parade participants for our 31st annual Day of the Dead Festival, Viva La Vida. For Viva la Vida 2014, the museum anticipates over 5,000 visitors and will host artists, musicians, and various cultural groups. The event is Austin’s largest and longest running Day of the […]

[10/19] Preview: 30th annual Viva La Vida Festival & Parade

Join the celebration of Día De Los Muertos in Austin today with the 30th annual “Viva La Vida” festival and parade.

‘Creating La Muerte’: Jose Guadalupe Posada 100th Anniversary & Community Altars open at Mexic-Arte

Creating la Muerte in conjuction with community altars will be opening up Sept. 20 at Mexic-Arte Museum and lasting until Nov. 24. This is a commemorative exhibition which will be celebrating the 100 year anniversary of Jose Guadalupe Posada. The exhibition will be including original broadsides from the Mexic-Arte’s Museum permanent collection as well as […]

Mexic-Arte to hold screening of ‘Santo en la Frontera de Terror’

Mexic-Arte museum will be holding a screening of the film Santo en la Frontera de Terror on April 3 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Starring in the film is El Santo, a famed Mexican luchador and actor. Admission is free for members and $5 for non-members. Currently the museum is holding two exhibitions until […]

Mexic-Arte holds reception for ‘Masked: Changing Identities’ exhibit

As part of their upcoming survey exhibition, Mexic-Arte museum will be hosting Masked: Changing Identities which will be opening Jan. 25 with a reception from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Admission to the reception is $10 and free for members. There will be a special performance by Danza Azteca Guadalupana and a conversation with the […]

Mexic-Arte screens ’2012: The Beginning’ followed by Q & A with Dr. Edwin Barnhart

2012: The Beginning screens Nov. 15 at Mexic-Arte Museum followed by a Q & A with Dr. Edwin Barnhart. Mexic-Arte is a non-profit, multidisciplinary, and multicultural museum that presents traditional and contemporary Mexican, Latino, and Latin American art and culture. Founded in 1983, the museum began by educating and promoting traditional and contemporary Mexican and […]

Mexic-Arte Museum celebrates 29th annual Viva La Vida Festival

Mexic-Arte Museum will celebrate their 29th annual Viva La Vida Festival Oct. 20. The celebration will include Day of the Dead themed exhibits, educational programs, hands-on activities, artist demonstrations, live music by El Tule and DJ Chorizo Funk, and a costume contest.