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  1. Magical and Mystical Oaxaca: Celebrating Oaxacan Art and Culture

    The exhibition Magical and Mystical Oaxaca: Celebrating Oaxacan Art and Culture showcases the vibrant art and culture of Oaxaca, Mexico. Magical and Mystical Oaxaca aims to foster cultural exchange and provide a unique opportunity to engage with Oaxacan art. (location: second floor) “Women Printmakers of Oaxaca”This installation reflects the unique perspectives and artistic expressions of women in the Oaxacan art scene.

  2. Opening Reception | “Magical and Mystical Oaxaca”

    August 11, 2023 You’re invited to explore Magical and Mystical Oaxaca: Celebrating Oaxacan Art and Culture at this opening reception. The exhibition showcases the vibrant art and culture of Oaxaca, Mexico. Presented by the Glassell Studio School in collaboration with Houston’s Serrano Gallery, Magical and Mystical Oaxaca aims to foster cultural exchange and provide a unique opportunity to engage with Oaxacan art. The exhibition is installed on all three floors of the Glassell School of Art. This exhibition is organized by the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

  3. Study Abroad | Culinary & Cultural Tour of Oaxaca, Mexico

    Explore the cuisine, culture, and art-making traditions of Oaxaca, a coastal state renowned for its rich cultural heritage, vibrant art scene, and world-class gastronomy. -- Begin Grid Row --> October 2024 Travel to Mexico this fall with the Glassell School of Art. -- End Grid Row --> The Glassell School of Art receives generous funding from the Glassell Family; The Skiles Foundation; Leslie and Brad Bucher; Mr. and Mrs. John S.

  4. Oaxaca Study Abroad Trip | Info Session

    Plan Your Visit This event takes place in Favrot Auditorium at the Glassell School of Art. June 8, 2024This October, the Glassell Studio School offers a cultural trip to explore Oaxaca, Mexico, for a week. About the Study Abroad CourseThe Culinary & Cultural Tour of Oaxaca, Mexico is an immersive, week-long trip.

  5. Caught in the Act | Drew Bacon on William Kentridge and the Art of Stop-Motion

    His short films have been screened at film festivals such as Oaxaca Film Festival and Esto es Para Esto. He holds a BFA in painting and drawing with a minor in art history from Pratt Institute in New York and an MFA in experimental animation from California Institute of the Arts.

  6. Rediscovered Diego Rivera Painting Acquired by the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

    Mar 11, 2022 - Latin American and Latino art. Rivera had gone to the region of Tehuantepec, near Oaxaca, Mexico, in 1923, and there discovered the vibrant, indigenous culture of Mexico, with its traditions passed down by women through generations. The MFAH collections include in-depth holdings of Pre-Columbian and African gold, American art, European paintings, and distinguished international collections of modern and contemporary art.

  7. Circa 1900: Decorative Arts at the Turn of the Century

    This exhibition features European decorative and fine art from about 1890 to 1910.  "A period of upheaval forms the backstory behind the objects in this fascinating exhibit." —Houston Chronicle "Don’t miss the delightfully uplifting decorative designs highlighted in this hidden treasure . . . Circa 1900: Decorative Arts at the Turn of the Century also features several Art Nouveau items collected by Dominique de Menil that are now part of the Menil Collection.

  8. Collectors Studio

    Membership dues support acquisitions, exhibitions, and other initiatives that further the Museum’s mission to exhibit and interpret art for all people. for art. With exclusive programs and events, supporters receive special access to curators and renowned art-world figures, behind-the-scenes tours of the Museum, visits to Houston’s best art collections, and private travel opportunities

  9. About the ICAA

    Since the ICAA was founded, its mission has been to collect, exhibit, research, and educate about the diverse artistic production of Latin American and Latinx communities, including artists from Mexico, Central and South America It is headed by Mari Carmen Ramírez, Wortham Curator of Latin American Art at the MFAH and founding director of the ICAA. Arden Decker is the associate director. International Center for the Arts of the Americas (ICAA) In 2001, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (MFAH) established the Latin American art department and its research arm, the International Center for the Arts of the Americas

  10. Origin Stories of Latin American and Latino Art, Shared through a Newly Expanded Online Archive

    Apr 7, 2020 - ” by Sybil Venegas in ChismeArte; and the 1980 essay “Some thoughts concerning the exhibit of Hispanic-American Art in Chicago” by Victor A. other key theoretical, critical, and art-historical texts. Explore the ICAA Documents of Latin American and Latino Art Digital Archive