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The Crossroads Meet at Mexic-Arte Museum's "Intersección: Choque & Alivio"
The 25th edition of this showcase for early-career Latinx artists is a space for sharing our shock over this time and our humanity
"...& Alivio/Intersection: Shock & Relief," opening this week at Mexic-Arte Museum. Dr. George Vargas, the museum's curator and director..."

Sept. 18, 2020 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Art Review: “Creating Encuentros: Changarrito 2012-2024” at Mexic-Arte
New exhibit offers a comprehensive look at the Changarrito art residency program
" the streets and massively influential to Mexican culture. Mexic-Arte Museum’s current exhibit, “Creating Encuentros: Changarrito 2012-2024,” explores how..."

May 3, 2024 Arts Feature by Meher Qazilbash

Mexic-Arte Museum's "Community Altars"
Mexic-Arte shows the variety in celebrations of Día de los Muertos across Mexico's different regions
"...Day of the Dead) through various regions of Mexico, Mexic-Arte Museum's "Community Altars" stands more as a cultural lesson..."

Oct. 30, 2015 Arts Review by Caitlin Greenwood

Mexic-Arte Museum's "Fotografía y Nuevos Medios: Selections From the Permanent Collection"
The exhibition puts on view a treasure trove of images that have been in hiding for too long in the museum's collections
" to local gems, photojournalism to contemporary performance pieces, Mexic-Arte's permanent photography and new media collections are a treasure..."

Feb. 9, 2018 Arts Review by Melany Jean

“Young Latino Artists 22: ¡Ahora!” at Mexic-Arte Museum
At a time when Hispanic identity is ever more complex, the artists in “YLA 22” seem pretty sure of their own
"...what identity is all about. “Young Latino Artists 22: ¡Ahora!”Mexic-Arte Museum, 419 Congress Through Aug. 27..."

Aug. 18, 2017 Arts Review by Sam Anderson-Ramos

“The Geometry of Space and Time” at Mexic-Arte Museum
Sebastián’s sculpture evokes string theory via concrete forms
"...maker like Sebastián. “Sebastián: The Geometry of Space and Time”Mexic-Arte Museum, 419 Congress, 512/480-9373 Through June 25..."

May 19, 2017 Arts Review by Sam Anderson-Ramos

"Young Latino Artists 21: Amexican@"
This exhibit is about being Mexican-American, but it will make things happen for you whatever your ethnicity
"...Mexic-Arte Museum's "Young Latino Artists 21: Amexican@" touches on these..."

July 15, 2016 Arts Review by Sam Anderson-Ramos

AMOA and Mexic-Arte Shows Take Us to Personal Places
"...San Luis de Potosí, Mexico. Now through June 6, Mexic-Arte Museum is hosting the first retrospective in North America..."

May 22, 1998 Arts Feature

A Claimed Space
Mexic-Arte blazed a trail in Texas by making a place for Mexican culture in a museum
"...1984 to house Galería Mexico, the first incarnation of Mexic-Arte, in the former Arts Warehouse at 300 San Antonio,..."

Aug. 14, 2009 Arts Feature by Belinda Acosta

Cultural Evolution
New Directions for Mexic-Arte Museum
"...Pio Pulido were struggling to establish a place for Mexic-Arte Museum among Austin's arts organizations, Herlinda Zamora was still..."

July 7, 1995 Arts Feature

Viva la Vida
The 26th annual Día de los Muertos celebration has a new twist this year
"...Mexic-Arte Museum has always been at the forefront of local..."

Oct. 23, 2009 Food Feature by Claudia Alarcón

'Young Latina Artists 19: Y, Qué?'
San Antonio's Más Rudas Chicana Collective fills Mexic-Arte's summer showcase with work by women
" the title of the annual summer exhibit at Mexic-Arte Museum signals a first in that institution's longtime support..."

June 13, 2014 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

"Young Latino Artists 20: Within Reach"
Despite the exhibition's distractions, Mexic-Arte continues to debut exciting work from young Latino artists
"...The annual Young Latino Artists (YLA) exhibition at Mexic-Arte, now in its 20th year, is commendable for simultaneously..."

July 31, 2015 Arts Review by Seth Orion Schwaiger

Mummy's the Word
Mexic-Arte Museum screens a landmark of Mexican fantastic cinema
"...Momia Azteca), which screens Friday evening as part of Mexic-Arte Museum's "Aztec and Maya Revival" exhibition...."

Aug. 15, 2008 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Talented If Not Young
The artists in Mexic-Arte's 'YLA No. 11' may be beyond youth, but they're still definitely deserving of attention
"...guess how old we are? The current edition of Mexic-Arte's annual "Young Latino Artists" exhibition takes a group of..."

Sept. 15, 2006 Arts Feature by Rachel Koper

The Next Diegos
Mexic-Arte's 'YLA No. 10' showcases the work of tomorrow's great Latino artists
"...Mexic-Arte Museum has been keeping this tradition alive in Austin..."

July 8, 2005 Arts Feature by Patti Hadad

Words on the Wall
The Mexic-Arte Museum exhibition "Brazilian Visual Poetry" is an ambitious attempt to trace a history of visual poetry among Brazilian artists since the Fifties, but the show feels fragmentary, defining poetry in the broadest of terms and presenting the work in an inconsistent manner.
"...survey of Brazilian art since the Fifties. Vater and Mexic-Arte should be commended for not shying away from this..."

Feb. 22, 2002 Arts Feature by Merchant Adams

Back From the Grave
Mexic-Arte Explores Guerrero Viejo
" president of Austin's school board, is walking through Mexic-Arte Museum looking at Richard Payne's beautiful black-and-white photographs of..."

July 21, 1995 Arts Feature by Chris Walters

Austin Artist Pio Pulido Passes
Mexic-Arte Museum co-founder was a fixture in the local arts community
"...Pio Pulido passed away July 12. Pulido co-founded the Mexic-Arte Museum in 1984 in addition to being a prolific..."

July 13, 2018 Arts Post by James Renovitch

Not "Off-White" Enough?
Why Mexic-Arte left one piece out of its "YLA 22" exhibition
"...This summer, Mexic-Arte Museum presented its 22nd annual Young Latino Artists exhibition,..."

Aug. 26, 2017 Arts Post by Victoria Mycue

The Daily Hustle: 4/19/10
This post is for the birds
"...week's City Council meeting, including $5 million for the Mexic-Arte Museum, a new Hispanic/Latino Community Oversight Team, and some..."

April 19, 2010 News Post by Wells Dunbar

A Museum Comes of Age

July 23, 1999 Arts Feature by Mary Jane Garza

Tracking the MACC
A Brief History of Austin's Latino Cultural Center
"...was very active in LUChA and, in 1984, founded Mexic-Arte Museum, which has established a strong presence in the..."

June 12, 1998 Arts Feature by Mary Jane Garza

An Altar-nate View
Liven up the boo-ring Halloween season with Día de los Muertos celebrations
"...2004, and last year we displayed one at the Mexic-Arte Museum in honor of Lady Bird Johnson. The altars..."

Oct. 29, 2010 Food Feature by Claudia Alarcón

Talking Art at the Top
The executive directors of the city's museums shed light on the local visual arts scene
"...of collectors. Arthouse has managed to become debt-free, while Mexic-Arte Museum is enjoying its new official status as the..."

July 2, 2004 Arts Feature by Sam Martin

Tres Proyectos Latinos & Young Latin Artists: Vibrant Dialogue
"...AMOA@Laguna Gloria, through August 10 Mexic-Arte Museum, through July 5..."

July 4, 1997 Arts Review

Touched by Fire
For half a century, Ishmael Soto has used flame to transform copper, clay, and bronze into works of wonder
"...of his other remarks in this gallery talk at Mexic-Arte Museum, yet from it springs a pair of simple..."

Feb. 23, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Imagined Mexico
A personal guide to three exhibits on Mexico through one bifurcated perspective
"...the Ransom Center, the Blanton Museum of Art, and Mexic-Arte Museum – take different facets of the prism and..."

April 16, 2010 Arts Feature by Belinda Acosta

El Quemado
For more than 40 years, José Francisco Treviño has been exploring the world of art. Now, in the largest retrospective it has ever presented, Mexic-Arte Museum shows us Treviño's discoveries, and Mary Jane Garza explains how they came to be.
"...Treviño is enjoying a retrospective of his art at Mexic-Arte Museum. With more than 130 paintings, drawings, and sculptures..."

Dec. 31, 1999 Arts Feature by Mary Jane Garza

Downtown Austin Is Getting a Fresh Coat of Museums
"...venues like the Paramount Theatre and Austin Film Center. Mexic-Arte Museum, one of the city's most trustworthy art facilities,..."

Nov. 27, 1998 Arts Feature by Sam Martin

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