Legend has it that butterflies are the souls of the dead returning.
Join us at our Dia De Los Muertos festival on Sunday, November 2 and enjoy a vibrant celebration of life! You will also learn more about Día de los Muertos through art workshops, live performances, gallery tours, face painting, unique craft vendors and an Altar Contest Display. Free Admission.
Congratulations to David Flores who won the HERDEZ® Día de los Muertos T-shirt Design Contest! His design will be included on shirts that will be sold at the MOLAA store and online, with all proceeds benefitting the Museum. We will inform you as soon as we have the T-shirts available for purchase.
Tell us your stories! Transformations is our upcoming exhibition and we are looking to YOU to share a dramatic and inspiring experience that reshaped your life. If your story is selected, you will work with the curator of the exhibition, and will choose works from our collection, to create a visual representation of your emotional state, both before and after the transformative event.Five stories total will be chosen. For more details on how to enter, click here.
Gabriel Orozco, Samurai Tree (Invariant Blue), 2005. Acrylic on linen canvas.
"I try to make language confront reality, the reality of the street and what goes on there."
Join us for the opening of our new Project Room exhibition by Marcela Armas this Friday, July 20 beginning at 6:00pm. The exhibition will Resistance, as well as other works from her Vortex project. Resistance is an installation that represents the border and the socio-political tension between Mexico and the United States and Vortex examines the industrial production of state textbooks and the controversial politics embedded in their creation. Armas works and lives between Mexico City and San Miguel de Allende. Free admission.
Image Credit: Marcela Armas, Vórtice/Vortex, 2013. Image courtesy of the artist.