Danzas Matlachines: Tesoros y Patrimonio Cultural, Las Tradiciónes Continúan
Mexic-Arte Museum is pleased to present Danzas Matlachines: Tesoros y Patrimonio Cultural - Las Tradiciónes Continúan (Matlachine Dances: Treasures and Cultural Patrimony - The Traditions Continue), an exhibition examining the Matachine dance traditions from the state of Coahuila in northern Mexico and highlighting the continuing cultural practice in Austin, Texas. The exhibition is organized in conjunction with the commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Austin-Saltillo Sister Cities collaborative relationship that was established in 1968. The exhibit includes elaborate dance costumes, headdresses, footwear, banners, accessories, photographs, and video documentary organized by El Instituto Municipal de Cultura de Saltillo and is curated by Ivan Ariel Marquez Morales and Maria Magdalena Davila Salinas. Learn more...