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Treasures from The Mexican Museum: A Spirited Legacy

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Sin Título (Calaca Enramada) Papier-mache, Wire, High Gloss Paint 46 X 40 X 32” © Collection of The Mexican Museum, Paul S. Sherrill Collection
Treasures from The Mexican Museum: A Spirited Legacy
Curated by: Signe Mayfield

1313 Newell Road
Palo Alto, CA 94303
September 26th, 2009 - April 18th, 2010
Opening: September 26th, 2009 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

QUICK FACTS
WEBSITE:  
http://www.cityofpaloalto.org
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
Peninsula/South Bay
PHONE:  
650-329-2366
OPEN HOURS:  
10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; 1-5 p.m. Sunday; and 7-9 p.m. Thursday
TAGS:  
mexican, mixed-media, abstract, sculpture
COST:  
Free

DESCRIPTION

The Palo Alto Art Center is honored to present Treasures from The Mexican Museum: A Spirited Legacy from September 26, 2009 through April 18, 2010. The Mexican Museum - San Francisco is the first and the oldest-operating museum outside of Mexico and the world to exhibit Mexican and Mexican-American art and culture. The collection at The Mexican Museum represents a treasury for the passionate voice of a vibrant people: it has collected over 12,000 objects spanning thousands of years of art and culture in the Americas. The Palo Alto Art Center is honored to present highlights from the collection as a spirited legacy for all of us to enjoy.  Treasures from the Mexican Museum: A Spirited Legacy initiates for The Mexican Museum “Renacimiento: The Mexican Museum Today,” a campaign to share the wealth of art that it has collected over the past thirty four years.  Palo Alto Art Center: 1313 Newell Road, Palo Alto, CA 94303  Tel: 650-329-2366 Hours: Open Tuesday- Saturday, 10-5pm; Thursday, 7-9pm; Sunday, 1-5pm  Admission is Free / For information on related programs and events, visit our website: www.cityofpaloalto.org/artcenter