May 5 - June 27, 2010
419 Congress Avenue, Austin, TX 78701
Mexic-Arte Museum presents the exhibition Rubén Herrera: Master Artist and Teacher 1888-1933. Rubén Herrera founded the Painting Academy of Saltillo, which created a new generation of painters in Northern Mexico in the early 20th century. This exhibition premieres for the first time in the United States and and commemorates the Centennial of the Mexican Revolution and the Bicentennial of the Mexican Independence. Featuring 10 works of art, the exhibit also includes a special section on the Herrera Family in Austin.