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Gently Fried: An exhibition in Three Parts, Act II

The Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center

April 18 - June 13, 2015

Part 2 of "Gently Fried" is a group exhibition featuring work by Claire Ashley, Jill Bedgood, Candace Briceño, Susi Brister, Jimmy Canales, Puro Chingón Collective, The Color Condition, Katelena Hernandez Cowles, Sarah Hill, Jenny Kendler, Autumn Knight, Irvin Morazan, Wanda Raimundi-Ortiz, Deborah Roberts, Gil Rocha, Megan Stroech, Jason Villegas.


The Watchdog And The Thief

The Watchdog and The Thief is an exhibition in which Hector Hernandez and William Hundley work both collaboratively and independently.  

Ribon Cutting: Margarita Cabrera: Uprooted Dreams

Celebrate the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican-American Cultural Center’s fifth anniversary with a new public art work commissioned by Margarita Cabrera. On Oct. 15 there will […]

Barrio Scenes: Works by Roy Medrano

Born in 1950 and raised in East Austin, Medrano missed much of his education because he was a migrant worker.  He writes, “I started the […]

HEIR Today, Gone Tomorrow

As a follow-up to their successful curatorial debut with Hasta La Basura Se Separa [artcrush], Los Outsiders, an Austin-based collective started by Salvador Castillo, Michael […]

TEXAS - A Blending of Cultures

Check out the Texas Museum of Fiber Arts exhibition at the Mexican American Cultural Center. TEXAS – A Blending of Cultures combines a variety of […]

Intermezzo: Recent works by Benito Huerta

One of our favorite artists and curators, Huerta was recently the focus of a 13-year survey exhibition entitled, Soundings: Benito Huerta 1992 – 2005 at […]