‘Luces y Sombras’ Photo Exhibition Highlights Mexico | Way of life


More than 100 photographs depicting modern Mexican history make up the latest exhibit at the El Paso Museum of Art.

“Luces y Sombras: Images of Mexico,” opens Thursday, April 7 at the downtown museum.

Photographs in the Bank of America collection date from the 1920s to the present day and explore a timeline of modern Mexican history, “including the last century of indigenous roots that reflect the survival of communal traditions and the reality of social marginalization. “, museum officials said. in a press release.

The Family Show includes the following events:

• Art Conference: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

Thursday July 14

• Family Day: 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Saturday July 23

Photography workshop:

Noon, Friday August 5

The exhibit was loaned through the Bank of America Art in our Communities program, which was established in 2009 to share the company’s art collection.

“Here in El Paso, we owe much of our rich cultural history to ties with our neighbors to the south in Mexico. Our upcoming exhibit celebrates the collaboration of cultures and an appreciation for art that knows no boundaries,” Bank of America of El Paso President Kristi Marcum said in a statement.

The exhibition is free and open to the public and will be on display until August 17.

The El Paso Museum of Art, 1 Arts Festival Plaza downtown, is open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday.

Information: 915-212-2053; epma.art

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