On View: Translations and Transitions / Traducciones y Transiciones: A Celebration of Mexican and Central American Independence (1821–2021).
The year 2021 marks the bicentennial of Mexican and Central American independence from Spain. Focusing on the many vibrant and sophisticated Indigenous societies that flourished over thousands of years in what is today Mexico and Central America, this small but rich exhibition features 17 works of art including books, gold adornments, and ceramic vessels. It also features an original painting by Mexican-American artist René Treviño.
See the show now through November 7, 2021.
🎨: Artist: Costa Rican, Effigy Metate (Grinding Stone), AD 700-1550. Gift of John G. Bourne, 2013.