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Mingei International Museum presents “Viva Mexico!”

Tree of Life : Adam and Eve, Nativity and Noah's Ark - Metepec, 1970s-1980s - Polychromed clay Collection, Centro Cultural Tijuana - Photo, Anthony Scoggins

Park, CA – ¡VIVA MÉXICO! — Heroes and Artisans, at the International
Museum in
Balboa Park, celebrates the 200th anniversary of Mexican
(1810), the 100th of the Mexican revolution (1910) and the
folk art
that colorfully and vitally expresses the nation’s spirit.
as the
heroes of independence and the revolution were great artisans in
crafting the
nation’s constitution, laws and institutions, so are its many artisans
cultural heroes, vibrantly perpetuating Mexico’s historical memory and
distinctive, exuberant and vital artistic tradition.