Outside In: The Mexican-American Street Art Movement in Chicago exhibit

outside in mural national museum of mexican art

The other night, I checked out the opening reception for a new exhibit at the National Museum of Mexican Art in Pilsen, which features graffiti and street art by various Mexican artists. (And the reception featured delicious free tamales – score!) The most eye-catching piece is a huge mural that features a Hello Kitty Frida … Continue reading

Dia de Muertos XXV Exhibit

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It’s that time of year…time to check out the Dia de los Muertos exhibit at the National Museum of Mexican Art! I really love this exhibit, and I love seeing the tradition behind Day of the Dead as well as how it translates to peoples’ lives today. This year’s exhibit has some beautiful ofrendas and … Continue reading