Dates through June 17, 2017 around the United States


Troker is a world-class band with a distinctive groove that mixes jazz, rock, funk, and a Mexican touch; their electric and eclectic energy can bring an audience to its feet. Troker arrived on the Guadalajaran jazz scene in 2004 and the ensemble has only become more innovative with time. The six-piece group has created a blend of the composed and the improvised, where metal riffage merges with powerhouse funk drumming and DJ scratching, and horn lines pull from jazz and the mariachi tradition of the band's homeland. In 2014, the group was featured at SXSW and WOMEX as official showcasing artists. Troker was also honored as the first band in history to play the West Holts Stage at the Glastonbury Festival twice in consecutive years. Growing in international stature, the band has four award winning albums and has performed at 80 international engagements during the past few years. Troker tours with the support of Southern Exposure: Performing Arts of Latin America in 2016-2017.

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February 11 - September 4, 2017 at the Perot Museum in Dallas


Uncover a world buried over time, in Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed. Explore the social, natural, and spiritual realms of the Maya - past and present - known for their monumental architecture, distinctive art, and intricate knowledge of astronomy and time. Behold secrets that lay hidden for centuries as you journey through an underworld cave, excavate an ancient burial site, and encounter the richness of Maya culture through hands-on explorations such as building arches, deciphering hieroglyphs, translating the Maya calendar, and more!

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April 11 - August 20, 2017 at the Heard Museum in Phoenix


This exhibit offers a rare opportunity to see firsthand masterpieces by two of the most important and recognizable artists of the 20th century. Thirty-three works by the famed Mexican artists, from the Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection, are to be exhibited through Aug. 20, 2017. On view will be Kahlo's Self Portrait with Monkeys and Diego on My Mind, and Rivera's Calla Lily Vendor and Sunflowers. In addition, the exhibit includes more than 50 photographs taken by Edward Weston, Lola Alvarez Bravo and Frida Kahlo's father, Guillermo Kahlo, among others. The exhibit also will feature clothing and jewelry of the style and region that Frida Kahlo chose to wear.

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March 12 - July 16, 2017 at the Dallas Museum of Art


This major exhibition exploring 50 years of Mexican modern art will make its first and only stop in the US at the Dallas Museum of Art following its successful presentation at the Grand Palais, Paris. Organized in collaboration with the Secretaría de Cultura de México, México 1900-1950: Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, José Clemente Orozco, and the Avant-Garde highlights new narratives in Mexico's modern art history. This sweeping survey, the result of a combined cultural endeavor between Mexico and France, features almost 200 works of painting, sculpture, photography, drawings, and films that document the country's artistic Renaissance during the first half of the 20th century.

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Dates throughout 2017 at Harvard University


Professor Brian D. Farrell, Director of the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies (DRCLAS), and Professor Davíd Carrasco, Director of the Moses Mesoamerican Archives, are proud to announce the formation of the "Eduardo Matos Moctezuma Lecture Series." The five-year project, a joint initiative of DRCLAS, the Moses Mesoamerican Archive, and the Divinity School at Harvard University, will offer preeminent Mexican archeologists and anthropologists the opportunity to present their work both in their homeland of Mexico and at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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Throughout 2017 in Los Angeles, California


With the aim of strengthening the linkages between communities, the Mexican Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the City of Los Angeles, California declared 2017 the "Year of Mexico in the City of Los Angeles." The year long agreement will put into action several activities related to the economy, tourism, education and culture, setting the foundations to establish and develop new and permanent cooperation between the two places.