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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June 25 - October 1, 2017 at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston

 

After stints in Philadelphia and Mexico City, Paint the Revolution is heading to Houston

Paint the Revolution: Mexican Modernism, 1910-1950 charts the development of modern art in Mexico and the social, political, and cultural forces that shaped it over the course of nearly half a century. Featuring some 175 works-including prints, photographs, books, newspapers, easel paintings, large-scale portable murals, and mural fragments-Paint the Revolution is unprecedented for its breadth and variety.

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July 25 - October 15, 2017 at the Met Museum

 

Cristóbal de Villalpando (ca. 1649-1714) emerged in the 1680s not only as the leading painter in viceregal Mexico, but also as one of the most innovative and accomplished artists in the entire Spanish world. Opening July 25 at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the exhibition Cristóbal de Villalpando: Mexican Painter of the Baroque features his earliest masterpiece, a monumental painting depicting the biblical accounts of Moses and the brazen serpent and the Transfiguration of Jesus that was painted in 1683 for a chapel in Puebla Cathedral. Newly conserved, this 28-foot-tall canvas has never been exhibited outside its place of origin. Ten additional works, most of which have never been shown in the United States, will also be exhibited. Highlights include Villalpando's recently discovered Adoration of the Magi, on loan from Fordham University, and The Holy Name of Mary, from the Museum of the Basilica of Guadalupe.


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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.