419 Congress (map) 512.480.9373
Mexic-Arte Museum is dedicated to cultural enrichment and education through the presentation and promotion of traditional and contemporary Mexican, Latino, and Latin American art and culture. Since its founding in 1984, Mexic-Arte Museum has emerged as the official Mexican and Mexican-American Fine Art Museum of Texas.
Mexic-Arte Museum is located at 419 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78768
$1 children under 12
Free Admission for Mexic-Arte Museum Members
Friday and Saturday: 10-5
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To expand its programs and exhibits, Mexic-Arte Museum moved into its current home at 419 Congress Avenue in 1988. This ideal location placed the Museum in the heart of Austin’s vibrant downtown – Central Texas’ epicenter of commerce, culture, arts and tourism. As one of the precious few Mexican art museums in the United States, Mexic-Arte Museum contributes to cultural enrichment and works to improve the quality of life in Texas through innovative exhibitions and educational programming. A total of 75,000 visitors, ranging from enthusiastic children to art connoisseurs, tour the Museum each year.
Mexic-Arte Museum’s impressive history has prepared it to become one of the foremost arts institutions in the region. The next few years will see the Museum dramatically expand its facility, its scope and its resources. Joining the Museum now will help ensure that Texas has the best in Latino arts and culture for years to come.
Mexic-Arte Museum's main gallery is reserved for traveling and curated exhibitions of traditional and contemporary art from Mexico and other Latin American countries as well as for national, local and regional Chicano and Latino artists.Mexic-Arte Museum supports and presents new and experimental artwork by providing an open environment for the development of arists. In 1997, the Museum opened its back gallery for The Diversity and Emergence Series, which provides exhibition space for new talent not seen in Austin. The program is open to artists whose work deals with historical, social, literary and/or personal experiences and interpretations regarding Latin America. For more information, please call 512-480-9373.
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