Making History: The Art of Collecting

 

Making History: The Art of Collecting, March 7 – June 1, 1997

Summary: This exhibition showcased contemporary paintings that the Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum wished to add to its growing Permanent Collection. One of the goals of the Museum’s Permanent Collection is to have the nation’s premier repository of Mexican artists from Mexico and the U.S. With this exhibition, the Museum’s aim was to raise sufficient funds from our supporters to purchase and preserve these exceptional pieces created by the following group of acclaimed artists: Cristina Cardenas, Mario E. Castillo, Alejandro Colunga, César Augusto Martínez, Marcos Raya, Patssi Valdez

Curator:  Organized by Rebecca D. Meyers, Cesáreo Moreno and René H. Arceo

Organizing Institution: Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum

Displayed at: Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum Courtyard Gallery

Friday, March 7, 1997 to Sunday, June 1, 1997