Weaving a Cultural Testimony


Weaving a Cultural Testimony, June 5 – Aug 31, 2003

Summary: A tribute to the artistic beauty of Oaxaca, one of Mexico’s richest cultural states.  The exhibition includes ancient Zapotec artifacts from the St. Louis Art Museum and the Snite Museum of Art, as well as private collections of contemporary Oaxacan artists.  The exhibition includes a special focus on Teotitlán del Valle and master weaver, Arnulfo Mendoza, which illustrate the rich cultural heritage of Oaxaca’s indigenous people.

Curator: Mary Jane Gagnier de Mendoza and Cesáreo Moreno

Organizing Institution: Mexican Fine Arts Center Musuem

Displayed at: Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum Main Gallery

*Exhibition catalogue published by the Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum

Thursday, June 5, 2003 to Sunday, August 31, 2003