Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Mexican Art and Artifacts at the Newcomb Gallery

January 14th, 2013

On January 17th, a three-part exhibition of Mexican art and artifacts opens at the Tulane University Newcomb Gallery.

De Ser Árbol/Of Being features drawings by Mexican artist Sandra Pani, who will lead a gallery walk-through on January 18th.

The Drawings of William Spratling, Artist and Entrepreneur includes jewelry designs by William Spratling, Margot van Voorhies Carr, Sigfrido Pineda, Fredrick Davis, and Los Castillo selected from the Latin American Library's Spratling-Taxco Collection.

Treasures of Darkness: Spanish Colonial Silver from the Middle American Research Institute highlights both profane and sacred pieces of Spanish colonial silver from the collection of the Middle American Research Institute at Tulane. The two silver exhibitions are curated by New Orleans designer Mignon Faget.

The January 17th opening from 6-8 pm will include music by El Mariachi Jalisco and Latin-inspired food and drink. The event is free and open to the public.

The exhibits will be on view until March 3.

Mexico + People
James D. Huck, Jr.
SCLAS Assistant Director for Graduate Programs