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    Cuba, Portrait of a Revolution

    This exhibition features ninety-five limited edition fine art prints that were created in 2003 by the late Cuban artist Antonio Canet Hernandez (1942–2008) to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Fidel Castro-led attack on the Moncada military barracks, considered by many to be the symbolic opening salvo to the Cuban Revolution.
    • Fine Art History & Culture
    • Medium
    • 7 Weeks
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    Second Time Around: The Hubcap as Art

    Beginning in 2008, Ken Marquis, artist and founder of Landfillart, Inc., solicited more than 1,000 artists from around the world to create works of art made from discarded automobile hubcaps. This exhibition features a selection.
    • Folk Art & Design Studio Craft
    • Medium
    • 7 Weeks
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    Our People, Our Land, Our Images

    This photographic exhibition features the work of indigenous artists from North America, Peru, Iraq, and New Zealand. The exhibition is distinctive in its historical reach, including newly discovered 19th-century trailblazers, members of the next generation of emerging photographers, and well established contemporary practitioners.
    • Fine Art History & Culture
    • Low
    • 7 Weeks
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    Material Pulses: Contemporary Quilts

    This exhibition features quilts, mixed media, and installation work. Quilts of up to 101 inches high will be featured, for dramatic scale of an art form that is often relegated to its functional qualities. The artists investigate color, pattern, and size through traditional and experimental quilt-making applications.
    • Folk Art & Design Studio Craft
    • Low
    • 7 Weeks
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    InCiteful Clay

    The exhibition offers an unparalleled overview of an emergent movement in contemporary ceramics dedicated to social commentary. Incorporating a broad range of work, this selection of 27 ceramics looks at artists who have mustered an age-old medium to issue provocative critiques of current social and political inequities.
    • Fine Art Studio Craft
    • Medium
    • 7 Weeks
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    Imprinting the West: Manifest Destiny, Real and Imagined

    Westward expansion was one of the most transformational elements in American life throughout the nineteenth century. Printed imagery played an important role in the dissemination of knowledge and understanding about the West and those who inhabited it. Featuring hand-colored engravings and lithographs, the exhibition explores these depictions and the influence artists had on the West’s perception.
    • Fine Art History & Culture
    • Low
    • 7 Weeks
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    Grand Ole Opry

    ExhibitsUSA’s Grand Ole Opry features thirty gelatin silver prints by Gordon Gillingham, a commercial photographer hired to photograph the Opry between 1952 and 1960. The images document the radio show and the country music business during the zenith of country music’s postwar boom, and wonderfully capture the spirit, energy, camaraderie, and sheer joy of performing that permeated both musicians and fans of The Opry in its heyday.
    • History & Culture
    • Low
    • 7 Weeks
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    Step Right Up! Behind the Scenes of the Circus Big Top, 1890–1965

    In collaboration with the Tegge Circus Archives, Step Right Up! takes viewers behind the scenes of the circus, exploring the dramatic pageantry, colorful past, and living presense of this grand American theatrical tradition. Full-color posters, costume regalia, historic photographs, and more are included.
    • History & Culture
    • Medium
    • 7 Weeks
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    Through Darkness to Light: Photographs Along the Underground Railroad

    Photographer Jeanine Michna-Bales has spent more than a decade meticulously researching “fugitive” slaves and the ways they escaped to freedom. The path she documented encompasses roughly 2,000 miles and is based off of actual sites, cities, and places that freedom-seekers passed through during their journey.
    • Fine Art History & Culture
    • Medium
    • 7 Weeks
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    Estamos Aquí (We Are Here)

    Estamos Aquí (We Are Here) features contemporary serigraphs by 40 artists who took an opportunity to learn a specialized silkscreen print technique from a collaborative Austin-based residency. Many of the artists are speaking from the Latino/Chicano perspective, and the resulting portfolio of prints expresses their celebrations, sorrows, challenges, popular culture, and personal experiences.
    • Fine Art Folk Art & Design
    • Low
    • 7 Weeks

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