Mexican Independence Day Celebration

This event occurred Sept. 15, 2019

In celebration of Mexico’s Independence Day, join us at the ASU Art Museum to honor the contributions and culture of the Mexican and Mexican-American communities. The event will feature a keynote lecture by ASU Art Museum Curator Julio César Morales titled “Adios Cinco de Mayo: Decolonizing an American Holiday.” Afterwards, enjoy the celebration with local culinary delights, music, dance and art.

2 p.m. “Adios Cinco de Mayo: Decolonizing an American Holiday,” lecture by Julio César Morales 

3 p.m. Celebration begins

A special thank you to our partners the Consulate General of Mexico in Phoenix, Quiereme Mucho mezcal, Jesús Rodríguez Dávalos and Mate Borja, Sharp Electric LLC., CALA Alliance and Exo Roast Co. and Bar.

Image credit: Diego Rivera, “Niña Parada,” 1937, Oil on canvas, 31 1/2 x 23 1/2 in., Gift of Oliver B. James.

Image credit: Diego Rivera, “Niña Parada,” 1937, Oil on canvas, 31 1/2 x 23 1/2 in., Gift of Oliver B. James.

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