San Antonio Museum or Art

Bank of America Lecture Series: Ephemeral Art of Latin American Daily Life by William H. Beezley, Professor of History, University of Arizona

Lectures


Sunday, April 21, 2013
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Auditorium

Price: Free with Museum admission.

Latin Americans gather in the plaza, on streets, at corners, inside tents, and in theaters to see fiestas, parades, melodramas, vaudeville, puppets, satirists, dancers, comedians.The Pasión Popular exhibition is rich in the handicrafts of public theater.  The objects reflect not just the artistic talents and imaginative insights of the artisans, but also contribute to a richer, more complete history of Latin American peoples, calling attention to diversity, the poor, women, the Indian and African components of the community and the remaking of Catholicism into a lived experience as part of everyday life.


This lecture is generously sponsored by Bank of America.