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Latino art and culture is expressed at the many museums and galleries of our city throughout the year, such as:

The Mexican American Cultural Center who is dedicated to the preservation, creation, presentation, and promotion of Mexican American cultural arts and heritage. It includes a multipurpose space for music and dance performances, an art gallery, and an outdoor plaza for programs that foster a meaningful understanding and appreciation of not only Mexican American but also Native American, Chicano, and other Latino cultures.

The Mexic-Arte Museum which exhibits art from traditional and contemporary Mexican, Latino and Latin American artists.La Peña where Latino and Chicano art is also available.

The Blanton Museum of Art at the University of Texas, which has diverse collections of contemporary Latin American art, featuring more than 600 artists from Mexico, Central and South America, and the Caribbean.

The Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum whose public programs and exhibitions have direct relevance to showing the diverse cultural makeup present in Texas. It has permanent exhibits of the story of Spaniard, Mexican, and Tejano influence in Texas. Upcoming Hispanic/Latino exhibits include American Sabor: Latinos in U.S. Popular Music (Feb-May, 2010) and Arte en la Charrería: The Artisanship of Mexican Equestrian Culture (Feb-May, 2011).
To learn more about the diverse cultural events and festivals of our city, please visit the Austin Convention & Visitors Bureau website