¡Printing the Revolution! Exhibition Celebration

"¡Printing the Revolution! Exhibition Celebration"

Event Details

Event Date

  • Saturday, April 23, 2–6 p.m.

Event Location

Location
Museum-wide

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Event Description

Ignite your voice and gather for performances, activities, drinks, and more as we celebrate the exhibition ¡Printing the Revolution!: The Rise and Impact of Chicano Graphics, 1965 to Now. During this afternoon, we’re highlighting printmaking, social activism, and the artists in the show. Bring a friend and big ideas!

Map showing the location of restrooms, art making, and food trucks at the ¡Printing the Revolution! Exhibition Celebration.

Schedule

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2–6 p.m.

Political Postcard Printmaking

Create a postcard using simple printmaking techniques and support a social justice movement that you care about. Led by Kristen Victorin, a stamp and printmaking artist.

Zine Fest

Explore different kinds of zines and talk with local artists to learn about this unique artform that often combines printmaking, drawing, and writing. Then, respond to works of art in the Carter’s collection and make your own zine, led by Carter Community Artist Raul Rodriguez.

Sunprints

Use the power of the sun to make your own graphic or nature-inspired print.

Community Partners

Check out a couple of the Carter’s Community Partners to learn about the work they do in our community. Featuring Artes de la Rosa Cultural Center for the Arts and LGBTQ Saves.

Vendors, Drinks, Food & More

2–3:30 p.m.

Exhibition Talk: ¡Printing the Revolution!

Join the curators and an artist in the ¡Printing the Revolution! exhibition to learn more about the exhibition and how printmaking played a role in the civil rights, labor, anti-war, feminist, and LGBTQ+ movements of the last 60 years. Q&A to follow.

Panelists: E. Carmen Ramos, Chief Curatorial and Conservation Officer at the National Gallery of Art; Claudia Zapata, Curatorial Assistant of Latinx Art at the Smithsonian American Art Museum; and Ester Hernández, artist.

American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation will be provided during the talk.

2–4:30 p.m.

Listen to DJ Soy Capaz spin tunes on the Museum’s Porch.

4–5 p.m.

The Rose: A Sense of Place Documentary

Enjoy a screening of this film that depicts the history of the Rose Marine Theater, which is the historical building that Artes de la Rosa occupies and cares for. Q&A with William Giron, Executive Director of Artes de la Rosa Cultural Center for the Arts, one of the Carter’s Community Partners.

4:30–6 p.m.

There's nowhere in the world we'd rather be than dancing and singing along with Selena tribute band Bidi Bidi Banda!

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Questions? Email or call 817.989.5013.

Event Sponsors

Planned in partnership with Artes de la Rosa Fort Worth Cultural Center for the Arts