Led by Catalina Cherñavvsky Sequeira (PhD candidate in Art and Art History, 21-22 Preservation Austin intern), this tour seeks to honor the important history and legacy of the Mexican American community in East Austin. The sites covered here scratch only the surface of the people and places that make up this rich cultural past and present.
Sep 28 – Oct 1
Fabiola López-Durán, “Practicing Utopia: Race, Architecture and the 1922 Brazilian Centennial Exhibition”
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
As museums around the world begin to transfer ownership and make returns of looted African cultural heritage, what does this mean for museums in Europe and North America? In this lecture, Dan Hicks, a curator from one of the world's most iconic "world culture" collections at Oxford University takes stock of a century of African demands for returns, the gradual evolution of professional ethical curatorial practice, and the opportunities and risks that lie ahead.