El Alebrije, An Uncommon History

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Presented by Instituto Cultural de México en San Antonio at Instituto Cultural de Mexico en San Antonio, San Antonio TX

May 18 2017
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Jun 04 2017
El Alebrije, An Uncommon History

Today, the Alebrijes are a symbol of Mexico, a tradition rooted in the collective memory and an indispensable part of the artisan world. These fantasy creatures are made with cardboard or papier-maché in Mexico City or are carved in wood in the State of Oaxaca, south of Mexico.

 

For 10 consecutive years, the Museum of Popular Art (MAP) has organized a parade of Alebrijes Monumental that has been seen by more than 15,000,000 spectators and has become a reference and “trademark” of MAP and

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Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.

Saturday & Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

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Instituto Cultural de Mexico en San Antonio

600 Hemisfair Park, San Antonio, TX 78205

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