Learn the history of one of Latin America's most popular folk arts at the talk Patrons & Protectors: The Heritage of the Mexican Retablo with independent curator Stephen Vollmer. From their beginnings in post-conquest Mexico to their modern-day use across Latin America, retablos are much more than just religious paintings, they are an expression of culture. Noon. Heritage Society, 1100 Bagby. For information, call 713-655-1912 or visit www.heritagesociety.org. Free.
Thu., June 18, noon, 2009