"Folk Treasures of Mexico: The Nelson A. Rockefeller Collection"

The former U.S. vice president loved Mexican art - see why today

Find out more about one of the most impressive collections of folk art during today's lecture, "Folk Treasures of Mexico: The Nelson A. Rockefeller Collection," being presented by Arte Pœblico Press in conjunction with the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. (The lecture is based on the newly released Arte Publico book of the same title.) Three special guests are coming in for the talk and reception: Ann Rockefeller Roberts, daughter of former United States vice president Nelson A. Rockefeller; Dr. Guadalupe Rivera Mar’n, daughter of Mexican muralist Diego Rivera; and Marion Oettinger Jr., director of the San Antonio Art Museum. The three will discuss the famous Rockefeller collection, as well as Rockefeller’s and Rivera’s shared love of Mexican culture and art. 6 p.m. Museum of Fine Arts, 1001 Bissonnet. For information, call 713-639-7300 or visit www.mfah.org. Free.
Thu., May 13, 6 p.m., 2010

 
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