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La Cartonería Mexicana / The Mexican Art of Paper and Paste

On display through Nov 03, 2024 at the Museum of International Folk Art

Milner Plaza Alebrije Exhibit – Opening June 17, 2023 This summer we will be expanding La Cartonería Mexicana onto Milner Plaza.  This outdoor exhibition will feature seven alebrijes and other fanciful spirit animals on loan from the MCC DuPage. The objects reflect the creativity of contemporary Mexican cartoneros.  This exhibition will be free and open to the public during our regular operating hours. 

Installation with the Mexico City cartoneros begins June 14-16.  This outdoor exhibition can be viewed from June 17- October 1, 2023, and is made possible in part by a grant from Los Amigos del Arte Popular.

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For all press inquiries contact Ashley Espinoza at:  ashley.espinoza@dca.nm.gov   505-479-0906

Photo by Addison Doty

Alebrije created by Pedro Linares, mid-1980s. Mexico City, Mexico.

Also on exhibit at the Museum of International Folk Art


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