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Date(s) - 08/18/2016
All Day

Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center


Taking to the Road: The Austin Migrant Farmworkers Connection is a community photographic exhibit curated by historian Gloria Espitia.  This exhibit highlights the seasonal pilgrimage by Austin and central Texas Mexican American residents who would migrate throughout Texas and other states to work as migrant farmworkers during the 1940s – 1970s.  The exhibit uses photo images, snippets from oral history interviews and artifacts to help illustrate the farmworkers lives.  Opening receptions from 6 – 8pm

Exhibit runs July 9 – September 3


Free and open to the public.
ESB-MACC proudly commemorates the 50th anniversary of the 1966 Peregrinacion,
pilgrimage of the United Farmworkers from Delano to Sacramento led by Cesar Chavez.
The Center will exhibit a unique collection of photographs portraying the historical march.
This exhibition is made possible by The Cesar Chavez Foundation.
Sam Z. Coronado Gallery