Quinceañeras Exhibit Opening
The Spurlock Museum of World Cultures is excited for the opening event on Saturday, September 24 4:00–6:00 pm, featuring remarks by Michael DeAnda, College of Computing and Digital Media, DePaul University, and Rachel Gonzalez-Martin, Department of Mexican American & Latina/o Studies, University of Texas at Austin.
This exhibit highlights the joy of quinceañera celebrations in the U.S. and contextualizes popular culture representations of this important coming-of-age event for Latinx/es and Latin Americans. Quinceañeras brings together artifacts, photographs, and documentary videos. This exhibit is curated by Professor Angharad N. Valdivia, Stephanie Perez, Ariana Cano, and Dr. Dora Valkanova.
On display September 24–December 4 at Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory St., Urbana, IL