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New Americans Museum: Narratives of resilience

New Americans Museum: Narratives of resilience

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7 tour stops

1

Weaving a New Home: San Isidro, Colombia

Tapestry Collection 1966-1981

 
2

Origins of this Collection: Deborah Szekely

Personal & Historical Significance

 
3

The Weavings Of San Isidro

Writer/Photojournalist Patrick Breslin's Journey

 
4

Irene Hernández Sings a Story

“I’m going to tell you a story I wrote with love, deep feelings and even tears“

5 min
5

Women Who Create: Medellín, Colombia

New Works in Mixed Media by Carolyn Castaño,

 
6

Treasured Stories From Medellin

Curator's Insight

 
7

Carolyn Castaño

Los Angeles-based Artist

 

Overview

January 16 – March 21, 2015

The weavings and mixed media works in this exhibition open windows into stories of displacement, resilience and eventual progress in small communities on the outskirts of Bogotá and Medellín, Colombia.

Two related, but very different collections, reflect the universal experience of "desplazados"; people displaced from rural life, usually by poverty, often by violence, struggling to create a new life in burgeoning cities.

Itinerary 8:00

Offline map included

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