6 – 8 p.m., Friday, Sept. 13
Joel Salcido’s Aliento a Tequila photographic exhibit visually explores and celebrates the landscape, culture, and traditions that gave birth to tequila, Mexico’s mestizo national drink. The series includes the original distilleries that literally founded the industry, as well as a series of artisanal tequileras committed to the ancestral ways of tequila-making, from harvest to bottle.

The exhibit was curated by Roy L. Flukinger, M.A., Emeritus Senior Curator, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, University of Texas at Austin.


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Reception details:

The evening will include tastings from Tequila Viva Mexico and a variety of mescals from Heavy Metl Premium Imports and margaritas courtesy of Margarita Man (non-alcoholic version also available), plus Twang swag bags with samples from their product lines including beer salts, rita-rimmers, michelada mix, and more. Hors d’oeuvres and food pairings included. The program features remarks from the artist and curator along with other scholars, music, and entertainment. Signed copies of the exhibit book from Trintiy Press will be available to purchase.


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Opening Reception: Aliento a Tequila