Canvas Tag

  • Chinese Dragon Head Stage Puppet

    Chinese Dragon Head Stage Puppet

    Jul 25, 2019

    Dragons appear in multiple cultures around the world. Though their appearance, meaning and significance varies between cultures, humans remain fascinated with the mythical creature. Western dragons from European myths typically have four legs and large wings. Quetzalcóatl from the Aztec [...]

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  • Object: Wagon (Conestoga Wagon)

    Object: Wagon (Conestoga Wagon)

    Oct 02, 2018

    Bicentennial Logo Commissioned by the American Revolution Bicentennial Commission, via Wikimedia Commons This object is a reproduction of a 19th Century covered wagon. It was gifted to the museum on November 20, 1976 by the American Revolution Bicentennial Commission of [...]

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  • Object: Painting (A Plaza in Texas in the 1930’s)

    Object: Painting (A Plaza in Texas in the 1930’s)

    Oct 01, 2018

    This object is a painting entitled “A Plaza in Texas in the 1930’s” by artist Carmen Lomas Garza, a Chicana narrative artist, inspired by the Chicano Movement, Carmen’s painting depicts every day events in the lives of Mexican-Americans. Her paintings are based [...]

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  • Object: Painting

    Object: Painting

    Sep 27, 2018

    Map via: EIDD Design for All Europe The artist Jose Vives-Atsara is a Spanish-born Texan painter known for his depictions of Mexican culture, beautiful Texas landscapes, and historical sites. Born in Catalonia, Spain in 1919, Vives-Atsara began painting at age [...]

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