September, 2010The Witte Museum is proud to commemorate the Centennial of the Mexican Revolution through 1910: A Revolution Across Borders, on view in the Piper Memorial Wing September 18, 2010 through February 27, 2011. The exhibition is included with museum general admission.
The Mexican Revolution was the pivotal political conflict that shaped our understanding of Mexico as a nation, and the cultural history of South Texas. Gain insight into the events and people in Mexico, the United States and the world from the late 19th century to the beginning of World War I through documentary photography, letters and postcards, art and music that tell the stories of the refugees, foot soldiers, generals, presidents, rebel leaders and ordinary people who made this history.
The William and Salomé Scanlan Foundation presents 1910: A Revolution Across Borders in honor of Colonel Pedro A. Chapa. 1910 is also generously supported by the Marcia and Otto Koehler Foundation, the G.A.C. Halff Foundation, the Nathalie and Gladys Dalkowitz Charitable Trust and the City of San Antonio Office of Cultural Affairs.
The City of San Antonio is honored to celebrate the Centennial of Mexico’s 1910 Revolution by presenting a series of exciting artistic and cultural events throughout 2010, which includes the Witte’s exhibition. 2010 México-San Antonio is organized and produced by the City of San Antonio Office of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the Instituto Cultural de México in San Antonio.For more information call 210.357.1910 or visit www.WitteMuseum.org.