Proletariat Day and Workers Reception

Where: Mexic-Arte Museum 419 Congress, Austin TX 78701 Date: April 5, 2014 Time: 4–9 pm Free Admission! | 10+ Social Justice Groups! | Reception! Mexic-Arte Museum is proud to host a celebration of the working class this April 5th, 2014, as we present Proletariat Day, a day for constructing dialogue and advancing social justice alongside the reopening of our newest exhibition, Illustrating Anarchy and Revolution. From 4:00pm-9:00pm we will welcome a variety of social justice organizations to the museum with the intent of spurring discussion of current sociopolitical questions under the banner of free art and entertainment. We invite all our members and guests to interact with representatives from varying local campaigns as they table within our walls, with each participating organization presenting their mission during the Soap Box Hour from 6:00-7:00pm. Mexic-Arte Museum will offer free admission, 10% store discounts, and half-price Individual and Family memberships beginning at 4:00pm. The Workers Reception will feature food provided by El Sol y La Luna and refreshments available from 6:00pm, as well as live screen printing from our education program and The Edge of Imagination Station’s mobile stop motion animation lab. Latin Rock group Kalua will perform at 7:00pm. Participating organizations include: ADAPT of Texas Austin tan Cerca de la Frontera Campaign to End the Death Penalty Education Austin International Socialist Organization MonkeyWrench Bookstore Mujeres en Medio People Organized in Defense of the Earth and her Resources (PODER) Resistencia Bookstore The Peoples Task Force Workers Defense Project Image Credit: Elena Huerta (1908-1990), Untitled (Breve Historia del Movimiento Obrero) (Brief History of the Worker's Movement)1977; 16” x 22.5",Mexic–Arte Museum Permanent Collection

MEXIC-ARTE MUSEUM
THE OFFICIAL MEXICAN + MEXICAN AMERICAN FINE ARTS MUSEUM OF TEXAS

MEXIC-ARTE MUSEUM
419 CONGRESS AVE
AUSTIN, TX 78701
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