Oaxacan Gold Exhibition – Georgetown Art Center

Oaxacan Gold Exhibition - Georgetown Art Center

When

August 26, 2022 - September 24, 2022    
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Event Type

OAXACAN GOLD: AN IMMERSIVE OAXACAN EXPERIENCE

The Georgetown Art Center is thrilled to host National Geographic Contributing Photographer, Greg Davis for a culturally immersive and multi-faceted show titled Oaxacan Gold.  The exhibition features the works of Greg as well as six Master Oaxacan Folk Artists, Jacobo Ángeles Ojeda, Taller Manos Que Ven, Alejandro Vera Guzman, Magdalena Pedro Martínez, Carlomagno Pedro and Alex and Veronica Mendoza

The show, which opens on August 26, 2022, will feature photographs and artifacts from the Mexican state of Oaxaca and will be on display until September 24, 2022.

Greg’s most recent project has guided him into the mysteries of the great Mexican state of Oaxaca. The idea and premise of the exhibition are to bring awareness to the culture and traditions of Oaxaca through exhibitions, new media applications, and speaking engagements.

This project is supported in part by awards from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Texas Commission on the Arts.

OPENING RECEPTION: AUG. 27, 4-7 PM

Spend the evening at the GAC for a traditional Oaxacan dance performance by Ballet Folklorico de Austin, musical entertainment DJ Claudia, Oaxacan food & drink from Taconmaye, along with a traditional Mezcal tasting with Mezcal Vago.

ARTIST TALK WITH GREG DAVIS: AUG. 28, 2 PM

An intimate presentation and conversation with Greg Davis about his work and travels as a photographer.

ZAPOTEC NATURAL DYING WORKSHOP: AUG. 28, 3:30-5:30 PM

Watch and learn about the authentic Oaxacan tradition of Zapotec dying processes with Alex and Veronica Mendoza of El Huizache Studio. This is a ticketed workshop with limited spaces available.  Tickets here:

https://www.georgetownartcentertx.org/workshops/elhuizache