The Art Voices Lecture Series is a part of the Education and Community Programs Department. This series creates a platform for the voices of artists, art scholars, critics, museum professionals, and historians. Art Voices aspires to be a catalyst for interdisciplinary learning through talks to encourage discourse and curiosity about all facets of Latin American and Latino Studies. Q&A will follow each discussion.

Art Voices will be held on selected 3rd Thursday’s of each month from 6–7PM. Each lecture is 45 minutes in duration with 10 minutes devoted to Q&A, followed by a light reception.

Last Lecture

“Escultura Mexicana/Mexican Sculpture”

María Estela Duarte comes to Latino Arts Project to talk about the work created by the men and women that founded the Escuela Mexicana de Escultura.

Duarte is one of the greatest authorities in Mexican sculpture and she has organized more than a dozen exhibitions and publications on this subject.

She’s the author of the exhibition catalogue and will be doing book signings after the lecture.

September 19, 2019 ­          FREE admission and complimentary access to the exhibition: Mexican Modern Sculpture: A Study of the Artists

Past Lectures

“Art Deco in Texas, Mexican Influence at Fair Park and Beyond”

May 16, 2019

David Bush, Executive Director &  Jim Parsons, Programs Director of Preservation Houston


“Stories Carved in Stone: Latinx Public Sculpture”

June 20, 2019

Eliseo Garcia, Sculptor,

“Mexican Artists and the Works Progress Administration”

July 18, 2019

Ariel Zúñiga, Author, Filmmaker and Art Historian


“Correspondencias/Correspondences: Modernisms in Mexico, Europe, and the USA”

August 15, 2019

Jed Morse, Chief Curator at the Nasher Sculpture Center


Every Sunday, the Latino Arts Project celebrates rich Latin American heritage by hosting free “Family Days,” honoring family interaction and education.
Family Days is a program sponsored by organizations and individuals to offer free admission for everybody on Sundays

Thank you to our Family Day sponsors!


Latino Arts Project provides fun and educational activities for students of all ages! Bilingual guided tours tailored to curriculum are available.

One adult is required for every 10 students. Buses can park anywhere on Dragon Street and any neighboring streets. We are ADA accessible.

Please contact us to schedule a school tour.

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