La Sociedad Honoria Hispanic views National Mexican Art

Francisco Salazar

La Sociedad Honoria Hispanic goes to visit the National Mexican Art museum in Chicago.

The National Museum of Mexican Art in Chicago is a museum that is dedicated to showcasing Mexican and Mexican American art and culture. The museum was founded in 1982 and is located in the Pilsen neighborhood, which has a large Mexican population. The museum’s collection includes over 10,000 objects, including paintings, sculptures, photographs, textiles, and folk art. The museum also hosts temporary exhibitions that explore a range of themes and artists. The museum’s permanent collection includes works by renowned Mexican artists such as Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, and Rufino Tamayo, as well as contemporary artists such as Carmen Parra and Rodrigo Lara Zendejas. The museum also has a significant collection of traditional Mexican folk art, including masks, ceramics, and textiles. The museum is committed to promoting the rich cultural heritage of Mexico and Mexican Americans, and to engaging a diverse audience in the celebration of this heritage. As its trip the SHH (Sociedad Honoria Hispanic) to vist these works.

So how did some students feel about the museum?

“It was a walk into our culture. A new view through the old world,” Senior Celeste Venegas said.

Others felt that it was a nice experience that they were able to connect to the art and the paintings at the museum.

“There was a couple pieces of art about femicide that stood out to me because this was something that I studied in college and it was very impactful,” Ms. Ortiz said.

While the feeling that was felt overall was a sense of discovery other people had a good time with other people.

“It was a very informative experience. When we were I could connect with my culture while having a amazing time with my friends,” Senior Chantal Garcia said.