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Opening Reception for Boyd Gallery Hispanic Art, Culture, and History Exhibition

The River Valley Adult Learning Alliance in partnership with the FSMH hosts Pinturas Helguera artist and educator, Isaac Helguera, from Mexico, and Madjer Linares, an artist and architect from El Salvador. Together they will exhibit art representative of both of their countries and cultures.

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Opening Reception for Boyd Gallery Hispanic Art, Culture, and History Exhibition
Opening Reception for Boyd Gallery Hispanic Art, Culture, and History Exhibition

Time & Location

Sep 01, 2023, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Fort Smith, 320 Rogers Ave, Fort Smith, AR 72901, USA

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About the event

The River Valley Adult Learning Alliance in Dardanelle, AR, in partnership with the Fort Smith Museum of History hosts Pinturas Helguera artist and educator, Isaac Helguera, from Mexico, and Madjer Linares (Moises Esaú Linares Merino), an artist and architect from El Salvador. Together they will exhibit art representative of both of their countries and cultures.

Fort Smith Museum of History

Boyd Gallery

Opening Reception and program: Friday, September 1

Time: 6:00 pm

(Doors open at 5:30)

Exhibition runs September 1- December 31, 2023

w: fortsmithmuseum.org

e: info@fortsmithmuseum.com

p: 479-783-7841

a: 320 Rogers Avenue

Light refreshments available

Opening reception is free to the public

On September 1, 2023 at 6:00 pm, in the Fort Smith Museum of History’s “Boyd Gallery” artistic works rich in cultural themes created by Mexican artist Isaac Helguera and El Salvadorian artist, Madjer Linares will debut.

Of his work, Maestro Isaac Helguera explains his themes as historical characters, customs and traditions of Mexico. “With a heart deeply rooted in my heritage, I find profound joy in capturing the essence of my [pueblo] through its landscapes and the tales of history that have been passed down to me”.

Madjer Linares (Moises Esaú Linares Merino) is an artist and architect born in San Vicente, El Salvador in 1993. From an early age, he showed interest in art and took drawing and painting courses in modest art schools outside the country's capital. While living in the city, he was drawn to the aesthetics of graffiti and began to explore the world of street art and vandalism.

Find the full press release at: https://www.fortsmithmuseum.org/copy-of-garrison-avenue-1

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