TEPEYAC APPARITIONS: La Virgen Revealed
In honor of La Virgen de Guadalupe
Opening Reception: Saturday, December 5, 2009 at 7:00pm – 11:00pm
Location: Mexican Cultural Institute
125 Paseo De La Plaza
Los Angeles, CA
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Join us for the opening reception of TEPEYAC APPARITIONS: La Virgen Revealed, an art exhibition honoring the feast of La Virgen de Guadalupe on SATURDAY. DECEMBER 5. 7-11P.M. Various established and emerging Los Angeles-based artists will be presenting their interpretations of La Virgen de Guadalupe through mediums ranging from printmaking, photography, painting, mixed media collage, and more.
La Virgen represents a famous Marian apparition. According to the traditional account, the image appeared miraculously on the front of a peasant’s (Juan Diego) cloak. The image still exists; it is on display in the Basilica of Guadalupe in Mexico City. It is perhaps Mexico’s most popular religious and cultural image, and the focus of an extensive pilgrimage.
The feast day of Our Lady of Guadalupe is December 12. She is said to have appeared to Saint Juan Diego on the hill of Tepeyac near Mexico City between December 9 and December 12, 1531. The Virgin of Guadalupe is a symbol of significant importance to Mexican Catholics. The Virgin Mary in this aspect has been given the title: “Patroness of the Americas and the Philippine Islands”.
Abel Alejandre, Yolanda Gonzalez, Ernesto De La Loza, Emilia Garcia, George Yepes, Kathy Mas-Gallegos, Artemio Rodriguez, Emelda Gutierrez, Grace Barraza-Vega, Stephanie Mercado, Ruben Mendoza, Gabriela Martinez, Conchita Sousa, Maya Santos, BISER Telon, Daniel Gonzalez, Alex Aranda, Maja, Dsrup, Rendon, MfDuem, SimsOne, Joico, Oscar Velasquez, Santiago Antonio, Katy Sauders, Terry Carrillo, Manuel de Jesus Muñus, Heriberto Aguilera, Jennifer Gutierrez Morgan, and more!
*** This event is FREE to the PUBLIC ***
*ALL AGES WELCOME*
~ LIVE MUSIC and DRINKS ~
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