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Art & Art History

MUSE alum Sarita Hernández curated exhibition at the NMMA

40 años a la esperanza is now on view at the National Museum of Mexican Art (NMMA). Curated by Sarita Hernández (Museum & Exhibition Studies—MA, 2017), this exhibit takes a look at how the mothers, students and community organizers fought to establish Benito Juárez High School in 1977 through the Harrison and Froebel school walk outs and incited activism between 1968 and 1974. 40 años a la esperanza honors the 1979 mural A la esperanza designed and painted at Benito Juárez High School 40 years ago.

Admission to the museum is always free. Exhibition ends March 15, 2020. For more information, visit the NMMA's website.