Latinx artist opportunity with MFAH

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Are you ready to embark on a whimsical journey filled with vibrant colors and mystical creatures? Well, get ready because ALMAAHH (Advocates of a Latino Museum of Cultural and Visual Arts & Archive Complex in Houston) has announced the “Dream with Alebrijes Fall Festival” at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (MFAH) campus! 🌈✨

If you’ve never experienced the enchanting art of Alebrijes, now is your chance to dive into a realm where imagination knows no bounds. These captivating sculptures have become a vibrant tradition in Mexico, and ALMAAHH is excited to bring their magic to life again in Houston’s heart. 🎨🦄

The “Dream with Alebrijes Fall Festival” will showcase six Alebrijes sculptures, each a magnificent creation that will transport you to a world where fantasy meets reality. These mythical creatures are more than just beautiful works of art; they are spirit guides, honoring different individuals and leading us into a world of wonder. 🐢🐍✨

But here’s the best part: ALMAAHH wants YOU to become a part of this extraordinary tale! If you’re a talented Latinx artist or sculptor passionate about breathing life into fantastical creatures, ALMAAHH invites you to submit your magical Alebrije creations.

Show them your imagination and artistic vision by sending a brief statement (250 words max) about your proposed Alebrije sculpture and a sketch or draft of your idea. The chosen artists will have the incredible opportunity to exhibit their work alongside the finest Alebrijes in the Fall Festival. 🌟🎉

Imagine your creation captivating the hearts of Houstonians as they wander through the Cullen Sculpture Garden at the MFAH campus. Your Alebrije could inspire wonder, ignite conversations, and celebrate our vibrant Hispanic heritage. This is your chance to let your creativity soar and make a lasting impact in the art world. 🌈❤️

To participate, visit ALMAAHH’s website at and submit your proposal by July 16, 2023. There is no application fee, so don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to showcase your talent and be part of a legacy celebrating our rich culture. Together with ALMAAHH, let’s make the Dream with Alebrijes Fall Festival a resplendent celebration of art, imagination, and the vibrant spirit of Houston’s Hispanic community! 🎨💫

If you have any questions, feel free to contact ALMAAHH at ALMAAHH can’t wait to see the extraordinary creations that will come to life in the Cullen Sculpture Garden this fall!

Mark your calendars: November 5, 2023, the “Dream with Alebrijes Fall Festival” opens its doors, inviting you to immerse yourself in a world of enchantment and wonder. Make sure to mark your calendars because this is an event you won’t want to miss! The festival will run through November 12, 2023, giving everyone ample time to experience the magic of Alebrijes. 🗓️✨

Join ALMAAHH in celebrating our heritage, embracing our imagination, and coming together as a community through art. Together with ALMAAHH, let’s make the “Dream with Alebrijes Fall Festival” an unforgettable experience for all! 🎉🌟🌈

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