Braceros

Braceros: Paintings Inspired by a History of Labor

August 29 - October 31, 2015
Central Library, 2nd Floor | 500 McKinney St., 77002

The U.S. and Mexican government instituted the Bracero Program in 1942, allowing for the importation of temporary contract laborers from Mexico to the US during the Second World War. Inspired by this history, artist Gabriela Magana, offers her perspective through rich and colorful paintings.

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October 3, 2015 | 12 PM - 1 PM
Central Library, 2nd Floor | 500 McKinney St., 77002

The US and Mexican government instituted the Bracero Program in 1942, allowing for the importation of temporary contract laborers from Mexico to the US. Artist Gabriela Magana will speak on this topic and how it inspired her paintings.