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Quinceañeras Exhibit Opening

Join us for the opening event on Saturday, September 24 4:00–6:00 pm, featuring remarks by Michael DeAnda, College of Computing and Digital Media, DePaul University, and Rachel Gonzalez-Martin, Department of Mexican American & Latina/o Studies, University of Texas at Austin.

About the Exhibit

This exhibit highlights the joy of quinceañera celebrations in the U.S. and contextualizes popular culture representations of this important coming-of-age event for Latinx/es and Latin Americans. Quinceañeras brings together artifacts, photographs, and documentary videos. This exhibit is curated by Professor Angharad N. Valdivia, Stephanie Perez, Ariana Cano, and Dr. Dora Valkanova.

On display September 24–December 4.

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Contact

For further information on this event, contact the Museum Information Desk at or (217) 333-2360

All participants are welcome. To request disability-related accommodations for this event, please contact Brian Cudiamat at or (217) 244-5586.