Enchanted: Visual Histories of the Central Andes

Presented by Menil Collection at Menil Collection, Houston TX

Jul 30 2021
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Nov 14 2021
Enchanted: Visual Histories of the Central Andes

Enchanted: Visual Histories of the Central Andes presents a window into a captivating, multifaceted world with the Menil’s first display of archaeological material and post-16th century examples of visual culture from the Peruvian Andes.

This exhibition explores the imagery of pre-Hispanic textiles and ceramic vessels, colonial-era ceremonial works and religious painting, and elaborate 20th-century festival dress in the museum’s permanent collection and on loan from the Museum of International Folk Art in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

It also highlights a group of recently conserved photographs by Pierre Verger (1902–1996), who gifted John and Dominique de Menil two portfolios of nearly two-hundred original gelatin silver prints from his trips through the Central Andes. After meeting in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in 1941, the de

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ADMISSION INFO

Free admission

INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Oct 17, 2021 at 11:00 am - 07:00 pm (Sun)
  • Oct 20, 2021 at 11:00 am - 07:00 pm (Wed)
  • Oct 21, 2021 at 11:00 am - 07:00 pm (Thu)
  • Oct 22, 2021 at 11:00 am - 07:00 pm (Fri)
  • Oct 23, 2021 at 11:00 am - 07:00 pm (Sat)
  • Oct 24, 2021 at 11:00 am - 07:00 pm (Sun)
  • Oct 27, 2021 at 11:00 am - 07:00 pm (Wed)
  • Oct 28, 2021 at 11:00 am - 07:00 pm (Thu)
  • Oct 29, 2021 at 11:00 am - 07:00 pm (Fri)
  • Oct 30, 2021 at 11:00 am - 07:00 pm (Sat)
  • Oct 31, 2021 at 11:00 am - 07:00 pm (Sun)
  • Nov 3, 2021 at 11:00 am - 07:00 pm (Wed)
  • Nov 4, 2021 at 11:00 am - 07:00 pm (Thu)
  • Nov 5, 2021 at 11:00 am - 07:00 pm (Fri)
  • Nov 6, 2021 at 11:00 am - 07:00 pm (Sat)
  • Nov 7, 2021 at 11:00 am - 07:00 pm (Sun)
  • Nov 10, 2021 at 11:00 am - 07:00 pm (Wed)
  • Nov 11, 2021 at 11:00 am - 07:00 pm (Thu)
  • Nov 12, 2021 at 11:00 am - 07:00 pm (Fri)
  • Nov 13, 2021 at 11:00 am - 07:00 pm (Sat)
  • Nov 14, 2021 at 11:00 am - 07:00 pm (Sun)
* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

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