Aunt Miguela’s Story and Exhibit at the Putnam Museum
| The Putnam Museum presents Mi Casa Nueva: QC Mexican Heritage.
The exhibit promotes the understanding of Mexican culture and examines the contributions of its people to the Quad Cities community. An accompanying video will play in the exhibit hall and air on WQPT beginning in October.Mi Casa Nueva examines the history of the first Mexican immigrants shortly after 1900 and continue through those who are coming to the Quad Cities today. Featured in the exhibit will be images and artifacts relating to the first barrios, people, events, music, dancing, schools, and businesses.
A Special Lunch ‘n’ Learn Opportunity
Tickets are $20 for non-members, $15 for members. Advance registration required. Purchase your tickets by contacting Alice Loff at (563) 324-1054 ext. 266.
Exhibit Hall Pricing:
Add exhibit hall admission to any IMAX ticket for $3!
This project is made possible with support from Scott County Regional Authority, Alcoa, the Moline Foundation, and Humanities Iowa and the National Endowment for the Humanities. The views and opinions expressed by the project do not necessarily reflect those of Humanities Iowa or the National Endowment for the Humanities.
On Sunday September 25th 2011 the entrance to the Putnam is free if you are attending the UNITY FEST (also a free activity) which is from 12:00pm to 5:00pm this is when you can view MI CASA NUEVA exhibit at no cost.