New World Prints Exhibitions

San Francisco State University

New World Prints Material on loan for México: Política y Poética exhibition celebrating the country’s 200th anniversary of independence and 100th anniversary of its revolution. February 17-March 24, After SF State, México: Política y Poética will travel to the Nordic Watercolour Museum in Sweden. The museum will also publish a catalog.

Consulado de Mexico

Consulado de Mexico de San Francisco, sponsored Centennial/Bicentennial Exhibit : La Revolucion Social de Jose Guadalupe Posada and Contemporary Influences, later expanded to include calavera images and art showing contemporary influences. Lecture for the Achenbach Graphic Arts Council Collector’s Circle. August 1, 2010 – March 1, 2011. Curator: Jim Nikas Conference

Lecture and mini exhibition on Art and Revolution as influenced and depicted by Jose Guadalupe Posada. Held November 1, 2010 at Los Senderos, San Miguel de Allende, GTO, Mexico. Lecturer: Jim Nikas

Bellas Artes

August 18 through Oct 10, 2010: The Centro Cultural Ignacio Ramirez “El Nigromante” Bellas Artes in San Miguel de Allende, GTO, Mexico, CONACULTA sponsored exhibition of collective works by Jose Guadalupe Posada (1852-1913) Entitled: La Revolucion Social de Jose Guadalupe Posada. Curator: Jim Nikas

San Francisco Davies Symphony Hall

Exhibition of calaveras images by Jose Guadalupe Posada for Dia de los Muertos Family Concert Davies Symphony Hall on Sunday, November 6, 2010.
Curator: Jim Nikas


Oct 25- Nov. 8 Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, CA (Day of the Dead)

Stanford University

Celebrating Mexico: The Grito de Dolores and the Mexican Revolution, 1810|1910|2010

Concurrent exhibitions at Stanford and UC-Berkeley's Bancroft Library commemorate the bicentennial of Mexico’s independence from Spain and the centennial of the Mexican Revolution. On loan materials showcases were La Soldadera printing block and 19th Century Bell (the Mexican Liberty Bell) from Dolores Hidalgo.

Dia de los Muertos

Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts October 15 through November 21, 2009 “Bring Back the Dead: The Grand Cemetery of J.G. Posada and M. Manilla Calaveras –A Memoriam for the Dead”, provides a rarely seen sampling of the many calavera images in the original broadsides illustrated by Posada and Manilla. It is a memoriam to them for their contribution and influence on generations of artists.  Curator: Jim Nikas

The 24th Annual Marin Show –Art of the Americas

Trade Show Exhibition 2008, Marin Center, San Rafael, CA, February 23 & 24.

California Oakland Museum

2003, Oakland Museum of California’s “Global Elegies: Art and Ofrendas for the Dead” exhibition. Curator: Enrique Chagoya

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