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El Movimiento Continúa by LUPE & the Center for Mexican American Studies at UTRGV

Lupe 20th anniversary blog imageClosing reception: Feb. 28, 5 – 6 p.m. | Flag-making workshop: Feb. 28, 3 – 4 p.m. at the Pecan Campus Library Art Gallery.

The South Texas College Pecan Campus Library Art Gallery, in collaboration with La Unión del Pueblo Entero (LUPE), proudly presents “El Movimiento Continúa: Cultivando Nuestras Semillas.” This exhibit explores key themes that illuminate the under-told stories of the farm worker movement in South Texas and participate in a broader conversation about the lasting impact of these stories on our understanding of social justice, labor rights, and the rich cultural tapestry of South Texas. Join us in this enriching experience as we honor the past, celebrate the present, and collectively shape a more informed future.

Title: LUPE 20th ‘EL MOVIMIENTO CONTINÚA’ Venue: South Texas College Pecan Campus Library Dates: January 16th to February 28th, 2024 Event Highlights: The exhibition explores 8 prominent themes related to the under-told stories of history, culture, and the present-day influence of the farm worker movement in South Texas. Workshop: February 28th, 3 - 4 p.m. (Building F - Room 102) Reception: February 28th, 5 - 6 p.m. (Building F – Library) Description: Don’t miss this unique showcase as part of LUPE’s 20th anniversary series. For more information, contact 956-872-3488 or visit library.southtexascollege.edu.A creative flag-making workshop will take place on Feb. 28 from 3 to 4 p.m., providing an interactive opportunity for attendees to engage with the content personally. Following the workshop, a closing reception will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. at the Pecan Campus Library located at 3201 W Pecan Blvd., Bldg. F in McAllen, TX. This occasion connects individuals passionate about preserving and understanding the diverse stories that contribute to the region’s history and identity.

On display from Jan. 16 – Feb. 28, 2024. Admission is free and open to the public.

STC’s Library Art Gallery Program organizes exhibitions and educational programs to engage students’ understanding of art and its role in culture, support the academic curriculum, and inspire continued education through direct engagement with artists, scholars, and original works of art.

For more information, call 956-872-8330, email gotvos@southtexascollege.edu, or visit https://library.southtexascollege.edu/libraryart.