Its not so much instructional, but the artists will come in, talk about their work, show how to do it, says the Museos Tessa Harvey. Were trying to present it as just a chance to talk to the artists and see their work up close. Artists include standouts like Gloria López Córdova, a master of wood-carved santos; one of the only recognized female santeras (almost all are men), Córdova has had work exhibited at the Smithsonian Institution and boasts a lifetime achievement award from the Spanish Colonial Arts Society. Her lectures takes place on October 21 at 1 and 5 p.m.
The exhibit opens tonight at 7 p.m. at the Museo, 861 Santa Fe Drive, with an artists reception, which, like all of the lectures, is free. For a full lecture schedule and other information, visit www.museo.org or call 303-571-4401.
Oct. 14-Jan. 31, 2010