Contemporary Art and the Public: Museo Jumex in its First Three Years

12:00pm - 3:00pm
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20151102_Jumex_fachada_0016Help Artpace round out our gala weekend in style. Join Artpace and special guest Julieta González, Artistic Director and Chief Curator of Museo Jumex, for a brunch and talk titled “Contemporary art and the public: Museo Jumex in its first three years.”

Doors will open at noon to tour the Artpace galleries and enjoy a light buffet-style brunch. All tickets include admission to the event and light refreshments. Tickets will be available at the door for $20. Advanced tickets are available for purchase by clicking the link below for $15.

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This program is held as a portion of Artpace’s annual Happening. Each year, The Happening supports Artpace’s programs and exhibitions. For more information about the Gala and how to participate, please visit The Happening web page.

Artpace members receive $5 off the purchase price. Contact Artpace at 210-212-4900 for the discount code!

All of our generous Happening table sponsors at the Power Couple ($1,500) level and above receive complimentary admission to this event.

About Julieta González

Julieta González is Artistic Director at Museo Jumex. Previously she was, Adjunct Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Museu de Arte de São Paulo, Senior Curator at the Museo Tamayo Arte Contemporáneo, Mexico City, and Adjunct Curator at the Bronx Museum of the Arts, in New York. Between 2009 and 2012 she was Associate Curator of Latin American Art at Tate Modern. She was Curator of Contemporary Art at Museo Alejandro Otero (1999-2001) and Museo de Bellas Artes de Caracas from 2001-2003. She was co-curator of the 2nd Trienal Poligráfica de San Juan, Latinoamérica y el Caribe with Jens Hoffmann and Beatriz Santiago, under the artistic direction of Adriano Pedrosa. Gonzalez has organized over 40 exhibitions including Juan Downey: A Communications Utopia (2013) and Jac Leirner: Functions of a Variable (2014) both at Museo Tamayo, Mexico City; Farsites at Insite San Diego/Tijuana (2005) (adjunct curator with curator Adriano Pedrosa); Etnografía: modo de empleo at Museo de Bellas Artes de Caracas (2003), among others, and has published essays in exhibition catalogues and periodical publications, including  Afterall, The Exhibitionist, Flash Art, and Parkett. She holds an MA in Cultural Studies from Goldsmiths, University of London, and was a Helena Rubinstein Curatorial Fellow at the Whitney Independent Study Program (1997-1998), she studied architecture at the Universidad Simón Bolívar, Caracas and the École d’Architecture Paris-Villemin, in Paris.

About Museo Jumex

The Museo Jumex is the Fundación Jumex Arte Contemporáneo’s main platform. It opened its doors to the public in November 2013 as an institution devoted to contemporary art, whose aim was not only to serve a broad and diverse public, but also to become a laboratory for experimentation and innovation in the arts. Through its exhibitions and public programs, the Museo Jumex aspires to become a relevant institution in the field of art by producing and co-producing original exhibitions and research, familiarizing our audiences with the concepts and contexts that inform current art practice. Through the use of critical and pedagogical tools, the museum’s educational programs further the institution’s commitment to build links between contemporary art and the public.