Mexican Museum exhibit opens on USF sculpture terrace.
Eight sculptures from the permanent
collection of San Francisco’s Mexican Museum are on display at USF.
The exhibit, , features bronze,
iron, and steel works by famous 20th century Mexican sculptors,
including Byron Galvez, Gunther Gerzso, and Manuel Neri.
Hands on for Museum Studies
Students in USF’s Master of Arts in
Museum Studies Program assisted with the installation of the exhibit at its
temporary USF home and are designing educational materials and organizing
events for the exhibit. The statues are on display at the Kalmanovitz Hall
sculpture terrace and in the building’s atrium through Dec. 12. Entrance
is free and open to the public on weekdays between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
Alum is curator, museum director
Alumnus David de la Torre ’70,
executive director of the Mexican Museum, curated the exhibit. He shared his vision for the museum in the recent issue of USF Magazine.
See the sculptures and watch the installation.