Hieroglyphic translation of Peter Rabbit, £6.99
Evening events programme for
Revolution on paper:
Mexican prints 1910–1960
Morgan Szymanski: guitar music
Thursdays 21 January and 25 March, 18.30–19.45
A performance of music by Mexican and Latin American composers.
Frida Kahlo: Viva la Vida
Friday 29 and Saturday 30 January, 19.00–19.45
Excerpts from Gaël Le Cornec's acclaimed one-woman play.
Songs of the Revolution
Friday 22 January, 18.30
Explore the stories behind the most famous corridos and listen to music by mariachi Mexteca and Patricia Rueda.
Songs of life and hope
Friday 5 February, 19.00–20.00
An evening of Mexican poetry and music spanning the Mexican revolution and its aftermath.
Lectures start at 18.30
£5, concessions £3
The corpse of Emiliano Zapata: the
story of a photograph
Thursday 28 January
Andrea Noble, Durham University, tells the story of Zapata’s death.
The iconographies of identity: contemporary art and
the mythologies of ‘Mexicanness’
Thursday 11 February
Oriana Baddeley looks at the ways in which contemporary artists have chosen to address their Mexican heritage.
Art and revolution in Mexico
Thursday 4 February
Alan Knight links the rich visual evidence from the Mexican Revolution to the historical experience.
Mexican traditions and popular culture in
Thursday 25 February
Luis Rebaza-Soraluz explores traditional and modern popular themes in Posada’s prints.
Films start at 18.30
£3, concessions £2
Orozco: Man of Fire
Friday 22 January
Recreating the life and art of José Clemente Orozco.
Reed: Insurgent Mexico
Friday 12 February
A fictionalised biography of American radical, US Communist Party founder and reporter John Reed.
Friday 26 February
A fictionalised account of the life of Mexican revolutionary Emiliano Zapata.