Maquetas & Bocetos: Creatures of a Dream World

From 08/20/22 10:00 am until 08/20/22 4:00 pm

At Gallery 200 - new location

Categories: Arts

Join the Mexican Cultural Center DuPage for Maquetas & Bocetos: Creatures of a Dream Worldning at Gallery 200. The multi-dimensional exhibit explores the history and magic behind the unique Mexican artform that is an alebrije. Guests will learn about the process of creating alebrijes and how artists pull inspiration from different aspects of their own lives and the world around them to design and sculpt these one-of-a-kind creations.
This exhibit shows the models and drawings created as part of the work  to bring 48 Mexican masterpieces to DuPage County. 18 large alebrijes, and 30 smaller spirit animal sculptures that are on display at Cantigny Park.
Maquetas & Bocetos runs from April 8th through August 27th at Gallery 200, 103 W. Washington Street, West Chicago. Free parking is located next to the building and admission is free.
This exhibit can be viewed during Gallery 200 hours -- Thur and Friday 2 - 6 pm, and Saturdays 10 am - 4 pm.