Chapman partners with the Getty to celebrate Chicana/o identity in Orange County Community Invited to Opening Reception for "My Barrio: Emigdio Vasquez and Chicana/o Identity in Orange County"

September 8, 2017

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© Emigdio Vasquez Art. Photo: Jessica Bocinski

© Emigdio Vasquez Art. Photo: Jessica Bocinski

Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA Opening Celebration

Wednesday, September 13, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., Chapman University

Free to all. Refreshments and music. No reservation required.

4:00 PM:   Refreshments at the Cypress St. mural
5:00 PM:   Exhibition opening at the Guggenheim Gallery

Chapman University is one of 70 institutions in Southern California that is participating in Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA—an initiative of the Getty in which arts institutions across Southern California will join together to explore the vast subject of Latin American and Latino Art in dialogue with Los Angeles this fall.

Chapman is one of only four institutions in Orange County participating and will feature exhibits on and around the campus showcasing a variety of art created by Latino and Latina artists.The springboard for Chapman’s project is a 1979 mural, El Proletariado de Aztlán, by Emigdio Vasquez. For more information about Chapman’s exhibition, please visit

Exhibit runs through January 5, 2018 and is always free to the public.

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