Exhibition Showcases Mexican Gastronomy Through Folk Art and Interior Design

The exhibit celebrates cultural dining traditions and the artistic environments in which Mexican gastronomy is experienced.

Visitors will appreciate formal, informal, indoor, and outdoor settings in this three-gallery show. Dining ware by the famous Mexican ceramic studio of Ken Edwards brings to life a Spanish colonial-influenced dining room. Interior design influences by Mexican painter Rufino Tamayo can be observed in a mid-century living room, set for refrescos and antojitos (drinks and appetizers). Patrons will also view an outdoor patio featuring Mexican glass, equipales furniture, and much more. In the museum’s scenic kitchen, the renown pineapples of Patamban will be highlighted through a documentary screening on the making of these unique beverage receptacles.

Date: Saturday, February 16, 2013

Time: 1pm – 4pm

Location: Casa Dolores is located at 1023 Bath Street (The Botiller Adobe)

During the opening reception of the exhibit, guests will enjoy refreshments, live music by local musician Kaj Hoffman, and will have the opportunity to win raffle prizes. The event is free and open to the public.

“Buen Provecho! Dining in Mexico” will be on view from February 16 through May 18, 2013. For more information, please visit www.casadolores.org or call 805-963-1032.

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