Still in the Saddle: A New History of the Hollywood Western May 28 – September 6, 2021
n the 1940s and 50s, the Western was the most popular movie genre in America. But by the middle of the 1960s, interest in the Western began to wane. Production was scaled back. Critics began to predict the genre’s demise. They said the Western was dead. They were wrong!
VAQUEROS de la CRUZ DEL DIABLO: Photography of the Contemporary Northern Mexican Cowboy September 24 – January 17, 2022
Vaqueros de la Cruz Del Diablo invites audiences to peer into the world of the Northern Mexican Vaquero – not as a casual tourist, but as an intimate observer. With over 20 years of images of the Vaqueros, this project reflects a complex contemporary composition of the everyday life of the Vaquero. Realistic moments of how they view themselves, surrounded by the tools of their trade, intertwined with the realties of their existence – family, religion, tradition, culture, work and animals – reflecting a legacy that reaches back over generations and is the birthplace of the modern Cowboy.