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Mari Carmen Ramírez

Dr. Mari Carmen Ramírez is the Wortham Curator of Latin American Art and Director of the International Center for the Arts of the Americas (ICAA) at MFAH.  Before coming to Houston, she was curator of Latin American Art at the Jack S. Blanton Museum of Art at the University of Texas at Austin, where she was also adjunct lecturer in the Department of Art and Art History.  Ramírez has also served as Director of the Museo de Antropología, Historia y Arte de la Universidad de Puerto Rico, at the Río Piedras campus. She received her PhD in Art History from the University of Chicago in 1989.  Ramírez has curated numerous critically praised exhibitions of Latin American art.  She is also Chief Editor for the Yale University Press book series Critical Documents of 20th-Century Latin American and Latino Art.  In 2005, Ramírez was the recipient of the Award for Curatorial Excellence granted by the Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College.  That same year, TIME magazine named her one of “The 25 Most Influential Hispanics in America.”  In 1997 she received the Peter Norton Family Foundation Award for Curatorial Excellence.

(Spring 2008, Spring 2010, Spring 2013, Fall 2013)

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Finishing up Spring 2018! 
 

Mexico City: Past, Present, Future
April 3-9
And our travelers are there in the present!

 

Gorbachev: His Life and Times
Monday, April 16, 6:30-8:00 P.M. | The Junior League, 1811 Briar Oaks Ln, 77027
Co-sponsored with World Affairs Council of Houston

 

Behind the Pages: A Conversation with William Middleton 
Tuesday, April 24, 6:30-8:00 P.M.
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