Casa Ramirez FOLKART Gallery in the Houston Heights opens an art exhibit: Vaqueros y Rancheros: America’s Original Cowboys and Ranchers. The exhibition includes vaquero photographs, artifacts, Mexican saddles and other items used by the old vaqueros. The exhibition features artwork from Lilibeth Andre’s Southwest series too.
The exhibition opens Friday, March 5, and continues through Sunday, March 21, 2010. An opening reception will be held Saturday, March 6, from 2:00-4:00 pm.
Many rodeo skills originated with the vaquero and the exhibition will highlight the important contribution the vaquero and ranchero made to the current cattle and ranching industry.
Casa Ramirez is located at 241 West 19th Street, in the Houston Heights. Gallery hours are Tuesday through Friday, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm., Saturday, 10:00 am to 6:00 pm., and Sunday, 11:00 am to 5:00 pm.
For information, contact Macario Ramirez at (713) 880-2420.