Brownsville’s festive ambience sets the mood for an exciting and fun vacation for the whole family. From our Charro Days festivities in February, to our Latin Jazz Festival in October, it’s no wonder Brownsville is Always a Fiesta!
Portions of the Agrasanchez Mexican movie poster collection will be on display at the Heritage Complex.
The Agrasánchez Film Archive collection spans Mexican film production from 1936 to 1988. The Agrasanchez Mexican film collection consists of 150 one-sheet movie posters.
The collection also has 400 lobby cards, representing 170 movies. Lobby cards were important advertising tools for film exhibitors. They combined graphic design and movie stills. Movie stills are photographs of scenes, taken mainly for advertising purposes.
This collection includes 8,000 Mexican movie still photographs.
Everybody knows The Great Tortilla Maker. In this series of 34 paintings I created fictional characters that represent my great tortilla maker. The work has a contemporary visual approach to the classical theme of making tortillas. The work is about exaggerated storytelling and at the same time reflecting on local culture…
Discover the history of this refuge unit and see how the habitats are being restored. This area is one of the largest coastal wetland restoration projects in the United States. Enjoy the coastal prairies and fresh and saltwater bays and the wildlife they provide for. Binoculars and cameras are recommended. No restrooms available. Reservations required, call 956-244-2019. Cash or check only $4 for adults (16+), $3 seniors (62+), under 16 free.