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Holocaust Museum Houston

“Dolores Huerta: Revolution in the Fields / Revolución en los Campos” Opening Reception

Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019 – Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019

06:00 PM – 08:00 PM
US/Central

Dolores Huerta

Dolores Huerta addressing an ecstatic audience in Sacramento after the Delano grape march. As they marched, she would call out to the people they passed to inspire them to join their movement.
John Kouns, 1966. Courtesy of the Tom & Ethel Bradley Center at California State University, Northridge

Join Holocaust Museum Houston for the opening reception of Dolores Huerta: Revolution in the Fields / Revolución en los Campos. The evening will feature guest speaker Steve Velasquez, Curator for the Division of Home and Community Life at the National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution. The exhibition tells the compelling story of the California farm workers labor movement of the 1960s and 1970s and explores Dolores Huerta’s impact as a cofounder and leading strategist of the United Farm Workers union.

Dolores Huerta: Revolution in the Fields / Revolución en los Campos is organized by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service in collaboration with the National Portrait Gallery, Washington, D.C. This exhibition received federal support from the Latino Initiatives Pool, administered by the Smithsonian Latino Center.

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    Saturday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Sunday, noon - 5:00 pm
  • General Admission: Members, children, students, and college-level students (with valid ID) receive free admission; $15 per person; $10 per person Active-Duty Military, Seniors 65+ and AARP members (with valid ID). Free Hours: Thursdays from 2:00-5:00 pm.

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  • Paid parking is available in the parking lot next to the Museum on the corner of Binz and Caroline St.

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