Amalia Mesa-Bains

The work of

Amalia Mesa-Bains

Upcoming Events

February 3 - July 23


Archaelogy of Memory

Exhibit will feature a Retrospective to include several works at BAMPFA Berkeley Arts Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Now 'Til March 26, 2023


El Museo del Barrio, New York, NY



Oakland Museum

1000 Oak Street, Oakland CA 94607

Fall '24

San Diego Museum of Art

 1450 El Prado (Balboa Park), San Diego, CA 92102

Fall '24

The Whitney Museum of Art
New York, NY

Sept 20, 2024 -
Jan 12, 2025

San Antonio Museum of Art
San Antonio, Texas

March - July


Cheech Museum
Riverside, CA

Year Round

'23 - '25

Rena Bransten Gallery

Emblems of the Decade: Borders

San Francisco, CA

Feb 3 - Aug 13


Archaeology of Memory

Exhibit will feature a retrospective to include several works at BAMPFA Berkeley Arts Museum and Pacific Archive



Archaeology of Memory

Phoenix Museum, Phoenix, Arizona

Presentations, Interviews, and Discussions

Amalia’s perspectives on Chicano and Latin American culture and art on video.



engaged cultural criticism

Written by Amalia Mesa-bains & bell hooks

In Homegrown, cultural critics bell hooks and Amalia Mesa-Bains, reflect on the innate solidarity between Black and Latino culture.

Organizations Where Amalia's Work Has Been Shown

Smithsonian American art museum

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Featured in

The New York Times has featured Amalia Mesa-Bains Artwork