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Artist Lecture: Vaqueros de la Cruz del Diablo with Werner Segarra and John Philip Santos
September 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pmfree-with-museum-admission
Listen in as Werner Segarra and guest moderator John Philip Santos take a closer look at how the videos and photographs of Vaqueros de la Cruz Del Diablo were created and what inspired Segarra to pursue the subject. Following the lecture, Segarra will sign copies of his book, “Vaqueros de la Cruz del Diablo”, available at the Museum Store. The lecture and signing are free with museum admission.
A member of the board of directors of the Briscoe Western Art Museum, John Philip Santos serves as a University Distinguished Scholar in Mestizo Cultural Studies to the Honors College at the University of Texas at San Antonio. He is the author of the acclaimed book, “Places Left Unfinished at the Time of Creation”, as well as “The Farthest Home Is in an Empire of Fire”. Santos has created an international forum for exploring mestizo cultural identity, or mestizaje, at UTSA. He also has produced documentaries and news programs in 16 countries for CBS and PBS on culture, religion, politics and spirituality, some of which have been nominated for Emmys. He is a past member of the President’s Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans.