• Sit for a spell under a cottonwood tree and view the Franklin Mountains, seemingly nestled between the U.S. and Mexico flags in front of the visitor center. The two flags reflect our heritage; this land once belonging to Mexico and now to the U.S.

    Chamizal

    National Memorial Texas

Abrazos Gallery

Siglo Artsts Postcard
 

2014 International Siglo de Oro Drama Art Exhibition
Opens February 12th, Abrazos Gallery

Opening Reception
February 25th, 4 p.m. - 6 p.m., Chamizal Theater & Visitor Center

Gallery open Tuesday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., and Sundays during performances. Admission - Free!

 

 

Did You Know?

U.S President Lyndon B. Johnson and Mexican President Lopez Mateos

During the talks that led up to the Chamizal Convention, instead of rendering handshakes, both Presidents Kennedy and Johnson were encouraged to greet their Mexican counterparts with an Abrazo – a customary embrace that is still widely practiced in the Southwest.