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Siempre Selena / Selena Forever

John Dyer, American born 1947. Selena, 1992. Archival ink on paper, 58 x 58 in. Collection of the artist.

Siempre Selena / Selena Forever
February 15, 2024 - February 9, 2025

Patricia and Jonathan Rogers Grand Lobby and Isha Rogers Sculpture Gallery

Siempre Selena commemorates the enduring legacy of Selena Quintanilla-Pérez, the Queen of Tejano Music. A Grammy Award-winning artist, Selena’s posthumous impact resonates globally in the realms of music, fashion, and pop culture. Her influence extends to El Paso, inspiring new generations and fostering a lasting connection with her legacy. This exhibition features monumental photographs by John Dyer, Selena-inspired costumes, and memorabilia contributed by the El Paso community.

Selena Forever/Siempre Selena is inspired by an exhibition of the same name organized by the McNay Art Museum in San Antonio, Texas.

Support for this exhibition is provided by the Mellon Foundation, Wellpoint, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Texas Commission on the Arts, the El Paso Museum of Art Foundation, and the City of El Paso Museums and Cultural Affairs Department.

Items on loan graciously provided by John Dyer, Touch Bar El Paso, El Paso Community College TV, and members of the El Paso community.

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