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Saturday, September 28 • 10:15am - 10:45am
The Writing on the Wall: Visualizing our Texas Story

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Meet Cruz and Olivia Ortiz, the creative force behind San Antonio-based Burnt Nopal and the artists responsible for turning hundreds of #TexanSince stories into the Texas Tribune Festival’s first mural project. Join the Cruz and Olivia for a discussion of the #TexanSince project and the role of art in cultivating community, moderated by The Texas Tribune's chief audience officer Amanda Zamora.

Presented by Texas A&M University and Burnt Nopal Creative Studio.

This event is free to attend and open to the public. No RSVP is required.

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Burnt Nopal Creative Studio

Major Sponsor
Burnt Nopal Creative Studio, offers a full range of services around branding, strategy, design and experiences, bringing Cruz Ortiz’s distinctive “Nuevo Texas” aesthetic to clients seeking an authentic look and feel to their brand, marketing, fashion, interiors and events.@... Read More →
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Texas A&M University

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What began in 1876 as the state’s first public institution of higher learning, Texas A&M University has grown to become one of the largest research universities in the U.S. Our students experience transformational learning on campus and across the globe, with more Aggies studying... Read More →

Saturday September 28, 2019 10:15am - 10:45am CDT
Festival Hub at 800 Congress