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DRAFT RELEASE Date: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: (name/title/phone) (CITY, STATE) – Beginning (date/time/place) , (name of sponsor) will present “Unknown Mexico”, an exhibition made in collaboration with the Houston Museum of Natural Science and organized by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. The people of ancient Western Mexico, whose culture was markedly different from the Aztec and Maya civilizations, remain largely a mystery. They are identified as the “Shaft Tomb Culture” due to their distinctive burial practices. “Unknown Mexico” is a panorama of Western Mexico and its peoples, from ancient to modern times, featuring traditional Huichol crafts, ink and wash drawings and illustrations in acrylic paint, plus 87 color photographs of ancient artifacts and views of modern Huichol Indians. “Unknown Mexico” is available in both English and Spanish formats. The exhibition will be available to the public from (starting date) to (closing date) . For more information about viewing hours or to arrange group visits, contact (name/title) at (number) . Humanities Texas develops and supports diverse programs across the state, including lectures, oral history projects, teacher institutes, traveling exhibitions and documentary films. For more information, please visit Humanities Texas online at http://www.humanitiestexas.org or call 512.440.1991.
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