BALTIMORE, MD (February 1, 2018)—The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) has partnered with the popular Baltimore-based Stoop Storytelling Series to present an evening of seven true, personal stories about creative exchange across the U.S.-Mexico border. Intercambio: Stories About Inspiration and Exchange Across the Border takes place Friday, March 9, from 7-10 p.m. at the BMA’s Meyerhoff Auditorium. Guests of this special Stoop Storytelling engagement will enjoy after-hours access to the Crossing Borders exhibition, live music, and a cash bar. Tickets are $30 general admission and $25 for BMA Members and can be purchased online or at the BMA Box Office.

This Stoop event coincides with the closing of the exhibition Crossing Borders: Mexican Modernist Prints, which explores the unprecedented period of cultural and intellectual exchange between Mexico and the U.S. in the 1930s and 1940s through prints and drawings by artists such as Diego Rivera, José Clemente Orozco, David Alfaro Siqueiros, and Elizabeth Catlett.

Featured storytellers include:
Carlos Raba, executive chef and partner at Clavel
Alfonso Fernandez, artist
Jax Baires-Diener, bilingual producer and videographer
Rachel Micah Jones, Executive Director at Centro de los Derechos del Migrante, Inc.
And more!

Diego Rivera (Mexican, 1886-1957). Open Air School. 1932. The Baltimore Museum of Art: Gift of Blanche Adler, BMA 1932.28.3. © 2017 Banco de México Diego Rivera Frida Kahlo Museums Trust, Mexico, D.F. / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York