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Casa Dolores is a charming 1843 historic landmark, the only two-story adobe still standing in Santa Barbara. Acquired in 2008 by Linda Cathcart, retired Director of Houston's Contemporary Arts Musuem, it houses her private 6,000-piece Mexican folk art collection in rotating exhibits.
Casa Dolores will exhibit distinctive pottery of Tlaquepaque and Tzintzuntzan, burnished clay Nahual animal pieces from Tonalá, silver jewelry, tinwork, and a Spotlight display of Josefina Aguilar's Muñeca. All Museum Day attendees who identify themselves will be entered into the raffle for a free membership.
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