SanTana's Fairy Tales

The UH Center for Public History invites you a CPH Lecture Series exhibition featuring a community workshop and public lecture with Sarah Rafael García. 

SanTana's Fairy Tales 

Public Lecture: “Fairy Tales for Truth & Justice: Preserving and Re-Presenting History through Contemporary Narratives”

Thursday, October 24, 5:00 PM, Community Artists' Collective

RSVP for Public Lecture Required: Please click the link to register (tickets are free) 

  • Opening Reception for Art Exhibition: Saturday, October 19, 3:00-5:00pm 

  • Community-Based, Family-Friendly Literary Arts Workshop – a Reading from SanTana’s Fairy Tales and a Zine Crafting Activity:
    Saturday, October 26, 2:00PM-4:00pm 

SanTana’s Fairy Tales Exhibition: Sarah Rafael García’s visual art installation, oral history, storytelling project integrates community-based narratives to create contemporary fairytales and fables that represent the history and stories of Mexican/Mexican-American residents of Santa Ana (inspired by the Grimms’ Fairy Tales). 

Sarah Rafael García is a writer and arts educator and a 2019 Kathrine G. McGovern College of the Arts and Project Row Houses Fellow. 

All Events are free will take place at the Community Artists' Collective
4101 San Jacinto Street, Suite 116 (San Jacinto at Cleburne)
Houston, TX 77004 

Please also be aware that limited seating is available for the lecture and that attendees may need to stand, due to the nature of the exhibition space.

For more information please contact:

  • The UH Center for Public History: 713.743.1283 or e-mail at
  • Community Artists' Collective at 713.523.1616