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Sacred/Sagrado: Festivals of Mexico

Featuring the Photography of Jenna Mulhall-Brereton  

The Sacred/Sagrado: Festivals of Mexico exhibit, featuring the photography of Jenna Mulhall-Brereton, will run from January 2 through May 31, 2018 at the Pearl S. Buck International Exhibit Gallery located at 520 Dublin Road, Perkasie, PA. 

In this exhibit Ms. Mulhall-Brereton documents traditional ceremonies that are part of the fabric of Mexican history and culture. She writes, “The term ‘sacred’ invokes two distinct definitions of the word: that which is holy, and that which is a cherished part of the life of a community. Though all the festivals I have photographed tie back in some way to the religious calendar (Mardi Gras, after all, is the day before Lent), only about half of them celebrate the deeply held beliefs of the Catholic faith. Other images portray a profound sense of tradition, identity, and community that is every bit as intensely felt.”

Though some of these images have appeared in exhibitions across the U.S., this is the first time they will appear together in a solo exhibition.

The Exhibit Gallery in the Welcome Center of Pearl S. Buck International is located at 520 Dublin Rd, Perkasie, PA 18944.

Mon-Fri 8:30 to 5:00
Saturday 10:30 to 3:00
Sunday 12:30 to 3:00

Admission to the International Exhibit Gallery is complimentary.

Curator: Marie Toner
Graphic Designer: Kati Sowiak
This exhibit is made possible by generous funding from Visit Bucks County.

To learn more about Jenna Brereton’s work, go to www.//

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If you have questions, please contact Curator Marie Toner at 215-249-0100 x149 or email to

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