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2023 Museum Accomplishments

Monday, January 1, 2024

Our 2023 year in review.

Charro Mexican Cinema Poster Exhibit

Friday, September 29, 2023

We invite you to come learn about the History & Evolution of El Charro in Mexican cinema with our newest exhibit curated by Freddie Peralta. Exhibit runs through November 30, 2023, Open House Reception: Saturday- October 14, 2023 at 5pm. Food - Live Music - Drinks

The MHC, A Tale of Perseverance and Progress

Wednesday, August 9, 2023

Located in the heart of historic McAllen, Texas, in the historic former post office building, the MHC has a profound mission of preserving and exhibiting artifacts, works of art, records, and writings of historical, cultural, and traditional value. Its goal is not only to protect but also to share these customs that enrich the community life of McAllen. A focus lies in educating the public, particularly the younger generations, about the region’s inherited values.

Mike Blum Reflects on the 15th Anniversary of MHC

Wednesday, August 9, 2023

On June 16, 2023, Mike Blum, a long-standing public servant and community figure, attended the McAllen Heritage Center’s 15th Anniversary celebration. His attendance was not in any official capacity but as an enthusiastic and supportive community member.

Reflections and Revelations, Julianne Rankin

Monday, August 7, 2023

Recently, the McAllen Heritage Center celebrated its 15th anniversary with a magnificent event. Among the attendees was a very special guest, Julianne Rankin. Rankin, the former city planner for McAllen, worked for 38 years before retiring in 2019. She has always been an integral part of the city’s development and was part of the city when the museum was conceived and brought to life.

We're Celebrating our 15 Year Anniversary!

Thursday, June 15, 2023

The McAllen Heritage Center celebrated our 15 Year Anniversary on June 15th! A huge thank you to the wonderful sponsors that helped support our Quince Celebration!

McGrinch at MHC 12/17/2022

Thursday, December 15, 2022

A great photo opportunity in La Placita Park! 4pm to 8pm. Call for changes if weather changes! 956-687-1904 or check our facebook page.

Art Display -

Wednesday, December 14, 2022

Dynamic and different in style, local artists Raquel Hinojosa and Lupe Hernandez present their art exhibit through Jan 27, 2023. A wine and cheese "Meet the Artist" event is planned on Jan 20, 2023, at 6pm. Join us.

2022 Holiday schedule

Thursday, December 1, 2022

We will be on a holiday schedule this month. Special events on 12/17 and an art exhibit starts on 12/15!

A Presidents Vision panel exhibit

Wednesday, May 25, 2022

A Presidents Vision features six colorful poster panels, each examining a single US President and illustrating the programs and initiatives that advanced his vision.