McAllen Unveils the “The Vaquero of Nuevo Santander” Bronze Sculpture

Posted on June 27th, 2017, 2:34 pm

For Immediate Release

November 16, 2016



McAllen Unveils the “The Vaquero of Nuevo Santander” Bronze Sculpture

by Jason Scull, Cowboy Artist of America

To open the Community Day: Open House

WHO: City of McAllen- Convention Facilities Department

McAllen Performing Arts Center

WHAT: The bronze reflects the birth of the cattle industry in Northern Mexico and South

Texas in 1750 with an early Vaquero watching a wild Longhorn and her new Calf. The ranching

industry has remained an important business in Texas. The Working Cowboys of the Wyatt

Ranches are here today representing our region’s history still very alive in today’s world.


9:45 AM- 10:00 AM

*Please see attached schedule for 11.19.16



About The McAllen Performing Arts Center:

The vision behind the $45 million Performing Arts Center has always been to create a dynamic

venue that rivals any big city to serve the local community. With this in mind, the MPAC has

also rolled out opportunities to be more involved with an “Ambassador of the Arts” volunteer

program and “Memberships”. The “Ambassador of the Arts” volunteer program offers

community members the chance to experience a list of theatre roles and act as representatives

during scheduled events. MPAC “Memberships” offers a range of benefits to enrich each

member’s performing arts experience by offering opportunities such as pre-sale ticket access,

VIP Parking, and access to a member’s private lounge area.

More information about the scheduled community day and upcoming events will be shared. For

more information about being an “Ambassador of the Arts” please call 956.681.3800 or visit For more information on Memberships please call 956.681.3800 or


Statement of Purpose:

“The McAllen Performing Arts Center serves as a premiere venue for the performing arts so as

to enhance the range, quality, and accessibility of the cultural fare available to the public; to

promulgate arts education; and to contribute to the cultural life of McAllen, the Rio Grande

Valley, South Texas & Northern Mexico.”


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