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San Antonio: World's Fair Mural

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At the Henry B. Gonzales Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas, this mural is visible from The Riverwalk, on the facade of the Lila Cockrell Theater. The mural, Confluence of Civilizations in the Americas, was created by Juan O'Gorman as part of the 1968 HemisFair (the World's Fair). The mural symbolizes the progress made by the confluence of civilizations in the Western Hemisphere. Adam and Eve are in the middle; European civilization is depicted on the right, and indigenous meso-American civilization on the left. The Tower of the Americas (built for the HemisFair in 1968) also symbolizes the confluence of civilizations.