"Milagros", is an annual
exhibit, shown at Contreras Gallery. The ex votos are not vintage.
They are done by local Tucson artist. Some are done in the traditional
style and some are done in a contemporary style.
Wikipedia definition for
An ex-voto is a votive
offering to a saint or to a divinity. It is given in fulfillment
of a vow (hence the Latin term, short for ex voto suscepto, "from
the vow made") or in gratitude or devotion.
Ex-votos are placed in
a church or chapel where the worshiper seeks grace or wishes to
give thanks. The destinations of pilgrimages often include shrines
decorated with ex-votos.ng ex votos and retablos.