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April 2019

Mundos de Mestizaje

April 20
NHCC Torreón 1701 4th street SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States

12 pm to 5 pm

A Vision of History through Fresco…

Mundos de Mestizaje by Frederico Vigil is a mural housed in the Torreón on the campus of the National Hispanic Cultural Center. This monumental fresco depicts thousands of years of Hispanic history highlighting diverse cultural connections between people and places from the Iberian Peninsula to the Americas. The 4,000 square foot painting is one of the largest frescos in North America.

The digitized imagery of the painting ensures that this culturally significant work can be a sharing and learning experience for students and families anywhere. We invite you to explore the imagery, history and complexities of the Mundos de Mestizaje mural.

Discover on your own by clicking the link HERE.
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Free

NHCC Children’s Bilingual Book Festival

On Saturday, April 27, 2019, the National Hispanic Cultural Center (NHCC) in Albuquerque will host its first annual NHCC Children’s Bilingual Book Festival. Coinciding with National Poetry Month; Children’s Day, Book Day; Arbor Day; and Semana Cervantina/Poesía eres tu, this festival will celebrate children’s books written in Spanish and English and Native languages and English.

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Mundos de Mestizaje

April 27April 28
NHCC Torreón 1701 4th street SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States

12 pm to 5 pm

A Vision of History through Fresco…

Mundos de Mestizaje by Frederico Vigil is a mural housed in the Torreón on the campus of the National Hispanic Cultural Center. This monumental fresco depicts thousands of years of Hispanic history highlighting diverse cultural connections between people and places from the Iberian Peninsula to the Americas. The 4,000 square foot painting is one of the largest frescos in North America.

The digitized imagery of the painting ensures that this culturally significant work can be a sharing and learning experience for students and families anywhere. We invite you to explore the imagery, history and complexities of the Mundos de Mestizaje mural.

Discover on your own by clicking the link HERE.
(It may take a moment to load.  Microsoft Internet Explorer is NOT recommended.  Best experienced with Safari, Firefox or Chrome.)
Free

New Mexico Philharmonic: The Latin Spirit!–RELOCATED

April 28
Albuquerque Journal Theatre 1701 4th St SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States

Due to facilities issues in the Roy E. Disney Center for Performing Arts at the NHCC, this performance will not take place at the NHCC. To learn more about the new location, please visit: https://nmphil.org/event/the-latin-spirit/

3 pm

New Mexico Philharmonic presents The Latin Spirit!
Roberto Minczuk Music Director
Villa-Lobos Bachianas Brasileiras No. 4, Golijov Last Round, lbert Divertissement, Bizet Carmen Suites 1 & 2
Heitor Villa-Lobos merges Baroque and Brazilian essences in the impressive and innovative final suite of his renowned Bachianas Brasileiras. Golijov ‘s 1996 homage to Astor Piazzolla-Last Round­ is a passionate tribute to the tango master. And Bizet’s scintillating Carmen Suites will leave you breathless!
$24, $35, $46, $68

  • The title, content, photos/images and description for this event were provided to the NHCC by the organization renting the NHCC venue for the event. By serving as a venue and posting the event on its website, the NHCC is not endorsing any views expressed in the title or description of the event, nor is it endorsing the content of the event.

May 2019

Ballet Folklórico Santa Fe and the NHCC Present Traditions! Folklórico Dance Spectacular

May 4
Albuquerque Journal Theatre 1701 4th St SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States

2 pm & 7:30 pm

Mainstage evening show begins at 7:30 pm, with a pre-show live mariachi concert beginning at 6:30 pm in the lobby and moving to the auditorium at 7 pm. Come early and enjoy a full night of music and dance!

Traditions is a folkloric dance showcase featuring three New Mexico ensembles, including Ballet Folklórico Santa Fe, Albuquerque’s Grupo Folklórico Desoluna, and northern New Mexico’s Baile Ilusión, accompanied by Banda Neluayotl from Chihuahua, Chihuahua, Mexico. The participating groups will focus on presenting traditional pieces that represent the beautiful, authentic dances and music of Mexico.

$17 with a $2 discount for Children 12 years old and younger and NHCC members

Thank you to our event sponsor, Home Instead Senior Care and to our Performing Arts Season Sponsors Heritage Hotels and Resorts, the Albuquerque Journal and Southwest Airlines!

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¡Vamos al Museo!

10:30 am to noon

A great morning of art-making for children of all ages and families of all sizes. A visit to the museum is included in this artist-led workshop. We will meet in the Creative Classroom in the Pete V. Domenici Building.

Please pre-register HERE (so we know how many materials to prepare)

For more information please call or email Elena Baca at 505-246-2261 or ElenaD.Baca@state.nm.us
Free, $5 donations are encouraged to support the artists & purchase supplies

Mundos de Mestizaje

May 4May 5
NHCC Torreón 1701 4th street SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States

12 pm to 5 pm

A Vision of History through Fresco…

Mundos de Mestizaje by Frederico Vigil is a mural housed in the Torreón on the campus of the National Hispanic Cultural Center. This monumental fresco depicts thousands of years of Hispanic history highlighting diverse cultural connections between people and places from the Iberian Peninsula to the Americas. The 4,000 square foot painting is one of the largest frescos in North America.

The digitized imagery of the painting ensures that this culturally significant work can be a sharing and learning experience for students and families anywhere. We invite you to explore the imagery, history and complexities of the Mundos de Mestizaje mural.

Discover on your own by clicking the link HERE.
(It may take a moment to load.  Microsoft Internet Explorer is NOT recommended.  Best experienced with Safari, Firefox or Chrome.)
Free

¡Doble Tour!

2 pm

Join us for a paired perspective tour of the exhibition, Qué Chola, with Dr. Nancy López and Jessica Helen Lopez as they share their unique insights on the artworks and exhibition as a whole! Dr. López is a professor of sociology at the University of New Mexico. She directs and co-founded the Institute for the Study of Race and Social Justice and she is the founding coordinator of the New Mexico Statewide Race, Gender, Class Data Policy Consortium. Jessica Helen Lopez is the City of Albuquerque Poet Laureate and is a nationally recognized award-winning slam poet with a number of published poetry collections. She is the host of arts-based PBS, ¡COLORES! and named one of the “10 Up and Coming Latinx Poets You Need to Know” by “Remezcla.”

Free and open to the public (donations welcome)

Mundos de Mestizaje

May 11May 12
NHCC Torreón 1701 4th street SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States

12 pm to 5 pm

A Vision of History through Fresco…

Mundos de Mestizaje by Frederico Vigil is a mural housed in the Torreón on the campus of the National Hispanic Cultural Center. This monumental fresco depicts thousands of years of Hispanic history highlighting diverse cultural connections between people and places from the Iberian Peninsula to the Americas. The 4,000 square foot painting is one of the largest frescos in North America.

The digitized imagery of the painting ensures that this culturally significant work can be a sharing and learning experience for students and families anywhere. We invite you to explore the imagery, history and complexities of the Mundos de Mestizaje mural.

Discover on your own by clicking the link HERE.
(It may take a moment to load.  Microsoft Internet Explorer is NOT recommended.  Best experienced with Safari, Firefox or Chrome.)
Free

5th Annual South American Folk Fair

2 pm

The 5th Annual South American Folk Fair seeks to unite Albuquerque’s South American community in a day of cultural experience and connection through music, dance, and food. In addition to food vendors from participating countries, the festival will feature traditional dancers representing Colombia, Peru, Venezuela, Chile, Brazil, Argentina, and/or Ecuador. The band Panchangara will be featured, along with local musicians. Added attractions for the entire family include children’s art workshops and opportunities for souvenir photos featuring the festival banner.
$14 in advance, $16 day of show w/ $2 discount for NHCC members; free for children age 12 and younger

Thank you to our Performing Arts Season Sponsors Heritage Hotels and Resorts, the Albuquerque Journal and Southwest Airlines!

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