Art Museum

Art Museum Reception: Convergence x Crossroads: Street Art from the Southwest

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Convergence x Crossroads: Street Art from the Southwest is an exhibition in the Art Museum at the National Hispanic Cultural Center that showcases the vibrancy and ingenuity of the street art scenes in New Mexico, Texas, Arizona, California, and Northern Mexico presenting artworks by artists who identify as Chicano/a/x, Latino/a/x, Indigenous, and Native American. The artists whose work is featured in the exhibition use the street as their medium to create graffiti and/or murals.  On the street, their work is widely accessible (more…)

Convergence x Crossroads: Street Art from the Southwest

Convergence x Crossroads: Street Art from the Southwest is an exhibition in the Art Museum at the National Hispanic Cultural Center that showcases the vibrancy and ingenuity of the street art scenes in New Mexico, Texas, Arizona, California, and Northern Mexico presenting artworks by artists who identify as Chicano/a/x, Latino/a/x, Indigenous, and Native American.  The artists whose work is featured in the exhibition use the street as their medium to create graffiti and/or murals. On the street, their work is widely accessible to passersby, yet also ephemeral. (more…)

Colcha Community Stitch A-Long

9:30 am in-person 10:30 am Zoom Our Colcha Community Stich-A-Long is open to all levels of experience in an informal setting. This workshop is instructed by Annette Gutierrez-Turk. Annette has taught colcha, a Spanish Colonial embroidery style, to groups internationally and at the NHCC for many years. She is also an award-winning artist, most recently recognized in 2019 at Traditional Spanish Market in Santa Fe. Annette will demonstrate as well as answer questions. Join us every month on the fourth Tuesday, in-person at 9:30am and on Zoom (more…)

Happy Arte Hour

6:00 pm NHCC invites adults 21+ for artistic fun in a relaxed social setting. This is a great opportunity for friends to hang out, a unique date night option, or a place to come solo and connect with fellow art enthusiasts. Drinks and snacks will be available to purchase. Please pre-register below (so we know how many materials to prepare). Registration for the following month is available the day after the current program month. For more information, please email Education Program Manager Elena Baca at ElenaD.Baca@dca.nm.gov. Free (more…)

Happy Arte Hour

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm NHCC invites adults for artistic fun in a relaxed social setting. This is a great opportunity for friends to hang out, a unique date night option, or a place to come solo and connect with fellow art enthusiasts. Drinks and snacks will be available to purchase. During this month’s Happy Arte Hour we will create mixed media collage with artist Micaela Seidel. Micaela is a multi-media artist who has worked throughout New Mexico for over 20 years as a teacher, curator and (more…)

Paño Connections – Corazón Knows No Bounds

The Art Museum at the National Hispanic Cultural Center (NHCC) is honored to host the exhibition Paño Connections organized by artist and guest curator Eric “Christo” Martinez.  On display in the Community Gallery, which is dedicated to showcasing art by New Mexican artists, this exhibit explores artworks inspired by paños (drawings on handkerchiefs) and other artworks created by incarcerated artists. This is the second iteration of this exhibit, and Martinez’s goal is to expand connections among those who are passionate about this body of work. Featured Artists: Adan Hernandez , (more…)

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