1:00 to 5:00 pm Business Basics for Visual Artists is an afternoon forum of information sharing & networking for Visual Artists. NHCC will offer three presentations from local art professionals who will provide artists with a sampling of opportunities with the City of Albuquerque, an understanding of how to successfully navigate the challenges of artist contracts and grant writing. The National Hispanic Cultural Center is committed to helping visual artists strengthen their business skills and increase awareness of opportunities available for artists. Free Community Event. Please register (more…)
4:00 pm Authors and University of New Mexico professors Dr. Enrique Lamadrid and Dr. Susana Rivera present the latest collection of poems by E.A. “Tony” Mares: Reflections through the Convex Mirror of Time: Poems in Remembrance of the Spanish Civil War. They will be joined at the event by the four poets who wrote the back cover texts for this volume: Levi Romero, Demetria Martinez, Gary Brower, and Michael Thomas. Instituto Cervantes, AMP Concerts, and the National Hispanic Cultural Center present the second edition of the Oralidad Festival. (more…)
11:00 am to 3:00 pm The spirit of Día de los Muertos comes alive at our next Día de Familia! Decorate sugar skulls, craft a mini-ofrenda and marigolds, get your face painted, and contribute to our community ofrenda while you enjoy music and dance traditions of Día de los Muertos. Free Community Event. Please register here or call the NHCC Welcome Center at 505-724-4771 for assistance.
5:30 pm- Pre-film reception in Salón Ortega 7:00 pm- Screening begins in the Albuquerque Journal Theatre Join us as we celebrate Hector Galán, the first documentary filmmaker to be inducted into the prestigious Texas Film Hall of Fame, to cap off our Hispanic Heritage Month celebration! Galán will be hosting a director’s talk and screening of his documentary Chicano! History of the Mexican-American Civil Rights Movement. Free Community Event, sponsored by United Way. Please register here or call the NHCC Welcome Center at 505-724-4771 for assistance.