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Siempre Creativo: Intro to Retablos with Artist Sean Wells y Delgado

1:30 – 3:30 pm Discover the history and symbolism of retablo painting and create your own unique interpretation, using watercolors on wood prepared with traditional gesso. This is the second of two sessions with artist Sean Wells y Delgado, and participants are welcomed to attend one or both sessions. These workshops are part of the NHCC’s Siempre Creativo program, which provides free multidisciplinary arts programs for seniors throughout the summer. Free Community Event, generously supported by Presbyterian.

Siempre Creativo: Intro to Retablos with Artist Sean Wells y Delgado (CANCELLED)

Note: This event has been cancelled and will be rescheduled. The second workshop, on 6/12, will be held as planned. We apologize for any inconvenience. 1:30 – 3:30 pm Discover the history and symbolism of retablo painting and create your own unique interpretation, using watercolors on wood prepared with traditional gesso. This is the first of two sessions with artist Sean Wells y Delgado, and participants are welcomed to attend one or both sessions. These workshops are part of the NHCC’s Siempre Creativo program, which provides free (more…)

Siempre Creativo: Mixed Media Mandalas with Artist Catalina Salinas

1:30 – 3:30 pm Become mesmerized by the beauty of mandalas and create your own mandala designs using watercolors, watercolor paper, colored pencils, and Sakura Gelly Pens with techniques you can also use at home. This is the first of two sessions with artist Catalina Salinas, feel free to attend one or both sessions. These workshops are part of the NHCC’s Siempre Creativo program, which provides free multidisciplinary arts programs for seniors throughout the summer. Free Community Event, generously supported by Presbyterian.

Siempre Creativo: Mixed Media Design in Nature with Artist Catalina Salinas

1:30 – 3:30 pm Explore the natural world through lines and patterns using pencils, acrylic markers, and paints on a canvas. This is the first of two sessions with artist Catalina Salinas, and participants are welcomed to attend one or both sessions. These workshops are part of the NHCC’s Siempre Creativo program, which provides free multidisciplinary arts programs for seniors throughout the summer. Free Community Event, generously supported by Presbyterian.  

Siempre Creativo: Relief Printmaking with Artist Carol C. Sánchez

1:30 – 3:30 pm Learn the time-honored technique of relief printmaking as you design, cut, and print your inspirations onto paper. This is the second of two sessions with artist Carol A. Sánchez, and participants are welcomed to attend one or both sessions. These workshops are part of the NHCC’s Siempre Creativo program, which provides free multidisciplinary arts programs for seniors throughout the summer. Free Community Event, generously supported by Presbyterian.

Siempre Creativo: Monotype Printmaking with Artist Carol C. Sánchez

1:30 – 3:30 pm Join us for a fun monotype printing workshop, where we will explore various ways of applying inks and paints to create unique images. This is the first of two sessions with artist Carol C. Sánchez, and participants are welcomed to attend one or both sessions. These workshops are part of the NHCC’s Siempre Creativo program, which provides free multidisciplinary arts programs for seniors throughout the summer. Free Community Event, generously supported by Presbyterian.

Genealogy Workshop

1:30 – 3:30 pm Explore your cultural heritage at the NHCC with a free genealogy workshop as part of our Siempre Creativo program! These workshops will provide participating seniors with the opportunity to participate in interactive tours of the NHCC Art Museum and Torreón, paired with genealogy workshops and coffee socials. This event is part of the NHCC’s Siempre Creativo program. Free Community Event, generously supported by AARP.  

Ekphrastic Poetry Contest Reading

3:00 – 5:00 pm The winners and honorable mentions for the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs inaugural Ekphrastic Poetry Contest are invited to read their poems inspired by artwork on display at the Center and across the state. Members of the public are encouraged to attend. More information about the Poetry Contest is available at nmculture.org/poetry.

Annual César Chávez and Dolores Huerta Celebration

9:00 am – 3:00 pm March for Justice: 10:00 am Fiesta: 12:00 – 3:00 pm The Recuerda a Cesar Chavez Committee (RCCC) and the Center are excited to announce the return of the annual César Chávez and Dolores Huerta Celebration – the only celebration of its kind in the country that honors both great civil rights leaders. The legendary Dolores Huerta will be our honored guest! Since 2007, the National Hispanic Cultural Center has collaborated with Albuquerque’s Recuerda a César Chávez Committee (RCCC) to celebrate the life (more…)

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