Awards Ceremony: Second Cervantes Drawing and Painting Contest for New Mexico Students

2 pm

Instituto Cervantes, the National Hispanic Cultural Center, and the Spanish Resource Center present the awards for a student drawing and painting contest to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the creation of Pablo Picasso’s Guernica and to celebrate the exhibition El Prado in Santa Fe—the U.S. debut of 92 full-scale reproductions of some of the greatest masterpieces from Madrid’s Museo del Prado.

Students in three age categories, ages 6-8, 9-11, and 12-15 were invited to submit original drawings depicting any subject matter relating to great Spanish or Latin American painters—Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dali, Joan Miró, Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, etc. Teachers were encouraged to introduce any of these artists in their classrooms. The drawings and paintings will be on display at the NHCC from December 9 through April 7, 2018.

A special grand prize of $500 will be awarded, with $300 going to the student and $200 to the school. First, second, and third prizes in each age category will also include monetary awards for both the student and the school ($200 for the student and $100 for the school for first place; $100 for the student and $100 for the school for second place; $100 for the student for third place). Fourth, fifth, and sixth place winners in each category will receive a medal of honor, courtesy of the Mexican Consulate in Albuquerque.

The exhibition of all artwork will open at 2 pm, with the winners announced at a Winter Ceremony at 3 pm. Prizes and certificates will be given out during the celebration; all participants will receive a participation certificate.

For further information, please contact Instituto Cervantes at 505-724-4777 or adxabq@cervantes.es.
Free public event

Second Cervantes Drawing and Painting Contest for New Mexico Students

All drawings and paintings must be sent by 5 pm on November 27

Instituto Cervantes, the National Hispanic Cultural Center, and the Spanish Resource Center are organizing a student drawing and painting contest to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the creation of Pablo Picasso’s Guernica and to celebrate the exhibition El Prado in Santa Fe—the U.S. debut of 92 full-scale reproductions of some of the greatest masterpieces from Madrid’s Museo del Prado.

All school districts in New Mexico are encouraged to participate. Students in three age categories, ages 6-8, 9-11, and 12-15 are invited to submit original drawings depicting any subject matter relating to great Spanish or Latin American painters—Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dali, Joan Miró, Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, etc. Teachers are encouraged to introduce any of these artists in their classrooms. The drawings and paintings will be on display at the NHCC from December 9, 2017 through April 7, 2018.
Free public event

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Spanish Cooking Class-Tapas!

July 27
6 pm to 8:30 pm
$35 per person

Instituto Cervantes Albuquerque, in partnership with the National Hispanic Cultural Center and Pop Fizz, again celebrates its monthly Spanish cooking class.  In July, attendees will have the opportunity to taste a variety of delicious tapas, thanks to our Spanish chef Chari Arellano. The menu includes:

  • Appetizer:  Gazpacho
  • Main course:  Varied tapas including filet with caramelized onion and goat cheese, Spanish prawn tortilla, and patatas bravas (a classic dish of fried potatoes accompanied by a spicy sauce)
  • Dessert:  Flan
  • Drink:  One bottle of water and one glass of wine provided per person; additional wine may be purchased from Pop Fizz

RSVP to prensa.albuquerque@cervantes.es or 505-724-4777.

Come to Instituto Cervantes Albuquerque, and be amazed by our chef’s cooking skills!

Peruvian Cooking Class: Ceviche!

6 pm

If you are wondering how to prepare Peruvian food, come join us and learn from our Peruvian chef as Instituto Cervantes Albuquerque, in partnership with the National Hispanic Cultural Center and Pop Fizz, hosts a Peruvian cooking class. The menu will include:

Appetizer: Ceviche (citrus-marinated seafood; this version is made with fish)
Main course: Seco de carne (a thick stew of meat with cassava, chile, tomatoes, and onions)
Dessert: Mazamorra morada (corn and milk dessert similar to rice pudding)
Drink: One glass of wine provided per person; additional wine may be purchased from Pop Fizz

RSVP to 505-724-4777 or e-mail prensa.albuquerque@cervantes.es. Tickets are also available online at the Buy Tickets box below.

Don’t miss this opportunity for culinary travel to this amazing Andean country!
$35 per person

Spanish Cooking Class: Fall Recipes

6 pm to 8 pm

The purpose of Instituto Cervantes’ Spanish Cooking Classes is to learn to cook typical dishes from Spain. Join us in preparing these tasty and delicious recipes to surprise your family and friends. During the class, participants can learn Spanish as well, as it is taught in Spanish and translated into English.

Are you ready to take your cooking skills to the next level? Instituto Cervantes Albuquerque in partnership with the National Hispanic Cultural Center presents a new Spanish cuisine cooking class. Come and join us next October 27th, 6:00pm at the Grand Hall (NHCC) and learn with us how to cook tasty and delicious recipes to surprise your friends, family and partners.

The menu is as follows:
APPETIZER: Sopa Castellana (Castilian Soup)
MAIN ENTRÉE: Caldereta de cordero (Lamb stew)
DESSERT: Macedonia (Fruit Salad)
DRINK: One glass of wine provided per person; extra wine may be purchased from Pop Fizz

All attendees are asked to bring a cutting board and a kitchen knife. Please contact Instituto Cervantes by October 26th at 505-724-4777 or at prensa.albuquerque@cervantes.es
One person $35, two people $60