Winter Spanish Market Weekend at the NHCC
December 2, 2017 - December 3, 2017
The 2017 Winter Spanish markets, presented by the Spanish Colonial Arts Society, will be held on the NHCC campus Dec. 2-3. You will find authentic 400 year old traditions and innovative Spanish Colonial style artwork, made by New Mexico artists and enjoy the Hispanic festival. More information is available on the website at http://spanishcolonial.org/spanish-market-albuquerque/ and tickets can either be purchased at the door or by calling: 505-982-2226. A full schedule is available for download here and you can view a list of entertainment events and times here.
In addition, the NHCC will be hosting several events to make this a fun weekend for everyone.
SHOES FOR THE SANTO NIÑO
Friday, December 1 • 7 pm
Saturday, December 2 • 2 pm
Albuquerque Journal Theatre
Shoes for the Santo Niño, a joyous piece by the Santa Fe Opera, is the story of Julianita, the youngest of eleven children, who slips out of her home one evening to take a pair of “practical” shoes that she has made to the Santo Niño de Atocha. When she enters the church, the Santo Niño and the saints come to life, and Julianita is whisked off into an evening of mystery, magic, and miracles. $7.
¡VAMOS AL MUSEO!
December 2 • 10:30 am
NHCC Education Building
On the first Sunday of every month, families are invited
to tour the NHCC Art Museum and then create their own artwork in the Pete V. Domenici Education Building Creative Classroom. Please register using this link: http://bit. ly/2muqU75 (so we know how many materials to prepare). This is a free program with a suggested $5 donation to support the artists and purchase supplies.
PANEL DISCUSSION & BOOKSIGNING: BORDERLESS: THE ART OF LUIS TAPIA
December 2 • 2 – 4 pm
NHCC Art Museum
Join us for a celebration of Borderless: The Art of Luis Tapia, a new book that documents pioneering Chicano artist Luis Tapia’s 45 year career. The first full-length study of Tapia’s career, Borderless: The Art of Luis Tapia, delves deep into Tapia’s artistic legacy as a celebrated and influential figure in Chicano art and New Mexican art from the early 1970s to today. Leading art historians, curators and literary figures consider Tapia’s refined craftsmanship and insightful commentary as visual and social touchstones for a tradition in transition. Contributors include Dana Gioia, Charlene Villaseñor Black, Lucy R. Lippard, Denise Chávez, Edward Hayes and Director and Curator of the NHCC Art Museum, Tey Marianna Nunn. Free event.
OPENING RECEPTION FOR THE ART OF CHRISTMAS: NEW MEXICO STYLE
December 2 • 5 – 7 pm
NHCC Art Museum
Join us for the opening reception for the exhibition The Art of Christmas: New Mexico Style, featuring approximately 430 handmade ornaments by more than 125 New Mexican artists that have been collected by the Duran family (Matt, Jeanette, and their son Gabriel) over nearly 20 years. Free event.
GUIDED TOUR OF THE NHCC ART MUSEUM
December 2 • 2 pm
NHCC Art Museum
Every Saturday, you can enjoy a docent-led tour of the NHCC Art Museum. This month, enjoy The Piñata Exhibit (Sure to a be a Smash Hit!) with over 175 examples from Mexico, California, Arizona, Nevada, Texas and New Mexico. And as always, you can see ¡Aquí Estamos: The Heart of Arte!, the NHCC’s permanent collection. Free with cost of admission.
DINING AT THE NHCC
You can now enjoy coffee or lunch at the NHCC’s newest on-campus restaurant, La Fonda del Bosque. Chef Stefani Mangrum of City Treats Catering & Parties serves up a menu of New Mexican comfort foods Tuesday through Saturday from 9 am to 2 pm in the History and Literary Arts Building. You can also enjoy a selection of paletas, ice cream tacos, burritos and sandwiches at Pop Fizz located in the Pete. V. Domenici Education Building, 7 days a week, starting at 11 am.
MUNDOS DE MESTIZAJE
December 2-3 • 2 – 4 pm
You can see Mundos de Mestizaje, Frederico Vigil’s fresco depicting thousands of years of Hispanic and pre-Hispanic history, every Saturday and Sunday from noon to 5 pm in the Torreón on the NHCC campus.