• An Evening for Educators: Día de los Muertos Professional Development

    October 11

  • Arte Poquito: Arte de Bebé

    October 13

  • Fronteras del Futuro Catalog Release Party

    October 15

  • Early Childhood Bilingual Storytime: Tía with the Tortilla

    October 18

  • Noche de Familia

    October 21

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October 2022

Mundos de Mestizaje: Torreón Tour

October 7
NHCC Torreón 1701 4th street SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States

11:00 am (MST)

The National Hispanic Cultural Center is offering a guided tour of the Mundos de Mestizaje fresco created by artist Frederico Vigil. Tours of the fresco are offered Thursdays and Fridays at 11am. Located in the Torreón on the NHCC Campus, Mundos de Mestizaje depicts thousands of years of Hispanic culture, history, and identity.

Admission for the tour is $2 and tickets are available for advance purchase below. Tickets can also be purchased in the New Mexico Mutual Welcome Center, depending on availability. Capacity for each tour is limited. (more…)

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Erika L. Sánchez Poetry Workshop: “Negative Capability and the Imagination”

October 7

“CANCELLED: We regret to inform you that the 2022 Anaya Lecture has been cancelled upon the request of the speaker. Please join us for a film screening of Carl Franklin’s Bless Me, Ultima at the NHCC on Sept. 30 with a pre-lecture introduction by Dr. Gabriel Meléndez. Reception at 6pm, pre-lecture introduction at 6:30, and film screening at 7pm. The film screening is in celebration of the 50th anniversary of Rudolfo Anaya’s Bless Me, Ultima. Free ticketed event; visit https://www.nhccnm.org/event/film-bless-me-ultima/.”

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Rio Grande Record Show

11:00 am to 5:00 pm

Vinyl records and collectors will be showcasing and selling collectibles through out the day. A unique opportunity to get your hands on classic records from the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s. Classic to current cd’s, tapes and unique posters will be available for a limited time.

Free

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The Albuquerque Folk Festival

October 9
NHCC Campus 1701 4th Street SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States

10:00 am to 10:00 pm

On Sunday, October 9, 2022 The Albuquerque Folk Festival offers over 100 events with 5 performance stages, 7 workshop venues (including music and dance), 3 jam venues, musical-instrument “petting zoo,” kids’ tent, storytelling tent, merchandise tent, instrument consignment tent, bike valet, arts-and-craft vendors, food vendors, and more!

For an overview of the schedule, download a complete 2022 schedule as a PDF file here. Also, if you’d like a preview, you can download our 2022 program booklet as a PDF here.

Advance Tickets: Full price adult ticket $25 w/ discounts for students 19 to 25, seniors 65+, military w/ ID and children 12 to 16. Family passes are available for 2 adults and unlimited kids. Admission is free for seniors 85+ and kids 11 and younger.

Day of show Tickets: Full price adult ticket $30 w/ discounts for students 19 to 25, seniors 65+, military w/ ID and children 12 to 16. Family passes are available for 2 adults and unlimited kids. Admission is free for seniors 85+ and kids

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Colcha Community Stitch A-long

9:30 am (MST) on the second Tuesday of the Month

On Zoom and onsite

Our Colcha community Workshop is open to all levels of experience in an informal setting. This workshop is instructed by Annette Gutierrez-Turk. Annette has taught this art form to groups internationally and at the NHCC for many years. She is also an award winning artist, most recently recognized in 2019 at Santa Fe Spanish Market. Annette will demonstrate as well as answer questions. We hope you will join us every month on the second Tuesday, for this virtual stitch-a-long. Everyone will have a chance to share what they are working on.

This is a free community event. Register in advance here.

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An Evening for Educators: Día de los Muertos Professional Development

5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Spend a lively evening exploring Día de los Muertos celebrations, arts, and history at the National Hispanic Cultural Center. Take back lessons for your students that will give them a deeper understanding of this important cultural holiday.

This is a free event for educators. The event is jointly sponsored by the National Hispanic Cultural Center and the UNM Latin American & Iberian Institute. Please register here or call the NHCC Welcome Center at 505-724-4771 for assistance.

Mundos de Mestizaje: Torreón Tour

October 13
NHCC Torreón 1701 4th street SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States

11:00 am (MST)

The National Hispanic Cultural Center is offering a guided tour of the Mundos de Mestizaje fresco created by artist Frederico Vigil. Tours of the fresco are offered Thursdays and Fridays at 11am. Located in the Torreón on the NHCC Campus, Mundos de Mestizaje depicts thousands of years of Hispanic culture, history, and identity.

Admission for the tour is $2 and tickets are available for advance purchase below. Tickets can also be purchased in the New Mexico Mutual Welcome Center, depending on availability. Capacity for each tour is limited. (more…)

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Arte Poquito: Arte de Bebé

October 13

10:00 am

Infants 0-18 months and their caregivers will have a chance to explore visual arts and even visit the NHCC Art Museum. This multi-sensory program includes time for socializing and art exploration.

Arte Poquito is a free, monthly, 45-minute program for infants ages 0 to 18 months and caregivers that nurtures creativity and provides bilingual introductory arts experiences balanced with social interaction. Each program focuses on different aspects of Hispanic/Latine arts, including music, dance, and storytelling. NHCC instructors model the introduction of core arts concepts to infants and caregivers in a supportive environment.

This program generously supported through a Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico Healthy Kids, Healthy Families grant.

Mundos de Mestizaje: Torreón Tour

October 14
NHCC Torreón 1701 4th street SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States

11:00 am (MST)

The National Hispanic Cultural Center is offering a guided tour of the Mundos de Mestizaje fresco created by artist Frederico Vigil. Tours of the fresco are offered Thursdays and Fridays at 11am. Located in the Torreón on the NHCC Campus, Mundos de Mestizaje depicts thousands of years of Hispanic culture, history, and identity.

Admission for the tour is $2 and tickets are available for advance purchase below. Tickets can also be purchased in the New Mexico Mutual Welcome Center, depending on availability. Capacity for each tour is limited. (more…)

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Fronteras del Futuro Catalog Release Party

October 15

1:00 pm

Come celebrate the release of the catalog for the NHCC’s unique exhibition Fronteras del Futuro: Art in New Mexico and Beyond with us on Saturday, Oct. 15. Mix and mingle with artists featured in the exhibition, and get your catalog signed while you enjoy the artworks and refreshments.

Fronteras del Futuro: Art in New Mexico and Beyond features artworks that explore the intersections of art, science, technologies (both ancient and modern), cosmic-musings, future-oriented visions, and more. The exhibition engages with themes that are relevant in New Mexico (and beyond) with contributions from artists in New Mexicoacross the nation, and internationally. 

This is a free community event made possible by the generous support of the W.K.Kellogg Foundation. Please register here or call the NHCC Welcome Center at 505-724-4771 for assistance.

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