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July 2021

Bosque Gallery: Virtual Exhibition

July 28December 31

“¡Mira! Nuestra Arquitectura: An Architectural Journey”
An architectural history of the NHCC, in celebration of our 20th anniversary.

To commemorate the 20th anniversary of the National Hispanic Cultural Center, the History and Literary Arts program presents “¡Mira! Nuestra Arquitectura: An Architectural Journey,” an architectural history of the Center’s past, present and future.

This virtual tour showcases the exhibit as it was presented in Spring of 2021 in the Bosque Gallery.

Take a look and stay tuned for how you can visit the exhibit in person again (coming August 13, 2021).

August 2021

¡Mira! Nuestra Arquitectura: An Architectural Journey

August 17December 31

“¡Mira! Nuestra Arquitectura: An Architectural Journey”
An architectural history of the NHCC, in celebration of our 20th anniversary.

To commemorate the 20th anniversary of the National Hispanic Cultural Center, the History and Literary Arts program presents “¡Mira! Nuestra Arquitectura: An Architectural Journey,” an architectural history of the Center’s past, present and future. This exhibit consists of text, sketch drawings, blueprints, maps, and photographs exploring Hispanic/Latinx culture and heritage as expressed through the buildings and landscape of the Center. The exhibit shows the original design concept for the Center’s campus, the subsequent redesign, as well as the challenges and triumphs in building this prominent institution whose doors opened in 2000.

DID YOU KNOW…

  • …the original design for the Center included an amphitheater?
  • …each program has a uniquely designed building?
  • …the El Gran Torreón contains a 4,000 square foot fresco, “Mundos de Mestizaje,” depicting thousands of years of Hispanic history?
  • …the original design had the public parking lot situated on the south side of campus?
  • …the Rio Grande served as an important influence on the original design of the campus?
  • …the Center’s campus will soon have a Visitor’s Center?

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Para conmemorar el vigésimo aniversario del Centro Nacional de Cultura Hispana, el programa de historia y artes literarias presenta “¡Mira! Nuestra arquitectura: Un viaje arquitectónico,” una historia arquitectónica del pasado, del presente y del futuro del Centro. La exhibición consiste en texto, bosquejos, planos, mapas, y fotografías que exploran la cultura y la herencia hispanas/latinas expresadas en los edificios y los paisajes del Centro. La exhibición muestra el diseño conceptual original para el campus del Centro, y el cambio de diseño subsiguiente, además de los desafíos y los triunfos al construir esta institución prominente cuyas puertas abrieron en 2000.

¿SABÍA UD. QUE . . .

  • …el diseño original del Centro incluía un anfiteatro?
  • …cada programa tiene un edificio de diseño único?
  • …el gran torreón del Centro contiene un fresco de 4.000 pies cuadrados, “Mundos de Mestizaje,” que representa miles de años de historia hispana?
  • …en el diseño original el estacionamiento se ubicaba en el lado sur del campus?
  • …el Río Grande servía como una influencia importante en el diseño original del campus?
  • …el campus del Centro pronto tendrá un centro para visitantes?

September 2021

NHCC Book Club: The Five Wounds

September 23

5:30 pm (MST)

Live via Zoom
To join, contact cassandra.osterloh@state.nm.us

“From an award-winning storyteller comes a stunning debut novel about a New Mexican family’s extraordinary year of love and sacrifice.

The Five Wounds is a miraculous debut novel from a writer whose stories have been hailed as “legitimate masterpieces” (New York Times). Kirstin Valdez Quade conjures characters that will linger long after the final page, bringing to life their struggles to parent children they may not be equipped to save.” – Goodreads

Free community event

Mundos de Mestizaje: Torreón Tour

September 23
NHCC Torreón 1701 4th street SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States

11 am (MST)

The National Hispanic Cultural Center is offering a guided tour of the Mundos de Mestizaje fresco by Frederico Vigil twice a week, Thursdays and Fridays at 11 am. 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.

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Mundos de Mestizaje: Torreón Tour

September 24
NHCC Torreón 1701 4th street SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States

11 am (MST)

The National Hispanic Cultural Center is offering a guided tour of the Mundos de Mestizaje fresco by Frederico Vigil twice a week, Thursdays and Fridays at 11 am. 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.

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Mundos de Mestizaje: Torreón Tour

September 30
NHCC Torreón 1701 4th street SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States

11 am (MST)

The National Hispanic Cultural Center is offering a guided tour of the Mundos de Mestizaje fresco by Frederico Vigil twice a week, Thursdays and Fridays at 11 am. 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.

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October 2021

Mundos de Mestizaje: Torreón Tour

October 1
NHCC Torreón 1701 4th street SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States

11 am (MST)

The National Hispanic Cultural Center is offering a guided tour of the Mundos de Mestizaje fresco by Frederico Vigil twice a week, Thursdays and Fridays at 11 am. 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.

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Tenth Annual Rudolfo and Patricia Anaya Lecture on the Literature of the Southwest: U.S. Poet Laureate Joy Harjo

October 5
Albuquerque Journal Theatre 1701 4th St SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States

7 pm (MST)

Free and open to the public. Tickets will be available on Friday, September 3rd at 10 am

The National Hispanic Cultural Center’s History and Literary Arts Program and the University of New Mexico’s Department of English present a reading, performance, and talk by U.S. Poet Laureate Joy Harjo as the Tenth Annual Rudolfo and Patricia Anaya Lecture on the Literature of the Southwest. Born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Harjo attended the Santa Fe Indian School and was a faculty member at the University of New Mexico. She is a member of the Myskoke/Creek Nation, and an award-winning writer, performer, and saxophone player. Harjo’s numerous publications include nine books of poetry, a memoir, a young adult novel, a children’s book, and five CDs featuring her poetry and music. She recently released her sixth CD, I Pray for My Enemies.

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Mundos de Mestizaje: Torreón Tour

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

11 am (MST)

The National Hispanic Cultural Center is offering a guided tour of the Mundos de Mestizaje fresco by Frederico Vigil twice a week, Thursdays and Fridays at 11 am. 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.

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Mundos de Mestizaje: Torreón Tour

October 8
NHCC Torreón 1701 4th street SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States

11 am (MST)

The National Hispanic Cultural Center is offering a guided tour of the Mundos de Mestizaje fresco by Frederico Vigil twice a week, Thursdays and Fridays at 11 am. 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.

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