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NHCC Book Club: The Wind That Lays Waste

Live via Zoom or in-person

5:30 pm (MST) Live via Zoom To join, contact Dr. Patricia Marie Perea by emailing her at Patricia.perea@state.nm.us "The Wind That Lays Waste begins in the great pause before a storm. Reverend Pearson is evangelizing across the Argentinian countryside with Leni, his teenage daughter, when their car breaks down. This act of God or fate leads them to the workshop and home of an aging mechanic called Gringo Brauer and a young boy named Tapioca. As a long day passes, curiosity and intrigue transform into an unexpected intimacy (more...)

NHCC Book Club: Once I Was You: A Memoir of Love and Hate in a Torn America

Live via Zoom or in-person

5:30 pm (MST) Live via Zoom To join, contact Dr. Patricia Marie Perea by emailing her at Patricia.perea@state.nm.us "In Once I Was You, Maria shares her intimate experience growing up Mexican American on the south side of Chicago and documenting the existential wasteland of immigration detention camps for news outlets that often challenged her work. In these pages, she offers a personal and eye-opening account of how the rhetoric around immigration has not only long informed American attitudes toward outsiders, but also enabled willful negligence and profiteering at (more...)

Explorar las Artes: Hora de Cuentos Preescolares Bilingüe: Green is a Chile Pepper

NHCC-Newsletter-August-26–September-7

10:00 am Story by Roseanne Greenfield Thong (Author) and John Parra (Illustrator). Explorar las Artes is a free, bi-monthly 45-minute program for children ages 3-5 years old and caregivers that cultivates creativity and self-expression through the exploration of Hispanic/Latine arts and culture. Participants explore the NHCC museum and engage in artmaking, music, movement, dance, drama, and bilingual story time. NHCC instructors model age-appropriate arts techniques that celebrate self-expression, build vocabulary, and strengthen both fine-motor and gross-motor skills in a fun environment.  This program generously supported through a (more...)

Lecture: Indigenous Influences on Spanish Language- Guarani and Nahuatl

NHCC-Newsletter-August-11-–-24

7:00 pm Dr. Josefina Bittar, a professor at the Languages and Applied Linguistics Department at UC Santa Cruz, and Dr. Carson Morris, NHCC History and Literary Arts Program Manager, present lectures on the influences of Guarani and Nahuatl on the Spanish language. Please join us for a pre-talk reception beginning at 6:00 pm. Free Community Event, register here or call the NHCC Welcome Center at 505-724-4771 for assistance. Dr. Bittar received her PhD in Linguistics at the University of New Mexico. After completing her Bachelor's degree in Spanish (more...)

Artist Talk and Book Signing: Joel Salcido

September-2019-Board-Meeting-Minutes

7:00 pm Salon Ortega Join us for an artist talk with Joel Salcido from Aliento a Tequila y el Arte de Agave (or The Spirit of Tequila and the Art of Agave).  Joel will do a reading from his book, The Spirit of Tequila and guests from the audience will have an opportunity for a Q&A followed by a book signing. The Aliento a Tequila y el Arte de Agave (or The Spirit of Tequila and the Art of Agave) exhibition explores and celebrates the landscape, culture, and traditions that gave (more...)

Gale Memorial Lecture Series 2023-2024: José Villalobos

Wells Fargo Auditorium 1701 4th Street SW, Albuquerque, NM, United States

6:00 pm In collaboration with the University of New Mexico College of Fine Arts, the Center will host Texas-based artist José Villalobos as he presents his lecture "Challenging Toxic Masculinity and the Marginalization of Brown Queer Bodies." This event is part of the 2023-24 Gale Memorial Lecture Series: "Disobedient Gestures: Afro-Latinx and Queer Latinx Artist against the Grain." Free Community Event. Please register below. Bio: José Villalobos grew up on the US/Mexico border in El Paso, TX. He received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the (more...)

Guerrilla Opera: A Discussion with Composer/Director Nathan Felix

Salón Ortega 1701 4th Street SW, Albuquerque, NM, United States

6:00pm A discussion with composer/director Nathan Felix about his guerilla approach to opera and staging unconventional classical music performances in non-traditional spaces and how it relates to his collaboration with NHCC. Felix will also give a retrospective insight into his process and inspiration behind his imaginative works such as '6 Pianos in Surround Sound', 'Opera on a Bus' and 'Immersive Operas'. Free Community Event

Gale Memorial Lecture Series 2023-2024: Justin Favela

Wells Fargo Auditorium 1701 4th Street SW, Albuquerque, NM, United States

6:00 pm In collaboration with the University of New Mexico College of Fine Arts, the Center will host Nevada-based artist Justin Favela as he presents his lecture “Give It a Rest: A Latinx Artist in Repose.” The lecture is based on Favela's recently completed durational performance Reposo: A Hispanic Artist Rests For The Entirety Of Hispanic Heritage Month. This event is part of the 2023-24 Gale Memorial Lecture Series: "Disobedient Gestures: Afro-Latinx and Queer Latinx Artist against the Grain." Free Community Event. Please register below. Bio: Based in (more...)

Documentary Film: Paño Arte – Images from the Inside (1996)

Bank of America Theatre 1701 4th Street SW, Albuquerque, United States

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm 5:00 pm: Reception 6:00 pm: Tour with Co-Curators of the exhibition Into the Hourglass: Paño Arte from the Rudy Padilla Collection 7:00 pm: Film Screening and Q & A with Director and Producer, Evangeline Griego As part of the Rudy Padilla Paño Project Community Symposium, join us for a screening of the 1996 documentary and Q & A with the Director and Producer, Evangeline E. Griego. Learn more about paños as an art form and hear from the artists who created artworks (more...)

Rudy Padilla Paño Project Community Symposium

Grand Hall 1701 4th Street SW, Albuquerque, NM, United States

11:00 am - 3:00 pm As part of the Rudy Padilla Paño Project Community Symposium, join us for a series of presentations by local organizations and meet artists whose work is featured in the exhibition Into the Hourglass. As presenters are confirmed, more information will be shared here. The full schedule of events is available below. Free Community Event, generously supported by the Ford Foundation & McCune Foundation. For questions, email Rebecca Gomez at Rebecca.gomez@dca.nm.gov 11:00 am - Welcome & Refreshments 11:15 am - Curators’ Presentation on (more...)

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