Colcha Community Stitch-Along

1 pm (MST)

Live via Zoom

Our Virtual Colcha Community Workshop is open to all levels of experience in an informal setting, wherever they may reside. 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. This workshop is for all levels of experience in an informal setting.  Annette will demonstrate as well as answer questions. We hope you will join us every month on the second Friday, for this virtual stitch-a-long. Everyone will have a chance to share what they are working on.

Please register here every month and we will email the zoom link to you.

Questions: Please email Elena at ElenaD.Baca@state.nm.us or call 505-220-7928

Thank you to the Sandia Mountains- EGA for their continued support of this program.

This is a free community event

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Virtual ¡Happy Arte Hour!

6:30 pm (MST)

Live on Zoom

Register in advance HERE

We are back! Coming to you through zoom!

Happy Arte Hour is an adult only at making program and social gathering. We really miss seeing you at the NHCC but hope you will join us on the first Thursday of the month at 6:30 pm (MST) February – December.

Please register and prior to the class you will receive an email with the zoom link and items/art supplies  to gather from around your house.  Please do not pass out the link, we will let you in to the zoom room from your registration, thank you!

Free community event

Continue reading “Virtual ¡Happy Arte Hour!”

Colcha Community Stitch-Along

1 pm (MST)

Live via Zoom

Our Virtual Colcha Community Workshop is open to all levels of experience in an informal setting, wherever they may reside. 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. This workshop is for all levels of experience in an informal setting.  Annette will demonstrate as well as answer questions. We hope you will join us every month on the second Friday, for this virtual stitch-a-long. Everyone will have a chance to share what they are working on.

Please register here every month and we will email the zoom link to you.

Questions: Please email Elena at ElenaD.Baca@state.nm.us or call 505-220-7928

Thank you to the Sandia Mountains- EGA for their continued support of this program.

This is a free community event

Continue reading “Colcha Community Stitch-Along”

Virtual ¡Happy Arte Hour!

6:30 pm (MST)

Live on Zoom

Register in advance HERE

We are back! Coming to you through zoom!

Happy Arte Hour is an adult only at making program and social gathering. We really miss seeing you at the NHCC but hope you will join us on the first Thursday of the month at 6:30 pm (MST) February – December.

Please register and prior to the class you will receive an email with the zoom link and items/art supplies  to gather from around your house.  Please do not pass out the link, we will let you in to the zoom room from your registration, thank you!

Free community event

Continue reading “Virtual ¡Happy Arte Hour!”

Colcha Community Stitch-Along

1 pm (MST)

Live via Zoom

Our Virtual Colcha Community Workshop is open to all levels of experience in an informal setting, wherever they may reside. 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. This workshop is for all levels of experience in an informal setting.  Annette will demonstrate as well as answer questions. We hope you will join us every month on the second Friday, for this virtual stitch-a-long. Everyone will have a chance to share what they are working on.

Please register here every month and we will email the zoom link to you.

Questions: Please email Elena at ElenaD.Baca@state.nm.us or call 505-220-7928

Thank you to the Sandia Mountains- EGA for their continued support of this program.

This is a free community event

Continue reading “Colcha Community Stitch-Along”

Virtual ¡Happy Arte Hour!

6:30 pm (MST)

Live on Zoom

Register in advance HERE

We are back! Coming to you through zoom!

Happy Arte Hour is an adult only at making program and social gathering. We really miss seeing you at the NHCC but hope you will join us on the first Thursday of the month at 6:30 pm (MST) February – December.

Please register and prior to the class you will receive an email with the zoom link and items/art supplies  to gather from around your house.  Please do not pass out the link, we will let you in to the zoom room from your registration, thank you!

Free community event

Continue reading “Virtual ¡Happy Arte Hour!”

“NHCC Learning” Workshop For Educators

10 am (MST)

Live via Zoom

In this free workshop for educators, learn about and discuss NHCC Learning‘s educational resources and the AmeriCorps project, meet some of the NHCC’s Visual Arts staff, and be entered in a raffle to win a special prize for attending!​

There are two opportunities to join this workshop: Thursday, April 22, 6:30pm (MST) & Saturday, April 24, 10:00 am (MST).

To register, click here!

“NHCC Learning” Workshop for Educators

6:30 pm (MST)

Live via Zoom

In this free workshop for educators, learn about and discuss NHCC Learning‘s educational resources and the AmeriCorps project, meet some of the NHCC’s Visual Arts staff, and be entered in a raffle to win a special prize for attending!​

There are two opportunities to join this workshop: Thursday, April 22, 6:30 pm (MST) & Saturday, April 24, 10:00 am (MST).

To register, click here!

Colcha Community Stitch-Along

1 pm (MST)

Live via Zoom

Our Virtual Colcha Community Workshop is open to all levels of experience in an informal setting, wherever they may reside. 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. This workshop is for all levels of experience in an informal setting.  Annette will demonstrate as well as answer questions. We hope you will join us every month on the second Friday, for this virtual stitch-a-long. Everyone will have a chance to share what they are working on.

Please register here every month and we will email the zoom link to you.

Questions: Please email Elena at ElenaD.Baca@state.nm.us or call 505-220-7928

Thank you to the Sandia Mountains- EGA for their continued support of this program.

This is a free community event

Continue reading “Colcha Community Stitch-Along”

Desde Mi Balcón / From My Balcony

Desde Mi Balcón / From My Balcony
Bosque Gallery outdoor exhibition space

The National Hispanic Cultural Center (NHCC) Visual Arts Program, in collaboration with Instituto Cervantes of Albuquerque and the Cultural Office of the Embassy of Spain in Washington, D. C. presents “Desde Mi Balcón/From My Balcony,” a new exhibit on view April 8 through Sept. 10, 2021, in the Bosque Gallery outdoor exhibition space.

This traveling exhibition consists of 28 large-format photographs (80 x 70 centimeters) of day-to-day situations, images that could be seen from windows and balconies, taken by ordinary citizens of Spain last year during the first few months of the COVID-19 pandemic.

PhotoEspaña, the International Festival of Photography and Visual Arts of Madrid, aware of the role that balconies and windows could play in the early days of a national stay-at-home order, launched a call through social media to Spaniards who wanted to share their images during the quarantine. More than 60,000 submissions were received and the 23rd edition of the festival was inaugurated with exhibitions in 50 cities across Spain.

“No matter where you are from, the images exhibited in ‘Desde Mi Balcón’ draws you in and certainly provide often emotional and humorous reflection on the experiences the world has gone through during the past year or more,” said Tey Marianna Nunn, director of the Art Museum and Visual Arts Program at the NHCC. “They are poignant reminders of the importance of place, communities, family, and connection and all the ways these necessities manifest themselves.”

The original PhotoEspaña call for artists eloquently captured this timely theme: “Windows, balconies function as we have seen throughout art history as a separator between the interior (and personal) space and the outside world. But also as a source of longing and freedom. Confinement and infinity. Immediacy and transience.”

“Quarantine, isolation, and stay-at-home orders vary immensely depending of where home is,” said Josefa González Mariscal, Executive Director of the NHCC. “’Desde Mi Balcón/From My Balcony’ allows us to see how Spain, where the population density is more than 10 times that of New Mexico, experienced the COVID-19 confinement.”

Desde Mi Balcón/From My Balcony” was first on exhibit in the United States on the facade of the Spanish Embassy in Washington, D.C.

Inaugurated this past October, the Bosque Gallery makes use of 730 feet of fencing along the western border of the NHCC campus, facing the Paseo del Bosque Trail, to present exhibitions that rotate among the key program areas of the NHCC – History, Literary Arts, Visual Arts, and Performing Arts – and include topics that support the Center’s mission to preserve, promote, and advance Hispanic culture, arts, and humanities.