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The Art of Acquisition: New New Mexican Works at the NHCC: Exhibit Reception & Tours

Reception — 2 pm to 4 pm Tours – 11 am. 1 pm & 3 pm (tours limited to 20 people each) Free community event How do museums acquire their collections? What makes an artwork, or an artist, worthy of collecting?   These are questions museums face every day and the National Hispanic Cultural Center (NHCC) Art Museum is no exception. “The Art of Acquisition:  New New Mexican Works at the NHCC” features art works that have been collected and added to the museum’s permanent collection over the (more…)

The Art of Acquisition: New New Mexican Works at the NHCC

Art Museum hours and prices HERE How do museums acquire their collections? What makes an artwork, or an artist, worthy of collecting?   These are questions museums face every day and the National Hispanic Cultural Center (NHCC) Art Museum is no exception. “The Art of Acquisition:  New New Mexican Works at the NHCC” features art works that have been collected and added to the museum’s permanent collection over the last five years.  All of the pieces featured in this exhibition are by New Mexican artists or artists living in (more…)

A Life of Service: The Mari-Luci Jaramillo Collection, 1905-2007

Tuesday-Friday, 10am-5pm 1st Saturday of the Month, 1pm-5pm A Life of Service: The Mari-Luci Jaramillo Collection, 1905-2007 The Mari-Luci Jaramillo Collection provides an unparalleled look at a life dedicated to and distinguished by service to community, state, and the nation. A native New Mexican and daughter of laborers, Mari-Luci Jaramillo grew from a studious child in La Vegas, NM to become a teacher, a leader in education reform, a national advocate for civil rights, and the first Latina Ambassador of the United States to Honduras. This archival (more…)

The House on Mango Street Neighborhood Mural Tour

11 am Using the House on Mango Street exhibit as a springboard for discussion on community spaces and how environments help shape our sense of identity, join us for a tour of the powerful murals of our own historic Barelas Neighborhood, led by Gabrielle Uballez, Executive Director of Working Classroom. Remember to wear walking shoes and bring water, hat, sunscreen! Meet at the NHCC Art Museum. Free community event

La Canoa: Making Frederico Vigil’s Miracle Wall

2 pm Our La Canoa Legacy series features talks by Hispanic-Latino faculty and community researchers with long-standing and accomplished records of research and teaching about New Mexico and the region. The final talk of this season features Aracely Chapa, Director of the Center for Regional Studies, at UNM, talking about the process that resulted in Frederico Vigil’s fresco “Mundos de Mestizaje” that graces the wall of the Torreon on the NHCC Campus. The talk will start in the Research Library in the History and Literary Arts Building (more…)

The House on Mango Street — Book Club

Thursdays, July 7, 14 & 21, 2016 5:30 pm — 7 pm Join us for 3 weeks of reading and discussing the seminal work by author Sandra Cisneros. Your registration includes one copy of the book which will be mailed to you or can be picked up after June 6. Registration required. Limited to 25 participants. Please pre-register HERE. $15

The House on Mango Street — Book Club

Thursdays, July 7, 14 & 21, 2016 5:30 pm — 7 pm Join us for 3 weeks of reading and discussing the seminal work by author Sandra Cisneros. Your registration includes one copy of the book which will be mailed to you or can be picked up after June 6. Registration required. Limited to 25 participants. Please pre-register HERE. $15

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