11:00 am – 3:00 pm Join us for a special day commemorating Día de los Muertos traditions. Decorate a sugar skull, craft papel picado and paper flowers, get your face painted, and contribute to our community ofrenda. Free Community Event, generously supported by NM Gas.
Día de Familia
11:00 am – 3:00 pm 11:30 am – 12:45 pm: Dance and Movement – Salon Ortega 1:00 – 1:45 pm: Performance by Mad About Music from UNM String Lab – Fountain Courtyard 2:00 – 3:00 pm: Dance and Movement – Salon Ortega Join us at the Center as we kick off Hispanic Heritage Month with a day of activities for the entire family! Our Fiesta de Cultura features a family-friendly celebration of independence and creative expression through the arts inspired by Hispanic culture. Activities include a scavenger (more…)
11:00 am–3:00 pm 3:00 to 4:30 pm: Screening of Boy & The World (Brazil, 2013) Celebrate Earth Day at the NHCC with art activities, music, film, and poetry for all! Take a stroll along the Bosque and honor our beautiful earth through the arts. Guests will explore bats with RD Wildlife and native seeds with the U.S. Forest Service. Everyone is encouraged to bring their bike for minor repairs! Story Riders will host a bike clinic. Express your love of the earth through poetry and take a (more…)
11:00 am – 3:00 pm Join us for arts activities and music during a day that honors the Barelas community, one of Albuquerque’s oldest neighborhoods. Visitors will have a chance to make paper architecture, maracas, and weavings. Join Chuy Martinez and other flamenco performers for sing-along presentations featuring music from the John Donald Robb New Mexico music archives. Barelas neighborhood community organizations, such as Barelas Senior Center, Barelas Community Center, Working Classroom, Los Jardines and more, will be on hand to share information about their programs. Free Community (more…)
11:00 am to 3:00 pm The spirit of Día de los Muertos comes alive at our next Día de Familia! Decorate sugar skulls, craft a mini-ofrenda and marigolds, get your face painted, and contribute to our community ofrenda while you enjoy music and dance traditions of Día de los Muertos. Free Community Event. Please register here or call the NHCC Welcome Center at 505-724-4771 for assistance.
5:00 pm to 9:00 pm Join us at the Center for an evening of Halloween fun for the whole family! Our Noche de Familia will feature trick-or-treating, artmaking, music, and a free screening of Coco at 7:00 pm. The screening is on a first come first served seating. Please arrive early to guarantee a seat. Free family event. Register in advance below. This program generously supported by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico’s Healthy Kids, Healthy Families and Bank of America.
11:00 am – 3:00 pm Celebrate your dreams of the future through the arts! Make a futuristic costume piece with artist Mike Moreno and explore creative dramatic movement for this family friendly free event. Families can also visit the NHCC art museum for free and learn more about exhibits, including Fronteras del Futuro: Art in New Mexico and Beyond, which explores the intersections of art, science, and technologies. Pencils, crayons, erasers, and colored pencils will be given away to start off the school year with a splash (more…)