Early Childhood Bilingual Storytime

10:00 am Head to the Center for our next Early Childhood Bilingual Storytime, featuring a pair of Halloween tales: Just a Minute! A Trickster Tale and Counting Book, by Yuyi Morales, and Los Gatos Black on Halloween, by Marisa Montes. Free Community Event. For children ages 3 to 5 and caregivers. Please register below or call the NHCC Welcome Center at 505-724-4771 for assistance. This event is generously supported by NM Gas.

Sandra’s School of Dance: Lights, Camera, Dance Recital 2024

10:00 am, 1:00 pm & 4:00 pm Sandra’s School of Dance presents Lights, Camera, Dance Recital 2024. Get ready for Lights, Camera, Dance; a movie-themed extravaganza at Sandra’s School of Dance! Step into the spotlight as our talented dancers bring your favorite films to life through their incredible performances. From iconic dance sequences to show-stopping routines, this recital will transport you to the magical world of cinema. Tickets will be available starting on April 15, 2024 at 10:00 am. Regular ticket prices begin May 1, 2024 at (more…)

Sixth Annual Women’s Art Show: Linda Valencia Martinez

10:00 am — 4:00 pm Linda Valencia Martinez’s vision was to highlight NM women artists and give them the opportunity to showcase their art and sell it at the same time. This is a great opportunity to start your Holiday shopping and support local! Kelly Sanchez (Martinez, Hart, Sanchez & Romero, P.C.), Hispano Chamber of Commerce, and Margarita Maestas Free community event

Acequia Revitalization Project: Community Tile-Making Workshop

11:00 am to 3:00 pm Want to help make our public spaces more beautiful? Join artist Reyes Padilla and the mosaic group ALMA at the Center for a chance to create a tile that will be incorporated into our Acequia revitalization project!   Supplies will be provided. Free Community Event, in collaboration with the NHCC Foundation and New Mexico Arts. 

Early Childhood Bilingual Storytime

10:00 am Head to the Center for our next Early Childhood Bilingual Storytime, featuring Dreamers/Soñadores, by Yuyi Morales! This picture book tells the story of the author’s journey from Mexico to the United States with her young son. Free community event. For children ages 3 to 5 and caregivers. Please register below or call the NHCC Welcome Center at 505-724-4771 for assistance. This program is generously supported by NM Gas.

Gale Memorial Lecture Series 2023-2024: José Villalobos

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.

Día de Familia: Fiesta de Cultura

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…)

Afro Mundo: Lead Me Home

7:00 pm: Social Justice Film Screening, Panel Discussion to immediately follow. More than 500,000 people experience homelessness every night in America. Lead Me Home is a documentary short that tells a few of these real-life stories giving the audience a rare, in-depth look at the scale, scope, and diversity of what it means to be unsheltered today while calling into question uninformed attitudes and outmoded policies. Free Community Event Runtime: 40 minutes.

Arte Poquito

10:00 am Arte Poquito is a free, monthly, 45-minute program for babies and toddlers ages 0 months to 4 years and their caregivers that cultivates creativity and self-expression through the exploration of Hispanic/Latine arts and culture. Participants explore the NHCC Museum and Performing Arts Center, 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. Free Community Event. Please register below or call the (more…)

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