Mira, Mira On the Wall: Reflecting on 20 Years of Exhibitions

The NHCC Art Museum now has almost twenty years of exhibitions under its belt and as the NHCC as a whole is celebrating its 20th birthday this year, the Museum will host an exhibition titled, Mira, Mira On the Wall: Reflecting on 20 Years of Exhibitions as an institutional retrospective recounting the significant exhibits that have been presented over the last two decades and their impact on the permanent collection.

Virtual 2020 Bosque Chile Festival

2 pm both days

Bernalillo County and the National Hispanic Cultural Center present the Virtual 2020 Bosque Chile Festival, a celebration of food, art, and culture on the Rio Grande. The public is invited to join in the celebration of the chile harvest on Saturday, August 15th and Sunday, August 16th, 2020. This year the festival will be presented virtually, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/bosquechilefestival.

The Bosque Chile Festival is a celebration of the art, culture, and food of New Mexico, developed to showcase and honor New Mexican and Latino/Hispanic culture and agriculture in the middle Rio Grande Valley through performances, art, educational sessions, chef demonstrations, value-added products, and produce that pay homage to time-honored and celebrated New Mexican traditions, foods, and crafts.

Click here for a schedule of events.

Free Community Event

¡Vamos al Museo!

All events at the NHCC through June 26, 2020 have been cancelled / postponed.
Please call the NHCC at 505-246-2261 for more information.

10:30 am to 12 pm

Join us on the first Saturday of the month for a morning of art-making for children of all ages and families of all sizes. A visit to the museum is included in this NHCC staff and artist-led workshop. We will meet in the Creative Classroom in the Pete V. Domenici Building.

Please pre-register HERE (so we know how many materials to prepare)

For more information please call or email Elena Baca at 505-246-2261 or ElenaD.Baca@state.nm.us
Free, $5 donations are encouraged to support the artists & purchase supplies

¡Vamos al Museo!

All events at the NHCC through May 15, 2020 have been cancelled / postponed.
Please call the NHCC at 505-246-2261 for more information.

10:30 am to 12 pm

Join us on the first Saturday of the month for a morning of art-making for children of all ages and families of all sizes. A visit to the museum is included in this NHCC staff and artist-led workshop. We will meet in the Creative Classroom in the Pete V. Domenici Building.

Please pre-register HERE (so we know how many materials to prepare)

For more information please call or email Elena Baca at 505-246-2261 or ElenaD.Baca@state.nm.us
Free, $5 donations are encouraged to support the artists & purchase supplies

NHCC Children’s Bilingual Book Festival

All events at the NHCC through April 30, 2020 have been cancelled / postponed.
Please call the NHCC at 505-246-2261 for more information.

9 am to 5 pm

The Children’s Bilingual Book Festival takes place at the National Hispanic Cultural Center (NHCC) in April of each year and features K-6 books in Spanish and English and Native Languages in English. There are author readings, a book fair, student storytelling, poetry performances, workshops for teachers and parents, and art and book-related activities for all ages, including teens. Join us!

Visit the festival website.

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¡Vamos al Museo!

All events at the NHCC through April 9, 2020 have been cancelled / postponed.
Please call the NHCC at 505-246-2261 for more information.

10:30 am to 12 pm

Join us on the first Saturday of the month for a morning of art-making for children of all ages and families of all sizes. A visit to the museum is included in this NHCC staff and artist-led workshop. We will meet in the Creative Classroom in the Pete V. Domenici Building.

Please pre-register HERE (so we know how many materials to prepare)

For more information please call or email Elena Baca at 505-246-2261 or ElenaD.Baca@state.nm.us
Free, $5 donations are encouraged to support the artists & purchase supplies

27th Annual César Chávez Day Fiesta

All events at the NHCC through April 9, 2020 have been cancelled / postponed.
Please call the NHCC at 505-246-2261 for more information.

March—10:30 am
Fiesta—12 noon-3 pm

Join us in honoring the life and legacy of César Chávez at the 27th annual César Chávez Day Fiesta, with a march—La Marcha de Justicia– beginning at 10:30 am at the National Hispanic Cultural Center and ending at noon on the Center’s Plaza Mayor.  Following the march, the family fiesta at the Center includes poetry, dancing, community exhibits, children’s activities and games, food, and live music by Ivón Ulibarrí’s Café Mocha and the All Star Band. This event also honors the 2020 César Chávez and Dolores Huerta ¡Sí Se Puede! Awardees—people who have served our community in the spirit of the United Farm Workers leaders.

Free public event

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Mapitzmitl Xiukwetzpaltin (PAZ) Presents Tonal Machiotl/Piedra del Sol/Aztec Calendar

All events at the NHCC through April 9, 2020 have been cancelled / postponed.
Please call the NHCC at 505-246-2261 for more information.

11 am

This is the third and last of a series of workshops about the Aztec calendar, covering a range of subject matter pertaining to this indigenous timekeeping device that was rediscovered in Mexico City in 1790. It is an explanation of the 260-day ceremonial year.

Free public event

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¡Vamos al Museo!

10:30 am to 12 pm

Join us on the first Saturday of the month for a morning of art-making for children of all ages and families of all sizes. A visit to the museum is included in this NHCC staff and artist-led workshop. We will meet in the Creative Classroom in the Pete V. Domenici Building.

This month, Elena will lead a workshop inspired by the exhibit El Perú: Art in the Contemporary Past!

Please pre-register HERE (so we know how many materials to prepare)

For more information please call or email Elena Baca at 505-246-2261 or ElenaD.Baca@state.nm.us
Free, $5 donations are encouraged to support the artists & purchase supplies

 

PAPA, Public Academy for Performing Arts: Spring Dance Concert: 2020 Vision

Thursday-Saturday, March 5-7, 2020
7 pm—Thursday & Friday
2 pm—Saturday

The Public Academy for Performing Arts (PAPA) presents Vision, its annual spring dance concert featuring beginning to pre-professional ballet, contemporary, flamenco, hip-hop, musical theatre, and jazz dance students from grades 6-12. Approximate length of the event is two hours.

$7, $12, $17

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