¡Aquí Estamos: The Heart of Arte!: Opening Reception

2 pm to 4 pm Join us for the opening reception of ¡Aquí Estamos: The Heart of Arte! which celebrates the NHCC Art Museum’s growing permanent collection with a revitalized vibe and a brand new selection of works. This exhibition was a collaborative project as the entire NHCC Visual Arts staff and interns combed through the collection and worked together to decide which pieces should welcome in 2017. This sampling explores the contributions of these artists and how each work can serve as a reminder of the (more…)

Hispanic Culture Day

10 am Hispanic Culture Day, co-hosted by Senator Peter Wirth and the National Hispanic Cultural Center (NHCC) Foundation, will begin with a joint session of the New Mexico State Senate and the New Mexico House of Representatives in the House Chambers. It will be followed by a ticketed luncheon at Hotel Eldorado honoring Rep. Monica Youngblood and Sen. Jacob R. Candelaria for their tremendous advocacy for and in support of Hispanic cultures and communities. The keynote speaker for the Hispanic Culture Day Joint Session is Dr. Arturo (more…)

Unveiling of Rudolfo Anaya Bust

6 pm Join the National Hispanic Cultural Center for an unveiling and dedication of Reynaldo “Sonny” Rivera’s sculptural bust of Rudolfo Anaya in the Center’s History and Literary Arts Library from 6 to 7 pm, in advance of the Center’s presentation of Mr. Anaya’s work The Season of La Llorona in the Roy E. Disney Center for Performing Arts at 7:30 pm. This event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be provided. Generously donated by Mr. Anaya, the sculpture was accepted as a (more…)

Cervantes & Don Quixote Exhibition Opening

2 pm to 5 pm Instituto Cervantes presents an exhibition in four parts, paying homage to Miguel de Cervantes, the famous author of Don Quixote de la Mancha, and commemorating the 400th anniversary of his death. The first part, “Quijotes del celuloide,” displays posters from various movies made about Don Quixote over the years. The second, “Don Quixote Quotes,” comprises universal quotes regarding the influence of Cervantes’ work on English literature. “Back to Barataria,” the third part, is a journey around the southern states in the U.S.,  with (more…)

Opening Reception: Fantasía Fantástica: Imaginative Spaces and Other Worldly Collage

6 pm to 8 pm Join us for a free public reception of this new exhibition, generously sponsored by law firm Montgomery & Andrews. The reception will include music by Keith Sanchez, food by M’Tucci’s Latin Cocina, and a cash bar by Pop Fizz. There will also be the opportunity to gain insight into the artistic process of Rachel Muldez as she installs “Event Horizon” in the museum gallery from 6pm to 7 pm. This exhibition invites you to explore fantastical forms in unexpected places! Artists Nick Abdalla, (more…)

¡Cine Magnífico! Albuquerque Latino Film Festival: VIP Reception

6 pm to 7 pm ¡Cine Magnífico! celebrates Spanish and Latin American culture through presentation of some of the best of modern cinema in a weekend-long program, featuring work by first-time filmmakers and established masters alike. The subject matter runs the gamut from comedies, action, romances and documentary films, to dramatic masterpieces. Some of the riskiest and most innovative films of recent years will be included. ¡Cine Magnífico! is organized by Instituto Cervantes, the National Hispanic Cultural Center and UNM Latin American & Iberian Institute so as (more…)

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 Mari-Luci Jaramillo Collection Opening Reception & Exhibition

6 pm The National Hispanic Cultural Center’s Research Library and Archives is pleased to announce that the Mari-Luci Jaramillo Collection consisting of papers, photographs, scrapbooks, and ephemera documenting the illustrious career of the Honorable Mari-Luci Jaramillo, former Ambassador to Honduras; Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Latin America; civil rights activist; and educator, will soon be available for research and study.  Join us for the opening reception and exhibition of items from the collection, on November 18th, 2016 at 6pm in the History and Literary Arts Building. (more…)

Opening Reception: Moving Forward, Looking Back: Journeys Across the Old Spanish Trail

6 pm to 8 pm Join artist and curator Janire Nájera for the opening of her exhibition Moving Forward, Looking Back: Journeys Across the Old Spanish Trail, which explores Spanish heritage in the United States Southwest via the Old Spanish Trail, a route that linked the colonial outposts of New Mexico and California. The exhibition is presented by the National Hispanic Cultural Center and SPAIN Arts and Culture, and supported by Wales Arts International.  This free event will take place at 6pm on April 1, 2016, at (more…)

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