Art Museum Reception: Paño Connections – Corazon Knows No Bounds

Visual Art Museum 1701 4th Street SW, Albuquerque, NM, United States

5:00pm - 7:00pm Join us for a free public reception to celebrate the opening of Paño Connections - Corazon Knows No Bounds. The Art Museum at the National Hispanic Cultural Center (NHCC) is honored to host the exhibition Paño Connections organized by artist and guest curator Eric "Christo" Martinez.  On display in the Community Gallery, which is dedicated to showcasing art by New Mexican artists, this exhibit explores artworks inspired by paños (drawings on handkerchiefs) and other artworks created by incarcerated artists. This is the second iteration of this (more...)

Pre-Performance Talk: Yjastros: Xicano Power

Visual Art Museum 1701 4th Street SW, Albuquerque, NM, United States

7:15 pm Friday, 3:15 pm Saturday A special pre-show conversation before the Yjastros: The American Flamenco Repertory Company: Xicano Power performance will take place in the NHCC Visual Arts Museum. National Institute of Flamenco & the NHCC present the Yjastros: The American Flamenco Repertory Company in Xicano Power. Xicano Power is the seasonal culmination of Yjastros’ progression and evolution. This performance made its world premiere at the 2023 Festival de Jerez, marking the first time a company from the United States was ever invited to perform in the prestigious international (more...)

Prophets, Pyramids & Paños

Visual Art Museum 1701 4th Street SW, Albuquerque, NM, United States

1:00pm - 4:00pm Explore music and performance art in various areas of the National Hispanic Cultural Center (NHCC) on Saturday, October 28th. The brainchild of composer Nathan Felix, this exploratory, immersive production titled, Prophets, Pyramids & Paños, showcases an array of local talent that will come together to create a surrealistic musical world at the NHCC where attendees can walk through various locations on the NHCC campus including the pyramid and Torreón to see these different site-specific presentations. Free Community Event

Art Museum Reception: Into the Hourglass: Paño Arte from the Rudy Padilla Collection.

Visual Art Museum 1701 4th Street SW, Albuquerque, NM, United States

5:00 pm – 7:30 pm Join us for the opening reception of Into the Hourglass: Paño Arte from the Rudy Padilla Collection. Into the Hourglass: Paño Arte from the Rudy Padilla Collection is an exhibition celebrating paños as an art form and the contributions of incarcerated artists to the broader fields of Chicano and American art. The exhibition features over 100 paños or pañuelos (Spanish for cloth or handkerchief) amassed by the late collector and community advocate, Rudy Padilla, as well as artworks by New Mexican artists (more...)

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