2016 Programs

*Upcoming programs are subject to change.

 

Amor Eterno” Día de los Muertos Exhibit

The Mexican Cultural Center, together with the Consulate General of Mexico, is pleased to present its annual Día de Muertos exhibit.

This year’s exhibit will highlight the life of the singer and songwriter Juan Gabriel, with some of his most popular songs will reflect the celebration and the components of the altars as well as some of the symbolic cultural treasures of Mexico’s Día de Muertos. This exhibit will allow visitors to remember, honor, and, most importantly, to celebrate those who have passed away before us.

WhenOctober 24th through November 13th, 2016

             Monday–Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Where:   5350 Leetsdale Dr., Suite 200 (2nd Floor)

               Denver, CO 80246

 

FREE Admission, all ages      

 

Dia de los muertos: Day of the Dead

posterLongmont Museum’s annual Día de los Muertos (Day of theDead) is celebrating its 16th anniversary this year!. People of all cultures honor the memories of their ancestors. In many parts of Mexico, South America, and the United States, El Día de los Muertos, or the Day of the Dead, is a time to honor and celebrate deceased loved ones. Community participation is an essential part of this holiday that is full of life, reflection, food, family and fun.

 

 

 

 

When:  Opening Reception

             Friday, October 14th, 2016 

              6-8 PM       

*The exhibition is on display from October 15-November 8

Where:  Longmont Museum

400 Quail rd.

Longmont, CO 80501 

*For more information and admission cost visit:  http://longmontcolorado.gov/departments/departments-e-m/museum/education/day-of-the-dead

 

A mano/ By hand: Viaje al Hilo

 

14502831_1155169504520692_307638644032656913_n“Viaje al Hilo” will exhibit seven rugs made by Oaxaca teachers directed by a contemporary designers.

The exhibit also is going to expose examples of a collection of textiles from different countries of the continent; Bolivia, Peru, Mexico, USA, Guatemala, Panama.

 

When:   October 13th, 2016 – January 15th, 2017

               

Where:  Museo de las Americas

                861 Santa Fe Drive, Denver, CO 80204

 

 

Dia de los Muertos- Days of the Dead at Denver Botanic Gardens


days-of-the-deadExperience a month-long celebration featuring community-made artworks and related events honoring loved ones and connections to our shared past.

 

When:   October 10th – November 6th, 2016

               9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Where:  Denver Botanic Gardens

                 1007 York Street, Denver, CO 80206                                 

For more information and admission information visit:

 http://www.botanicgardens.org/days-dead

 

CineLatino 2016

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CineLatino is a 4-day, cultural celebration of Latino Cinema. With 15 titles, the festival features a healthy mix of feature and documentary films, along with new and repertory titles.
 The Denver Film Society is proud to recognize the contribution of Latinos in the world of cinema and celebrate the culture with premieres, interactive projects, receptions and special events.

 

When:  September 22-25, 2016

 Where: Denver Film Society’s Sie FilmCenter
2510 East Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO 80206
 

For more information visit:  http://www.denverfilm.org/programs/mini-fests/cinelatino/

El Latir de Mexico Concert: Mexican Independence Celebration  

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The Mexican Cultural Center, the Consulate General of Mexico in Denver, the Colorado Symphony and the Metropolitan State University of Denver are thrilled to present its fifth El Latir de México, a free community concert that commemorates the 206th  anniversary of the Independence of Mexico. This year’s program which includes music from renowned Mexican composers will be conducted by Andres Lopera and feature performances by Mexican soprano Monica Abrego, Mariachi Sol de Mi Tierra, directed by Juventino Romero, Mariachi Correcaminos, directed by Lorenzo Trujillo from the Metropolitan State University of Denver and dancers from Dancers from the Fiesta Colorado Dance Company directed by Jeanette Trujillo Lucero.

When:  Thursday,  September 15th, 2016

                 7:00 PM

Where:  Denver Performing Arts Complex, Boettcher Concert Hall 

14th and Curtis St., Denver,  Colorado

FREE Admission, tickets are required

 

Free tickets will be available as of September 1st at the Boettcher Concert Hall Box Office in the Denver Performing Arts Complex. Box office hours: Monday – Friday, 10am-6pm, Saturday 12pm-6pm.  For more info:   Colorado Symphony

Perfiles – Art Exhibit

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Perfiles is a collective art exhibition in which five Latin artists who live in Denver will be exhibiting their latest work. From contemporary painting, to lithographs, each profile is  unique.

When: June 30, 2016- August 30, 2016

 
Where: Mexican Cultural Center
5350 Leetsdale Drive, #200W , Denver, Colorado 80246

 

 

 

Admission is free and open to the public

 

The exhibit “Wings of the City” by Jorge Marin

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 Consulate General of Mexico in Denver, the Mexican Cultural Center
and the City and County of Denver welcome Jorge Marín’s artworks. 

The exhibit  ” Wings of the City” showcases nine sculptures: Alas de México, Perseidas Monumental, Bernardo Oriental, Archivaldo, Tiempo, Hombre Universal, Abrazo Monumental, Equilibrista 90 y Split Monumental.

When: June 10, 2016- September 30, 2016
 
Where: Commons Park
2101 15th St., Denver, CO 80202

 

 

 

Resistencia/Resistance Exhibition

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Museo de las Americas in collaboration with the Mexican Cultural Center  and the Consulate General of Mexico in Denver presents  “Resistencia/Resistance” Exhibition featuring artist: SANER (Edgar Flores).
 
When: June 23, 2016- September 17, 2016
 
Where: Museo de las Americas
861 Santa Fe Drive , Denver, CO 80204

 

For more information visit www.museo.org

 

Pati Jinich

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Distinguished Mexican chef Pati Jinich will visit Denver, Colorado with the collaboration of the Consulate General of Mexico in Denver, the Mexican Cultural Center and the Mexican Agency for International Development Cooperation. She will have a presentation, a cooking demo and will sign copies of her most recent book “Mexican Today: New and Rediscovered Recipes for Contemporary Kitchens.”.  

 
Presentation and demo
When: May 9th, 2016 at 2 p.m 
Where: Johnson & Wales University. For information, contact Holli Keyser at 303-256-9452.
 
Book Signing
When: May 10th, 2016 at 7 p.m
 Where Tattered Cover Book Store, 2526 East Colfax Avenue, Denver, CO 80206

 

 

Broken: The forgotten children of immigration

invitacion brokenA talk  with the authors of the book and its characters. Questions and answers about the current status of families in the book and take a look of what has happened with their case after year and half of its publication.
 
When: April 28th, 2016  5:30-7:30 pm
 
Where:Mexican Cultural Center
5350 Leetsdale Drive, #200W , Denver, Colorado 80246

 

 

 

 

 

Día del Niño Celebration also known as Children’s Day

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 Rocky Mountain Region’s Largest Día del Niño Celebration!

Consulate General of Mexico and Mexican Cultural Center spearhead large celebration and new branding. Día del Niño Weekend will include free admission to each of the participating organizations, and additional programming and festivities to recognize this year’s theme, “An International Celebration of All Children.”

 Who: Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Byers Evans House Museum, Clyfford Still Museum, Denver Art Museum, Denver Museum of Nature & Science, Denver Public Library, History Colorado Center

When: April 23rd-24th, 2016

 

 

 

 

Día del Niño Celebration at DMNS

DDN flyerThe Consulate General of Mexico in Denver and the Mexican Cultural Center are partnering with the Denver Museum of Nature & Science  to host the “Dia del Niño” celebration.  Free admission! The celebration will include music and dance performances by various groups; face painting; crafts; a climbing wall; visits from Dinger of the Colorado Rockies; the Denver Public Library’s bookmobile, The Reading Rocket, and more.

 

When: April 23rd, 2016  9 am- 5 pm
 
Where: The Denver Museum of Nature and Science
2001 Colorado Blvd. Denver, CO 80205

 

For more information visit: http://www.dmns.org/museum-news/dia-del-nino/ 

 

Xólotl: Dios Perro, Alebrije Monumental

DSC_0078 (2)Xólotl: Dios Perro is a monumental alebrije created by Oscar Becerra in Mexico City. This piece will be on display at the Seattle–Tacoma International Airport.
 
 When: March 7th, 2016 – April 30, 2016
 
Where: Seattle–Tacoma International Airport
17801 International Blvd, Seattle, WA 98158
 
 
 
Tardes Literarias
 
tardesLiterarias Redes (4)When: February 18th, 2016 ; April 28th, 2016; May 19th, 2016
 
Where: Mexican Cultural Center
5350 Leetsdale Drive, #200W , Denver, Colorado 80246

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