2017 Programs

*Upcoming programs are subject to change.

Faces of Latin America Photography Exhibit

David Butler has a longstanding interest in Latin American art, history and culture. He has traveled extensively in Latin America, and his travels have intersected with another enduring interest: photography. His photographs include not only the region’s diverse people and cultures, but the geography, landscape, cities, art, architecture, churches and museums.

Join us for the opening reception

When: November 15th, 2017, from 5:30 to 7:30 pm
Where: 5350 Leetsdale Drive, Suite 200W, Denver, CO, 80246

 

 

 

 

Dia de los Muertos: Breckenridge

Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a celebration held in Mexico and the United States, during which families commemorate their ancestors. The holiday is practiced on November 1st and 2nd and reflects a mix of Roman Catholicism and Native American traditions that pre-date the Spanish conquest of Mexico.
The festivities in Breckenridge will include several activities related to the holiday, as well as Mexican foods from local restaurants. This event is presented by Breckenridge Creative Arts, in partnership with The Summit Foundation, and is sponsored by Epic Promise. It is produced in association with MSU Denver’s Journney Through Our Heritage, Colorado Folk Arts Council, and the Mexican Cultural Center.
When: October 19-22
Where: Breckenridge, CO

 

 

Dia de los Muertos: Longmont

Longmont Museum’s annual Día de los
Muertos (Day of the Dead) is celebrating its 17th anniversary this year! Attracting more than 6,000 people annually, it’s the largest Day of the Dead celebration in Colorado. The celebration demonstrates how a diverse community can come together to share a common desire – to honor our deceased loved ones and keep their memories alive.
When: Opening Reception, October 13, 6-8pm; Exhibition, October 14-November 7; Family Celebration, November 4, 11am-3pm
Where: Longmont Museum

 

Dia de Muertos: A Celebration to Honor and Remember Our Loved Ones

The Mexican Cultural Center cordially invites you to  “Dia de Muertos: A celebration to honor and remember our loved ones”
Altars created by: Norberto Mojardin and the Mexican Cultural Center
When: November 2nd, 2017
5:30 P.M.
Where: 5350 Leetsdale Dr Ste #200W
Denver, CO 80246 

 

 

 

 

 

Mariachi Sol de Mexico concert

America’s premiere mariachi, Mariachi Sol de Mexico, is scheduled to perform at the historic Paramount theatre with special guests Mariachi Ensemble Los Correcaminos de Metropolitan State University in Denver and Mariachi Sol de mi Tierra. Doors will open at 6:00 pm.

 

When: November 9, 2017

Where: The Paramount Theater

 

 

Latin Beats: Sonidos de las Americas concert

The Mexican Cultural Center and the Colorado Symphony are thrilled to present the first “Latin Beats: Sonidos de las Americas,” a new, unique, free community concert celebrating Latin culture’s influence on sound in the Americas.  FREE tickets for this concert will be available on Thursday, September 14th at the box office in Boettcher Concert Hall at 1000 14th Street in the Denver Performing Arts Complex in downtown Denver.  Tickets are required for admission to the concert, though tickets do not guarantee admission.  Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

When: September 28, 2017

Where: Boettcher Concert Hall

After Party at La Rumba, 9:00 pm

 

Onix Ensamble Contemporary Quintet from Mexico City

When: September 21, 2017, 7:30-8:30 pm

Where: Grusin Music Hall, Imig Building, University of Colorado Boulder

 

 

Latin America: Endless Transformation

Coming from many lands, races, and perspectives, Latin America: Endless Transformation explores the constant social, political, and cultural reconfiguration that occurs in Latin America. In this exhibit, artists are investigating the ways in which communities reshape their own collective identity and reveal a continuous transformation that is visible in the artistic movements taking place throughout the Americas. Participating artists: Yana Clark, Ángel Delgado, Diana Drews, Carlos Estévez, Rodolfo de Florencia, Andrea Juan, Norton Maza, Marco Miranda, Eugenia Vargas Pereira, Angel Ricardo Ricardo Rios, Ricardo Rodríguez, Betsabeé Romero

 

When: September 8 through October 29, 2017

Where: Redline

 

El Alebrije: Una historia en común

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science features the new display, El Alebrije: Una historia en común, brought to Denver in collaboration with the Museo de Arte Popular and the Mexican Cultural Center of Denver with support from the Consulate General of Mexico. The alebrijes are beautiful, brightly colored Mexican folk art sculptures depicting wild and mythical creatures, handcrafted by artisans in Mexico.

When: September, 2017 through January 2018

Where: Denver Museum of Nature and Science

 

“Peripheral Vision” photography exhibit by Carlos Arzaga

For this selection of photos the deliberate intention to use the concept of “peripheral vision” as a title and to apply it in a social context is a decision made based on what defines the margins of what is visually evident but regularly ignored. These photographs present daily images of city streets in Mexico as well as in other Latin American countries. What is evident and constant in these images is the presence of mostly women, without a defined age range, being involved in what we know eloquently as the “informal sector” of the economy, a term that regularly applies to sectors of the population with limited resources in developing countries

 

When: August 10 through October 12, 2017

Where: The Mexican Cultural Center Gallery, 5350 Leetsdale Drive, Suite 200W (second floor), Denver, CO 80246

 

 

Mexican masters: an insight on contemporary print making  art exhibit

Mexican masters. art exhibition 

When:  Opening reception: May 31, 2017

              5:30- 7:30 pm

Where:   The Mexican Cultural Center   

5350 Leetsdale Dr., Suite 200 W (2nd Floor) Denver, CO 80246

 

 

 

 

Cocina Series: Día de las Madres Mexican Brunch and Mimosas Workshop

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Learn the secrets to creating your own flavorful Mexican breakfast dishes and mimosas with a Mexican twist in this three-hour workshop!

Fundraiser to benefit the Mexican Cultural Center. The workshop includes hands-on instruction, recipes, and a sit-down group meal. Students cook together and enjoy what they made in a fun, informal learning environment.

 

When:  May 13, 2017 

              11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Where:   Highlands Ranch, CO (address will be emailed upon registration)

 

 

Space is limited. To purchase tickets click here 

 

Día del Niño Celebration at DMNS



DDN - Flyer 2017 final inglesThe Denver Museum of Nature & Science and the Mexican Cultural Center invite you to “Día del Niño: celebrating all children”.
The celebration will include music and dance performances by various groups, face painting, crafts, a visit from Dinger of the Colorado Rockies, the Denver Public Library’s bookmobile, The Reading Rocket, and more.

Special discounts on tickets for the temporary exhibition Vikings: Beyond the Legend , IMAX and Planetarium will be offered as part of the Museum’s to Día del Niño celebration .

When: April 30th, 2017  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/learn/families/family-events/scfd-community-free-day-celebrating-dia-del-nino/ 

 

Día del Niño Celebration also known as Children’s Day

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Seven metro area arts and culture organizations will participate in a weekend-long Día del Niño celebration, with free general admission.

Visit each organization’s website to learn more about specific programming and activities.

 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 29th-30th, 2017

 

 

 

Colores Latinoamericanos art exhibit
COLORES LATINOAMERICANOS final invitationThe Mexican Cultural Center cordially invites you to the art exhibit “Colores Latinoamericanos”
By Luis López, Héctor Palacios, Mónica Palacios, Ericka Sánchez, Mario Vázquez

 When:  Opening reception: April 18th, 2017

              5:30- 7:30 pm

Where:   The Mexican Cultural Center

                                                                        5350 Leetsdale Dr., Suite 200 W (2nd Floor) Denver, CO 80246

                                                                                                  

“Faces of GW”- Students photography exhibit

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“Faces of GW”is a collaborate photography project that was inspired and designed after National Geographic’s Faces of America article. Through this exhibit, we explore the stories of the faces that walk through the halls of our high school every day. Sometimes, in the hustle and bustle of school and work, we do not get to connect with each other in a meaningful way. Photographers were asked to photograph, and connect with a student or teacher at this school that they have never spoken to. The purpose of this exercise is to connect with each other as a GW community through our experiences, personal struggles and common struggles as we navigate the world around us. Ultimately, student or teacher, athlete or artist, we are human and it is this human-ess that drives our One George community to the core.

 

 

When:  March 13th – 31st, 2017

             Opening March 13th, 2017

              5:30- 7:00 pm

Where:   The Mexican Cultural Center

                 5350 Leetsdale Dr., Suite 200 W (2nd Floor) Denver, CO 80246

 

Cocina Series – “Mexico City Street Food” cooking class

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In this class you will gain an overview of one of the world’s most vibrant street food scenes. Street food is an experience of a sacred realm in Mexico City. While there are many award winning restaurants in Mexico City, the vast network of taquerias, fondas, market stalls and sidewalk grills are among the most revered and are held in high esteem by locals. Join us as we connect you with Mexico City on a deeper level by tasting and learning to cook dishes that will delight your taste buds and will have you yearning for a trip to Mexico!

When:  March 15, 2017 

              6:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Where:   Stir Cooking School

                3215 Zuni St, Denver, Colorado 80211

             

 Tickets limited. To purchase tickets visit: https://www.stirtolearn.com/class.asp?id=2732

 

 

Cocina Series – a journey through the flavors and culinary traditions of Mexican cuisine

 

Cocina-Series-outline (5)This series will explore why Mexican cuisine is considered culture – is a factor of family and social cohesion –and how taste, smell and visual beauty of food enriches and inspires our spirit. Enjoy delicious appetizers, entertainment, cash bar, and a silent auction to benefit the Mexican Cultural Center. Tickets are $40 and includes heavy appetizers and one drink ticket.

When:  February 23rd, 2017 

              6 – 8 p.m.

Where:   Comal Heritage Food Incubator 

3455 Ringsby Ct. #105
                   Denver, Co 80216

             

 Tickets limited. To purchase tickets email events@mccdenver.org or call 303-331-0172