We close out #Ofrendas2021, with a recap of our Día de los Muertos programs and events, from Golden with the Foothills Art Center, to Aurora with the Mexican Cultural Center, and with Raices Brewing Company! We feel very lucky to have the opportunity to learn about grief and resilience as a community and honor the lives of our ancestors. A special thank you to the Art Therapist Association of Colorado for joining us on this journey to make mental health more accessible. Toget
I am excited to join the board of directors of the Latino Cultural Arts Center (LCAC)! I believe that my background and professional experience will be an asset and will support our mission! I grew up in the vibrant Latino community of Santa Fe, NM where I developed my appreciation for diverse communities and cultures to include history, storytelling, and artistic expressions in a variety of forms. My upbringing in a multicultural household, which also hosted international st
Thank you for joining Viva Colorado and the Latino Cultural Arts Center on the Latin Fashion Week Colorado Red Carpet. We hope you enjoyed the talented designers spanning across the Americas. You all looked fabulous as we celebrated the rich diversity, colors, textures of of Latino arte y cultura!
The LCAC is partnering with the West Colfax Improvement District, Denver Streets Partnership and the Westside Stadium Community Coalition for a mural & lighting project in our backyard at Colfax! Help us spread the word and apply to be a part of LCAC history! We seek an artist or artist-led team to develop an integrated lighting and mural installation under the Colfax Viaduct at the LCAC Colfax location! The call builds upon a Colfax Viaduct study and an international night m
Now, ARE YOU READY to join me and the LCAC at Meow Wolf's Convergence Station? As a token of our appreciation - the first 150 people to become recurring donors on Colorado Gives will get 2 FREE TICKETS to Meow Wolf Denver on September 7th & 8th - BEFORE it opens on Friday, September 17th. We have 300 tickets to give away! Our partnership with Meow Wolf will infuse Latino cultural arts with science, fantasy, innovation and social impact. Please donate an amount you can comfort
Two days after Oaxaca, MX I jumped on another flight - this time to Chicago. It was my first time in the "Windy City, and it was especially meaningful to be there at the invitation of the National Museum of Mexican Art (NMMA). I felt proud and accomplished knowing that I would represent the LCAC at a national conference. I was picked up at the airport by my good friend “Piloto”. As an accomplished sculptor, Alfonso Nieves Ruiz turns discarded items into a gripping portrait o