February 2021 Newsletter

Dear LCAC Family,

We hit 2021 with the wind at our backs.

We started the new year with a special conversation entitled Response (Art) Ability in Continued Times of Injustice. If you haven’t tuned in, the livestream lives on our website, and it will tour with Carne y Arena to Montreal and beyond. Our event has already reached over 2,500 people to date!


We are very proud of this event because it stands as an example of cultural courage, imaginative excellence and of what we can accomplish with collective impact in mind. I hope you are also proud and that you share it with others. In the months ahead, we will roll out other bold manifestations of our NEW Mission, Mission and Values.

The LCAC is proud to announce a partnership with some of our most passionate supporters in Denver - Norberto Mojardin, Jonathan Garcia and Stephani Salas at Latin Fashion Week Colorado (LFWC). Together, in partnership with the Jaguar de Oro, we will take LFWC, Colorado Day of the Dead Festival and Ofrendas to even greater heights. Stay tuned!


As we continue to enhance the LCAC blog, please follow us back to the website to delve deeper into Latino art, history and culture, and go behind the scenes with the Team. In the next blog entry, we will highlight what Hijos del Sol is doing to keep you safe while shopping.


Finally, in observance of Black History Month, we are highlighting Afro-Latino thought leaders and artists across Latin America weekly on our social media.


Sincerely,

Alfredo and the LCAC Team



Recent News /Upcoming Events



In observance of Black History Month, we acknowledge the complex and woven history, cultures, and identities that encompass Latinidad across the Americas. Every week, we will highlight a new Afro-Latinx thought leader and artist. Follow along on Instagram @LCACdenver



9 Unique Gifts for Anyone Special in your Life

Your safety is our top priority when you book a private, personalized shopping appointment with us.


Learn more about how Hijos del Sol is keeping you safe.



A Prayer for Los Imigrantes by Molina Speaks

A poem featured in Response (Art) Ability in Continued Times of Injustice


CARNE y ARENA is closed, but that is not the end of the conversation around art and immigration. Watch a powerful livestream around responsibility, art, and leadership in these times of continued injustice at LCAC-Denver.org. Featured in the presentation are two original poems by Molina Speaks.


En Comunidad /In Community



Raíces y Ramas | Roots and Branches

On view at the Denver Botanic Gardens

through Feb. 28, 2021


Tony Ortega is no stranger to Colorado's roster of exceptional Chicano artists that have depicted life amid the Southwest. In his current exhibition, now on view at Denver Botanic Gardens, he explores the Chicano experience, highlighting the role of place and landscape in connecting community. The LCAC is a proud to have Tony Ortega's work as part of our private collection, courtesy of

The Abarca Family.


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