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2014 Calendar

For more information please contact Erica Garcia at erica.garcia@state.nm.us

September 12, 2014
Deadline to Register for Altar Space for Día de los Muertos Annual Exhibition 2014.
Don’t miss this date! Get your classrooms or community organization signed up for altar space for our annual Día de los Muertos Altar Exhibition. Space is limited.
For more information and to register please contact Erica Garcia at erica.garcia@state.nm.us

Día de los Muertos Exhibition Dates
October 14th- November 5th 
Pete V. Domenici Education Building/Performing Arts Building

 Every year the NHCC host approximately 2 dozen altares to celebrate Día de los Muertos. These altars are on exhibition in the Education and Performing Arts Buildings at the National Hispanic Cultural Center. For more information please contact Erica Garcia at erica.garcia@state.nm.us

Workshops for Teachers and Community Groups
September 20, 2014
Día de los Muertos Altar and Ofrenda ½ Day Workshop Intensive
Pete V. Domenici Education Building/Ballroom
Every year the NHCC offers workshops to teachers and community organizations who would like to create altars for this amazing and heart-felt event. Space is limited so make sure to sign-up well ahead of schedule. Want to get as much information about Día de los Muertos art-making in one
place at one time? This is the workshop for you!

Part I 10-11pm Orientation and Lesson Plans Workshop
Part II 11-12pm Día de los Muertos: Sugar Skulls Workshop
Part III 12:30-2pm Día de los Muertos: Mini-shrines and the ritual of remembrance

October 2, 2014 5:30-7:30pm
Pete V. Domenici Education Building
HAH! Happy Arte Hour
Sugar Skulls
Every year the NHCC offers amazing and heart-felt programming for Día de los Muertos. Thought sugar skulls were difficult to make? Let us show you how fun they really are! On the first Thursday of the month, the National Hispanic Cultural Center invites adults for creative fun in a relaxed, social setting which includes chips, salsa and cash bar to fuel your creative juices. Each session features a different art-making technique and materials. This is a free, community event, but we invite donations in any amount to help support the project and pay artists!

For more information please contact Erica Garcia at erica.garcia@state.nm.us
October 14th, 16th, 21st, 30th, 2014
Pete V. Domenici Education Building
School Days

Want to bring your classroom to the National Hispanic Cultural Center for a fun-filled hands-on art experieice tied to this amazing tradition? Pick a date and drop us a line. Space is extreamly limited. For registration and more information please contact Elsa Menendez at elsa.menendez@state.nm.us

November 1, 2014 4:30-6:30pm

Día de los Muertos Despedida

Pete V. Domenici Education Building/Performing Arts Building Despedida and Community Celebration: Music, Poetry, Mexican Chocolate and Pan deMuerto. This is a great event for all ages. Tour the ofrendas around the NHCC campus, enjoy music, traditional foods, and sharing of special and heartfelt memories. A free event for the whole community.

For more information please contact Erica Garcia at erica.garcia@state.nm.us