2017 Memorial Day Weekend in Bay Area

2017 Memorial Day Weekend in Bay Area

Memorial Day weekend officially kicks off beautiful Summer! Even though it’s a cause of celebration, the real meaning is to honor those who bravely served our Country. Learn about its history here. Most of these are Festivals, which are great for all ages. They’re also our favorite way to spend Summer weekends! Note: Many Saturday […]

[exhibit] 19th Latino Art Now! // San Jose

Latino Art Now! Art Auction & Exhibition // San Jose

Latino Art Now! Art Auction & Exhibition Auction: Saturday, May 13, 2017 Doors open, 6pm, Live Auction, 7pm MACLA / Movimiento de Arte y Cultura Latino Americana 510 S 1st St, San Jose, California 95113 This popular, annual event culminates in a high energy evening with food, drinks, entertainment and friendly bidding. Here you will […]

Calle 24 Paseo Artistico / 24th Street Art Stroll // SF 1

Calle 24 Paseo Artistico / 24th Street Art Stroll // SF

San Francisco! Let’s spring into summer with a Saturday filled with arts programming in the heart of the Mission District. Mural tours, salsa classes, artist talks, a film from La Misión, poetry & pupusas will all be included FREE of charge! Saturday, 11am – 7pm. Where: 24th street, San Francisco (see locations below).     […]

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NO 5 DE MAYO @ Oakland First Fridays!

This is an insult to Oakland’s community! We are very disappointed that Oaklamd”s largest Cultural festival this Friday … will NOT pay homeage to Cinco de Mayo? Or to Latino culture? Oakland is primarily Brown and Black. But their organizers are HIPSTERS who dont care. They rather pay homage to ‘business week’, and keep pushing […]

FREE Family Sunday @ SF Mexican Museum 1

FREE Family Sunday @ SF Mexican Museum

View this email in your browser FAMILY SUNDAY: MIXED MEDIA WEAVING Sunday, April 30th, 2017 Bring your family to The Mexican Museum for a Sunday afternoon full of family-friendly art activities inspired by Tramas Urbanas, an exhibition showcasing the textural work of Mexican artist Paloma Torres. Guests can drop in between 12pm-4pm to learn how […]

MACLA Family Art Day // San Jose 1

MACLA Family Art Day: April // San Jose

Family Art Day – Saturday, April 29, 2017 from 12-4pm / FREE Join MACLA for a FREE outdoor celebration with the community at Parque de Los Pobladores (in front of MACLA)! Family Art Day is a free event for youth and families with hands-on visual art activities with professional artists, bilingual gallery tours, multicultural dance […]

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[play] Hope and the Mission @ Brava // SF

Hope and the Mission Presented by Mission Academy of Performing Arts @ Brava April 28 & 29, 7pm Hope and the Mission (La Esperanza y la Misión), the third annual production by Mission Academy of Performing Arts @ Brava’s youth consortium, is a bilingual coming-of-age story revolving around the young character Hope whose Mission District […]

Nasty Women Exhibition // Oakland 2

Nasty Women Exhibition // Oakland

Tickets for opening night are sold out, but you can still attend. It just may take a little longer to get inside. Don’t fret, just come and bring a friend to keep you company. image above: The ultimate “don’t you even mess with us kinda art.” We out here with “Bad Girls Stick together” by […]

[exhibit] ¡Somos Americanos? MAN ONE Solo Exhibition 2

[exhibit] ¡Somos Americanos? MAN ONE Solo Exhibition

“Are we American?” The answer is no longer apparent. ¡Somos Americanos? Graffiti Artist MAN ONE (from L.A.) Paints a Portrait of Our Nation in new body of work. Preview: Friday April 7, 2017 (Oakland First Friday) Opening Reception & Book signing: Saturday April 8th, 2017 5-8pm Exhibition runs from April 8- May 13th, 2017   […]

PASEO ARTISTICO: Celebrating the Mission, Selena, and Calle 24 // SF 1

PASEO ARTISTICO: Celebrates the Mission, Selena, and Calle 24 // SF

Last Sunday’s big Latino event in Mission district. The city of SF is trying to help promote its Latino heritage. We wish more Bay Area Cities do the same! The Calle 24 Latino Cultural District was the place to be on Saturday, April 8, 2017. See below for schedule of activities. Excerpt Mission Local Some […]

[exhibit] Tramas Urbanas (Urban Patterns) @ Mexican Museum // SF

[exhibit] Tramas Urbanas (Urban Patterns) @ Mexican Museum // SF

The Mexican Museum Presents Tramas Urbanas in Partnership with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Mexico and the Consulate General of Mexico in San Francisco. Exhibition showcases textural works evoking the beauty and societal risks of today’s growing urban environments Created by Torres over the last three years as part of the Sistema Nacional de Creadores […]

Opening reception! 2017 Solo Mujeres exhibit @ MCCLA // SF 1

(Exhibit) Solo Mujeres @ MCCLA // SF

We find ourselves in a precarious time, when the most vulnerable in our community are in danger. It is at times like these that artists lead us in resistance and remind us of the strength and resiliency of our community. The 30th anniversary of Solo Mujeres at the Mission Cultural Center marks a time to […]