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Who are the women of the fresco? What was life like for these women in their historical eras? What can the lived realities of these women tell us about Hispanic/Latinx culture? Discover the stories of women featured in the Mundos..
Explore El Salvadoran Myths and Legends! La Calabiuza is an El Salvadoran celebration that takes place every year on November 1st in Tonacatepeque, El Salvador. The celebration is over 100 years old and blends the Catholic holy day of All..
Learn How to Make a Barrilete for El Festival de Barriletes Gigantes! Available as both a bilingual lesson plan and activity. The Guatemalan Festival de Barriletes Gigantes is celebrated each year on November 1st and 2nd in the towns of..
Learn how to make a tapete in honor of Día de los Muertos! Available as both a bilingual lesson plan and activity. Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is celebrated every year on November 1st and 2nd throughout..
Inspired by Fronteras del Futuro: Art in New Mexico and Beyond Futurism and speculative fiction include many artistic styles and interpretations. In NHCC’s exhibit, Fronteras del Futuro: Art in New Mexico and Beyond, some of the artworks include “shapeshifters,” or..
A Bilingual Lesson Plan for All Ages! In this lesson plan, students will… Learn about the life and career of Patssi Valdez and her involvement with Chicano/a artist group AscoCreate a piece of fashion from found objects and document their..
Looking to weave art into your life? Look no further than this Hands on Cultura activity from NHCC! Weaving has been intertwined with humanity for over five thousand years, used to make cloth and other art forms. Today, artists weave..
Happy Valentine's Day! Here at the National Hispanic Cultural Center, we love celebrating all kinds of love, and we developed this Erasure Poetry activity in honor of Valentine's Day 2022. If you'd like more Valentine's Day activities, check out our..