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Throughout the run of this exhibition, a number of exciting cultural events will be taking place around the region with the help and support of our Outreach Committee Members and Community Partners.

Outreach Committee Members


Carmen E. Adames
President
Adames Professional Services

Yolanda Alcorta
Raices Culturales Latinoamericanas

Cynthia Alvarez
Administrator
School District of Philadelphia

Emilio Buitrago
President
Casa de Venezuela Delaware Valley

Ted and Nancie Burkett
Mexican Society of Philadelphia

Aurora Camacho de Schmidt
Associate Professor of Spanish
Swarthmore College

Luz Cárdenas Virilli
Cárdenas Grant Communications

Anamaria Cobo de Paci
President
La Casa Latina at the University of Pennsylvania

Héctor Contreras
International Wealth Management
Merrill Lynch, Inc.

Rev. Luis Cortés Jr.
Executive Director
Nueva Esperanza

Miguel-Angel Corzo
President
The University of the Arts

Carlos De los Ramos
Public Relations Director
Latin American Community Center

Isabel DeBeary
Artist/Teacher
Galeria La Isabela, LLC

Maria Del Pico Taylor
Executive and Artistic Director
Latin Fiesta, Inc.

Roberto Díaz
President/Director
The Curtis Institute of Music

Nelson Díaz, Esq.
Partner
Blank Rome LLP

Monica Dominguez
Assistant Professor
University of Delaware

Joseph Dominguez, Esq.
Associate General Counsel
PECO Energy

Dr. Carmen Febo-San Miguel
President
Taller Puertorriqueño

Josue Figueroa
Nueva Esperanza

Joan Friedman
Language Instructor for Spanish
Swarthmore College

Wilmarie Gonzalez
State LTC Ombudsman
Aspira of Pennsylvania

Juan Gutierrez
Business District Manager
Hispanic Assoc. of Contractors and Enterprises

Joseph Hare
President
Pan American Association of Philadelphia

Elba Hevia y Vaca
Co-Founder and Artistic Director
Pasión y Arte

Yolanda Jimenez Colón
Marketing Director
Taller Puertorriqueño

Benjamin Leavenworth
Chispa Group

Alba Martinez
President and CEO
United Way

Mia Mendoza
President
Mendoza Group

Damalier Molina
Executive Director
Norris Square Neighborhood Project

Giovanni Morante
Administrator
Casa del Carmen


Mike Muñoz
Muñoz Real State

Doris Nogueira-Rogers
Artist/Teacher
Philadelphia Museum of Art

Monica Orozco
Executive Director
Mexican Cultural Center

Benjamin Ramirez
President
Mexican Cultural Center

Teresa Rauscher
National Peruvian American Association

Pedro J. Rivera, Esq.
VP of Wealth Management
Wachovia

Jesse Rodriguez
Exelon Corporation

Nilda I. Ruiz
Executive Director
Asociación de Puertorriqueños en Marcha

Guillermo Salas, Jr.
President
Hispanic Association of Contractors and Enterprises

Natalia Salgado
Council of Spanish Speaking Organizations

Marta Sánchez
Artist/Teacher
Philadelphia Museum of Art

Roberto Santiago
Executive Director
Council of Spanish Speaking Organizations

Suzana Silva
Vice-President
Partners for the Americas

Ricardo Stoeckicht
Deputy Director
Latin American Community Center

Nicholas Torres
Executive Director
Congreso de Latinos Unidos

Thomas A. Warnock, Esq.
Hispanic Bar Association of Philadelphia

 

Other Community Partners

Arthur Ross Gallery

Centro Nueva Creación

The Choral Arts Society of Philadelphia

Eye's Gallery

Geographical Society of Philadelphia

Inliquid.com

Lehigh University

Indigo Arts Gallery

Philagrafika

University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology



Latin American Cultural Events in the Philadelphia Region

For more information, please contact the organizations below.

Arthur Ross Gallery
220 South 34th Street (between Walnut and Spruce Streets, in the Fisher Fine Arts Library), (215) 898-2083, www.upenn.edu/ARG
  • Contemporary Latin American Culture: Annemarie Heinrich, Grande Dame of Argentine Photography (through October 15)
  • An Early Edition of Los Caprichos by Francisco Goya y Lucientes (October 27, 2006–January 7, 2007)
The Choral Arts Society Of Philadelphia
Tickets ($18.30), (215) 545-8634, www.choralarts.com

Concert II: A Mexican Baroque Christmas
  • December 15 at Saint Patrick’s Church, 242 South 20th Street
  • December 16 at the Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill, 8855 Germantown Avenue
Eye’s Gallery
402 South Street, (215) 925-0193, www.eyesgallery.com

  • Annual Day of the Dead exhibition (September 15–November 15)
  • Day of the Dead craft demonstration, visiting artisans from Mexico (October 22–29)
Galería La Isabela, LLC
Grace Epiphany Church (224 East Gowen Avenue) and Chestnut Hill United Methodist Church (8812 Germantown Avenue), (215) 667-9228, www.galerialaisabela.com
  • Artspanish Workshop for Children, Tesoros/Treasures inspired by Latin American art (September 26–November 25)
Geographical Society Of Philadelphia At The Academy Of Natural Sciences
19th Street and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, (610) 649-5220, www.geographicalsociety.org
  • The Other Side of Mexico, a travelogue by Fran Reidelberger (September 27, world premiere)
Goodlands Community Arts Program From Centro Nueva Creación
(as part of the Noches de Arte en el Barrio)
HACE Mall, 2921 N. 5th Street, 6–8:30 p.m., www.centronueva.org
  • I am the Future/Soy El Futuro: A Young Photographer's Exhibit. The children, ages 6–13, will be availabe to discuss their work at 7 p.m.
    (October 13)
Hace
Between Huntingdon and Indiana on 5th Street, (215) 426-4990
  • Art in the Barrio: art exhibitions, live performances, poetry, and more
    (September 8, October 13, November 10, and December 8)
Indigo Arts Gallery
151 North 3rd Street, (215) 922-4041, www.indigoarts.com
  • Prints from Oaxaca: 1986–2006, José Montebravo, Cuban Painter
    (October 6–December 31, reception October 6)
Julia De Burgos Elementary School
404 West Lehigh Avenue, (215) 763-8870, extension 1500, www.congreso.net
  • ¡Canto a la Patria: Conmemorando el Grito de Lares!, a concert by Puerto Rican Composer Antonio Cabán Vale “El Topo”
    (September 22)
Lehigh University Art Galleries: Dubois Gallery
9 West Packer Avenue, Bethlehem, PA 18015, (610) 758-3615, www.luag.org
  • Visualization & Global Identity, gallery talk by Chilean artist Carlos Lizama and reception (September 26)
Lehigh University Art Galleries: Zoellner Arts Center (Main Gallery)
420 East Packer Avenue, Bethlehem, PA 18015, (610) 758-3615, www.luag.org
  • Latin American Photography II: Selections from the LUAG Collection (September 13–December 17; reception September 14)
Taller Puertorriqueño
2721 North 5th Street, (215) 426-3311, www.tallerpr.org/home.htm
  • 23rd Annual Feria del Barrio: music, dance, and art extravaganza (September 10)
  • Meet the Author: Carlos Trujillo (September 16)
  • Living Traditions: Contemporary Puerto Rican Arts and Crafts
    (October 6, 2006–January 13, 2007)
  • 20th Annual Feria del Libro y las Artesanias (October 7)
  • Meet the Author: Rolando Moreli (November 18)
  • Meet the Author: Banco Popular de Puerto Rico (December 7)
  • 9th Annual Parrandas in the/en el Barrio (December 7–9)
The University Of The Arts
Terra Hall, Connelly Auditorium, 211 South Broad Street, (215) 717-6500, www.uarts.edu
  • The Goya of Mexico: Printmaker Leopoldo Mendéz and His Influences on American Artists of the 20th Century, a lecture by Nancy Heller, Professor of Liberal Arts, The University of the Arts (September 28)
  • The Poet in Two Cultures, a reading of original works and Latin American poetry by Juan Sebastian Agudelo, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Liberal Arts, The University of the Arts (October 17)
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
3260 South Street, (215) 898-4000, www.museum.upenn.edu
  • Under European Eyes: Conquistadors and Arts of the New World
    (September 23, 2006–February 26, 2007)

    This exhibition presents a selection of more than forty artifacts that represent the native Mexican and Central and South American art traditions that flourished and influenced European values and sensibilities in the years after European contact and conquest.

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