Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with the arts!

2021-09-23T17:32:24-07:00| Categories: Blog| Tags: |

Gather your friends and family, and celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with art! Immerse yourself into Hispanic culture by visiting these exhibitions:

FRIDAY, SEPT. 24
Join artist and podcaster Justin Favela as he records an episode of The Art People Podcast to a live audience in the Historic Fifth Street School Auditorium, 401 S. 4th St.  Doors open at 7 p.m., show starts at 7:30 p.m. The episode will feature Latinx authors, artists and poets discussing “The House on Mango Street” novel and his Fruits of Our Labor exhibition. For more information and to reserve tickets for the podcast, visit www.ArtsLasVegas.org or call 702-229-ARTS (2787).
Tickets cost $1 per person     

NOW THROUGH SATURDAY, OCT. 30
Arts and crafts, movies, music, games and more for all ages are available through The Las Vegas-Clark County Library. Visit their site to see the full list of activities and locations.
Free admission

NOW THROUGH THURSDAY, NOV. 4
Visit award-winning international artist Justin Favela’s Fruits of Our Labor exhibit at the Mayor’s Gallery, Historic Fifth Street School, 401 S. Fourth St., Tuesday-Friday, 2 to 6 p.m. This art show is inspired by Mexican still-life fruit of the 19th century, and by Sandra Cisneros’ vignette “The Monkey Garden” from her award-winning book, “The House on Mango Street.” Justin Favela created piñata-style depictions of fruit objects in both two- and three-dimensional forms. For more information, visit www.ArtsLasVegas.org or call 702-229-ARTS (2787).
Free admission

NOW THROUGH THURSDAY, NOV. 4
Experience the Versions of a Family Ofrenda Exhibition at the Charleston Heights Arts Center Gallery, 800 S. Brush St., from Monday-Saturday, 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. This exhibit displays a Day of the Dead ofrenda, which is an alter to pay resect and remember those who have passed away. Curated by local artist and educator Natalie Delgado, this exhibition features local Hispanic artists. For more information, visit www.ArtsLasVegas.org or call 702-229-ARTS (2787).
Free admission

FRIDAY, OCT. 22
Enjoy a Hispanic Heritage movie in the park and watch “In the Heights,” Friday, Oct. 22 at 7 p.m. at Gary Reese Freedom Park, 850 N. Mojave Rd. Blankets or low-back chairs are welcome. Food trucks will sell refreshments. For more information, call (702) 229-6242.
Free admission

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