Community Day Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

October 16, 2021, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

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Join us for this fun, FREE, all-ages celebration of our fall exhibition María Magdalena Campos-Pons: Sea and Self and Hispanic Heritage Month. Create art, meet the Haggerty Museum of Art's community partners, enjoy live music, and discover new ways to engage with the museum.

Event Schedule:

Explore community altars made in collaboration with the Alverno College (throughout the event)

How do you connect with your ancestors? The International & Intercultural Center of Alverno College will showcase altars from Black, Hispanic, Indigenous and Asian perspectives.

Enjoy live music with De La Buena (10:30 – 11:30 a.m.)

Create a collage portrait with Sixteenth Street Community Health Center using mixed-media elements. (throughout the event)

This project centers around re-purposing materials, claiming identity, and developing sustainable methods towards creating art. 

Participate in cultural activities sponsored by Marquette's Latin American Student Organization (LASO)! (throughout the event)              

Enjoy live music with De La Buena (noon – 1 p.m.)

Brenda Cárdenas, Associate Professor of English at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and co-creator of the Letras Latinas inaugural Pintura : Palabra (Painting : Word) writing workshop, discusses the tradition of ekphrasis--creative writing inspired by the visual arts--and gives you pointers on various ways you might approach writing a poem or story inspired by Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons work in Sea and Self(available online throughout and after the event)