FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 05, 2020
Mary Ann Hatchitt
(Albuquerque, New Mexico) – Aspiring artists and those just looking for a fun, social, hands-on opportunity to create art can take advantage of the National Hispanic Cultural Center’s ¡Vamos al Museo! a free monthly morning of art-making for all ages.
Held in the Creative Classroom in the Pete V. Domenici Education Building on the NHCC campus from 10:30 a.m. to noon on the first Saturday of each month, ¡Vamos al Museo! always includes a staff member or artist to lead the art-making workshops. The workshops are also timely, based on a theme. This month, the Feb. 1, ¡Vamos al Museo! was let by artist Lita Sandoval who helped guide the guests during a Valentine-themed workshop. The next ¡Vamos al Museo! workshop is scheduled March 7.
“¡Vamos al Museo! is always free,” said program director Elena Baca. “We encourage a five-dollar donation to cover the cost of the supplies and to support the artists. And, of course, we always need people to pre-register so we have enough materials prepared.”
To pre-register for ¡Vamos al Museo! click here: Vamos al Museo 2020 Preregistration
Children of all ages and families of all sizes are welcome to participate in ¡Vamos al Museo! A visit to NHCC’s Art Museum is included in these workshops.
“We are thrilled to be able to continue these art-making workshops into 2020, our 20th anniversary year at NHCC,” Baca said. “¡Vamos al Museo! is a perfect example of NHCC’s cultural contributes to the community. A fun, free, family activity that fosters one-on-on personal contact and interaction.”
For more information please call or email Elena Baca at 505-246-2261 or ElenaD.Baca@state.nm.us
About the National Hispanic Cultural Center:
The National Hispanic Cultural Center is dedicated to the preservation, promotion and advancement of Hispanic culture, arts and humanities. The Center presents over 700 events each year through its history, literary arts, performing arts and visual arts programs and its art museum, library and genealogy center. The Center is a division of the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs and is further supported by the National Hispanic Cultural Center Foundation.
The National Hispanic Cultural Center is located at 1701 Fourth Street SW in Albuquerque, New Mexico. For information about upcoming events and exhibitions visit the NHCC website at www.nhccnm.org.