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Cafe Con Arte: Familias Unidas – A Tribute to Migrant Workers in Wisconsin 1960s – 1970s
April 20, 2022 @ 8:15 am
Let our Managing Artistic Director, Jacobo Lovo, guide you on a gallery tour and discussion surrounding our current art exhibit, Familias Unidas. Enjoy learning more about the art, the inspiration and symbolism behind it, and the unique techniques utilized in each exhibition featured in the Latino Arts Gallery!
Café con Arte includes churros and coffee and takes place in our Latino Arts Gallery. Registration is $5.
This special Cafe con Arte will take place in both English and Spanish.
8:30 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. (English)
9:30 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. (Español)
About the Exhibit:
In the 1960s and 1970s, Chicano/a and Hispanic migrant farmworkers and other community members organized to improve working conditions, housing, and social services, challenge discrimination in hiring practices, and advance bilingual programs and greater access to education. Known as the Farm Workers Movement, it continues to be consequential to the Hispanic community and the nation at large today.
The Grohmann Museum and Latino Arts, Inc. are pleased to present this joint exhibit. Family, Activism, and Education will serve as a focal lens to reflect on the drive behind the actions taken by underserved people and allies to assert the value of their work, their right to a better quality of life, and greater access to education. Learn More: