Lunch & Learn: Celebrating the Legacy of Familias Obreras in Wisconsin

May 19 @ 11:30 am 1:00 pm CDT

As part of our Lunch and Learn series, Latino Arts is proud to host a conversation between community leader and activist Jesús Salas and Dr. Sergio Gonzalez to explore themes and history being highlighted and celebrated through the Familias Unidas exhibit being shared by The Grohmann Museum at MSOE and Latino Arts. This very special conversation will also serve as a preview to the upcoming book release by Mr. Salas where he explores the impact and history of the Farm Workers movement in Wisconsin.
Jesús Salas is a celebrated community leader and activist who has been at the forefront of the farmworker movement and paving the way for greater access to higher education for the Hispanic community in Wisconsin. Among many accomplishments Mr. Salas was the first Hispanic Executive Director of UMOS.
Dr. Sergio M. González is an assistant professor of Latinx Studies in the Departments of History and Languages, Literatures, and Cultures. A historian of twentieth-century U.S. immigration, labor, and religion, his scholarship focuses on the development of Latino communities in the U.S. Midwest.
In-Person Tickets are $10 and include a light lunch.

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May 19
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11:30 am – 1:00 pm CDT
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$10
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Rosas & Rosé: Corn Husk Flowers

May 12 @ 5:30 pm

April showers bring May flowers!
Join us welcoming back spring and its many colors with artist Yesica Coria as she leads this hands-on art making experience. Participants will explore this traditional corn husk flower making craft and take home their beautiful creations to celebrate the return of warmer weather. In this fun take on our traditional Pinto con Tinto our guests will pair their artistic talents between Blooms & Beers or Rosas & Rosé. This is an adults only event.
Tickets are $25 and include wine, tapas and all art supplies.
*All guests must be 21 + to attend

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Date:
May 12
Time:
5:30 pm CDT
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$25
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Latino Arts, Inc.
Phone:
414-384-3100
Email:
info@latinoartsinc.org
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1028 South 9th Street
Milwaukee, WI 53204 United States
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Cafe Con Arte: Familias Unidas – A Tribute to Migrant Workers in Wisconsin 1960s – 1970s

April 20 @ 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:

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Latino Arts, Inc.
Phone:
414-384-3100
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1028 South 9th Street
Milwaukee, WI 53204 United States
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Max Baca & Los Texmaniacs

April 8 @ 7:00 pm

Founded by Max Baca, Los Texmaniacs, is a Tex-Mex folk band composed of Baca (bajo sexto), Josh Baca (accordion), Noel Hernandez (electric bass) and Chris Rivera (drums). The group won a Grammy Award for Tejano Album of the Year for their Smithsonian Folkways Recording “Borders y Bailes.” Bringing elements of polka, waltz and traditional Mexican folk music, Los Texmaniacs combine musical styles to create an engaging and fun musical performance!
*This concert will include a special opening performance by the Latino Arts Strings Program!

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Date:
April 8
Time:
7:00 pm CDT
Cost:
$15 – $30
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Latino Arts, Inc.
Phone:
414-384-3100
Email:
info@latinoartsinc.org
Website:
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1028 South 9th Street
Milwaukee, WI 53204 United States
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Opening Reception: Familias Unidas: Tributo a La Lucha De Los Trabajadores Migrantes en Wisconsin

April 8 @ 5:00 pm

Join us for an Opening Reception of our latest exhibit: Familias Unidas: Tributo a La Lucha De Los Trabajadores Migrantes En Wisconsin
In the 1960s and 1970s, Chicano/a and Latinx 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. While the Farm Workers Movement was a national movement, this exhibit focuses on the activism in Wisconsin, on the people that stood tall against discrimination and exploitation, and fought for a better future for workers, families, and students in our state.
This event is FREE and open to the public!

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Date:
April 8
Time:
5:00 pm CDT
Cost:
Free
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Latino Arts, Inc.
Phone:
414-384-3100
Email:
info@latinoartsinc.org
Website:
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1028 South 9th Street
Milwaukee, WI 53204 United States
414-384-3100
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De La Buena: Where We Left Off

December 3, 2021 @ 7:30 pm

Latino Arts, Inc. is thrilled welcome De La Buena to the Latino Arts stage this December!
Join Latino Arts Inc. for a night of Latin Jazz with De La Buena! Employing jazz harmonic sensibility and a deep-seated love of diverse cultures, De La Buena explores the textures and rhythms of Latin musics of the Americas with roots planted firmly in African Diasporic traditions. Growing from a trio into a powerful 10-piece over the last six years, De La Buena has been electrifying audiences with their own brand of Afro-Cuban and Latin Jazz.

*In order to keep our audience members safe, we strongly encourage face masks to be work during the concert when not eating or drinking.

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Kohl’s Family Sundays: Día de los Muertos

October 17, 2021 @ 12:00 am November 2, 2021 @ 11:45 pm CDT

Celebrate Día de los Muertos with regional artists and the Milwaukee Art Museum in this special online version of our popular family event: Kohl’s Family Sundays. Learn about the tradition of Day of the Dead, and make art inspired by this important day. Visit artists’ studios to take a closer look at what they create. Enjoy music from Latino Arts Mariachi Juvenil, view an exhibition by ALBA School, and more. We want to see what YOU make! Share your Family Sundays-inspired art using #MAMStudioAtHome. The virtual event webpage will be available through November 2.

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Wisconsin Conference on Latinx Art and Culture (Virtual)

October 15, 2021 @ 7:30 am 12:30 pm CDT

LOUD (Latinos Organizing for Understanding & Development) is proud to invite you to participate in this first Wisconsin Conference on Latinx Art & Culture, highlighting artists who have lived in or had significant experience in Wisconsin.Join us to learn about artists and community leaders in Wisconsin and engage with the community.
✅ Keynote
✅ TedX-style short sessions with artists
✅ Q&A
✅ Breaks for networking

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Free

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Mauricio Ramirez: Poly Wave – Seeds of Color and Shape

September 27, 2021 @ 9:00 am October 1, 2021 @ 8:00 pm CDT

Mauricio Ramirez is a prolific muralist with large scale works throughout the United States.
Latino Arts is proud to present Poly-wave: Seeds of Color and Shape, a solo exhibition featuring new works by Ramirez.
In this exhibit he continues to evolve his colorful and geometry based style and he explores his Mexican American cultural roots and other influences within his creative process.
This is an exhibit not to be missed as Ramirez brings his work indoors on a smaller scale but continues to carry a monumental presence through color and shape.
Gallery Hours are open to the public.

A $1 donation is requested.

Free

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Mauricio Ramirez: Poly Wave – Seeds of Color and Shape

September 13, 2021 @ 9:00 am September 17, 2021 @ 8:00 pm CDT

Mauricio Ramirez is a prolific muralist with large scale works throughout the United States.
Latino Arts is proud to present Poly-wave: Seeds of Color and Shape, a solo exhibition featuring new works by Ramirez.
In this exhibit he continues to evolve his colorful and geometry based style and he explores his Mexican American cultural roots and other influences within his creative process.
This is an exhibit not to be missed as Ramirez brings his work indoors on a smaller scale but continues to carry a monumental presence through color and shape.
Gallery Hours are open to the public.

A $1 donation is requested.

Free

414-384-3100

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1028 South 9th Street
Milwaukee, WI 53204 United States
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414-384-3100
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