Holiday Festival: ¡Fiesta Navideña!
Dec
1
2:00 PM14:00

Holiday Festival: ¡Fiesta Navideña!

Celebrate the holidays at MOLAA and immerse yourself in classic Mexican Christmas traditions! Enjoy a live Pastorela performance, participate in activities and art workshops based non Las Posadas and savor traditional Mexican holiday snacks like tamales, champurrado and much more! Peruse hand-made crafts created by local vendors and pick up a last-minute gift at our museum shop!

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FANTASTIC ALEBRIJES
Nov
11
11:00 AM11:00

FANTASTIC ALEBRIJES

As MOLAA closes the Día de los Muertos exhibition Beyond the Earth and the Sky, we collaborate with Warner Bros. to present 'Fantastic Alebrijes’, vivid and whimsical wooden alebrijes that were handmade by artisans in Oaxaca, Mexico as a re-imagining of the creatures featured in the upcoming film Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. The second of five all new adventures in the Wizarding World created by J.K. Rowling, the film arrives in theaters nationwide on November 16, 2018.

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Ink Lecture Series: Tattoo Collectors in Modern Society
Nov
3
2:00 PM14:00

Ink Lecture Series: Tattoo Collectors in Modern Society

What is the difference between a Collector and a person who has tattoos? In this round table discussion, MOLAA invites tattoo collectors and artists to share their views on the growing popularity of tattoo collecting. We will also discuss the unique relationship between tattoo artists as patrons and their clients turned artists, and address the novelty of these collector’s bodies becoming, in a sense, travelling exhibitions for a tattoo artist.

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Día De Los Muertos Family Festival
Oct
27
10:00 AM10:00

Día De Los Muertos Family Festival

Explore Día de los Muertos, a vibrant celebration of life and loved ones at MOLAA's annual family festival! Learn more about this cultural tradition through art workshops, live performances, gallery tours, face painting, food and unique craft vendors. Día de los Muertos attire strongly encouraged - Come dressed as a calavera!

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Oct
4
3:00 PM15:00

Poetry Workshop with OBED - Hearts & Hands: Creativity and Community in Violent Times

Luis J. Rodriguez explores how the imagination, creativity, and the arts can help transform communities in turmoil, conflict, or uncertainty. Order is not the next step after chaos—creativity is. For indigenous people, everything in nature is governed by the supreme regenerating principle of the universe, what is called feminine and masculine energies. This is the key binary code of life. However, most don't know that in nature the feminine leads, the masculine follows. In a patriarchal, bottom-line society everything is turned on its head. Luis teaches how this plays out in all aspects of the arts and activism. There is no implementation without imagination.

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Evening for Educators: Day of the Dead, Judithe Hernández and INK
Sep
27
7:00 PM19:00

Evening for Educators: Day of the Dead, Judithe Hernández and INK

A night for educators! MOLAA’s Education Department presents information and projects on Dia de los Muertos, and provides classroom resources on Judithe Hernandez: A Dream is the Shadow of Something Real and Ink: Stories on Skin. Participate in hands-on projects and meet other local teachers! Space is limited, RSVP is required. Reserve free tickets by calling 562-437-1689.

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