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Since 1973, Self Help Graphics & Art has produced one of the most renown Día de los Muertos cultural events in Los Angeles — noted as one of the oldest Day of the Dead public commemorations in the nation.
This workshop is fun for the whole family and can be created with things you may already have at home! Create homemade maracas by using water bottles, beans, and construction paper to personalize your design.
Maite Gomez-Rejón, culinary historian, educator, and founder of ArtBites, shows how to make a fruit mezcal margarita inspired by the works of Mexican artist Rufino Tamayo (1899–1991) who achieved international acclaim in the 20th century. Gomez-Rejón also shares insightful information about the ingredients’ history in relation to Mexico.
This 20-minute documentary examines the multi-ethnic history of the people who came to El Pueblo de la Reina de Los Angeles from its founding in 1781 to the present time.
This workshop is fun for the whole family and can be created with things you probably already have at home. Decorate the house for special occasions, while staying safe at home. This cultural tradition is a wonderful way to have fun and add some color to any room.
Browse the digital collection of LACMA. Many of the objects in the digital collection are not currently on public view. Highlights of the collection include: Latin American Contemporary Art Gráfica Popular Modern Mexican and Peruvian Silver Spanish Colonial Art & 19th Century Art
Create a Special Greeting Card for any occasion and have fun creating one of a kind designs.
Join us on Zoom and Facebook Live as James Beard and LA Plaza Icon de Arte award-winning Chef John Rivera Sedlar demonstrates how to cook fresh New Mexico Hatch green chile rellenos with mushroom duxelle and chevre red chile sauce.
Arpilleras are a palpable testimonies to the lived experiences of Chilean citizens throughout the brutal seventeen years Pinochet regime. Colorful textile works backed with burlap, they document the stories of women and their communities, denounce the cruelty of the government, and bear witness to the human rights abuses carried out by the dictatorship.