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SF Hispanic Heritage Festival: “Off the Wall” Gallery Talk & Discussion | Mission Dist.

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Friday, September 20, 2019 - 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts | 2868 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA


SF Hispanic Heritage Festival | 2019

Viva at the Library is an annual celebration of Latino Hispanic heritage, cultures and traditions. San Francisco has a rich Latino heritage that is highlighted in a diverse array of exciting programs for all ages, from performances to film screenings, crafts to food tastings.

Hispanic Heritage Celebration Highlights:

September 14, 2019 

  • 3 pm: Misión Flamenca Dance Troupe – Main Library, Atrium
  • 1 pm:The Moon Within with Children’s Author Aida Salazar – West Portal Branch
  • 2:30 pm: Still Here San Francisco: Queer and Trans Latinx Writers in This City – Mission Branch

September 20, 2019

  • 6:30 pm: Mission Grafica: Off the Wall – Mission Cultural Center, 2868 Mission St.

September 25, 2019

  • 6 pm: Queer Latinx History of the Mission’s 16th Street Corridor – Eureka Valley Branch

October 1, 2019

  • 6:30 pm: Hands on History: Carnaval in the Archives – Main Library, San Francisco History Center, 6th Floor

October 12, 2019

  • 2 pm: Between Us and Abuela with Children’s Author Mitali Perkins – Bernal Heights Branch

Literary Events:

September 14, 2019

  • 1 pm: Book Launch: Maestrapeace: San Francisco’s Monumental Feminist Mural – Main Library, Koret Auditorium

October 8, 2019

  • 6 pm: Solito, Solita: Crossing Borders with Youth Refugees from Central America – Main Library, Koret Auditorium

October 9, 2019

  • 6 pm: Carolina de Robertis – Cantoras – Main Library, Latino/Hispanic Community Room

Arts & Crafts Programs

Mask Making with The Mexican Museum 

  • 4 pm: September 19, 2019 – Marina Branch
  • 2 pm: October 5, 2019 – Visitacion Valley Branch
  • 3:30 pm: October 24, 2019 – Mission Branch
  • 4 pm: October 30, 2019 – Noe Valley Branch

September 20, 2019

  • 4 pm: Zapotec Rugs Craft – Merced Branch

October 12, 2019

  • 2 pm: Milagros and Rain Sticks with the Museum of Craft and Design – Visitacion Valley Branch

October 30, 2019

  • 3:30 pm: Día de los Muertos Skeleton Craft – Chinatown Branch

Food Programs:

September 22, 2019

  • 3 pm: Guacamole Party – Portola Branch

October 15, 2019

  • 6 pm: We Are La Cocina: Recipes in Pursuit of the American Dream – Main Library, Latino/Hispanic Community Room

Music & Dance Performances:

September 18, 2019

  • 6 pm: Donde Esta Mi Gente? Latinx Literary Variety Show (Viva Edition) – Main Library, Latino Hispanic Community Rooms

September 28, 2019

  • 2 pm: Taller Bombalele – Main Library, Children’s General Floor Area

October 26, 2019

  • 3 pm: Latin Jazz Youth Ensemble of San Francisco – Western Addition Branch

Día de los Muertos Altar Workshop:

  • 2 pm: October 27, 2019 – Park Branch
  • 6 pm: October 30, 2019 – Excelsior
  • 3 pm: October 31, 2019 – Sunset Branch

Día de los Muertos Altar Workshop – Teens only:

November 1 & 2, 2019

  • 4 pm: Main Library, The Mix

Día de los Muertos Community Altar:

  • October 25, 2019 – November 4, 2019: Visitacion Valley Branch
  • October 26 – November 2, 2019: Bernal Heights Branch

Films:

October 1, 2019

  • 6:30 pm: La Guajira – Noe Valley Branch

October 5, 2019

  • 3 pm: Dolores: Rebel. Activist. Feminist. Mother. – Main Library, Koret Auditorium

October 5, 2019

  • 2 pm: Una Noche Sin Luna/A Moonless Night – Anza Branch
Friday, September 20, 2019
SF Hispanic Heritage Festival | 2019

On September 20, 2019 at 6:30 pm, join the Off the Wall- Gallery Talk. There will have a panel discussion with graphic and poster artists.

  • Moderator- Jesus Barraza
  • Artists – Juan Fuentes, Calixto Robles, Ali Blum, Alyssa Aviles
  • Historian – Lincoln Cushing will talk about Bay Area Chicano/Latino poster workshops that preceded and were contemporaneous with Mission Grafica

The Off the Wall Gallery Talk is in connection to the Mission Gráfica Printmaking Studio’s Off the Wall Print Sale. Prints from the Mission Gráfica archive ranging from 1973-2019 will be available for purchase. These posters embody the Latinx community’s history, culture, and struggle for self-determination, exploring still-relevant subjects such as oppression, gentrification, displacement, and immigration.

The posters will be for sale in this exhibition, and collectors will be able to buy prints and posters and take them “Off the Wall” at the time of purchase. Join us and own a piece of history from the Mission.


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Cost: FREE
Categories: Lectures & Workshops, Shopping & Fashion
Address: 2868 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA

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