TMA Hosts Hispanic Awareness Month Activities

Posted Sep 27th, 2010 by Teri Sharp  Category: Arts & Entertainment,


TOLEDO, OHIO–The unveiling of a mural painted by members of the local Latino community and an evening of entertainment on Oct. 22 are among activities the Toledo Museum of Art has planned in conjunction with Adelante, The Latino Resource Center in observance of Hispanic Heritage Month. The free events include:

Perrysburg Heights Photography
Oct. 1–31, Community Galleries
Given a one-time-use camera, teens from the Perrysburg Heights Community Center were encouraged to take photographs from their lives. The budding photographers were instructed in composition, light, subject matter and theme.

La Maravilla: Celebrating Hispanic/Latino Culture
Oct. 22: 7–10 p.m., various locations at the Toledo Museum of Art
Enjoy a family-oriented evening of music, a dance performance by Ballet Folklorico Imagenese Mexicanas, hands-on activities, tasty treats and cash bar. The opening reception of the Hispanic/Latino Invitational and Mural exhibitions presented in partnership with Adelante, The Latino Resource Center takes place from 6–8 p.m. in the Community Galleries.

Hispanic/Latino Invitational Exhibition
Oct. 22–Nov. 28, Community Galleries
Area Hispanic artists display their work in this invitational exhibition. Media and styles differ, but a common culture ties them together. The artists include: Jorge Gallardo, Dan Hernandez, Connie Eason, Lisa Barroso Wahl, Arturo Rodriguez, Belen Antola, Veronica Englert, Hector Ramirez, Emanual (Manny) Enriquez and Robert Garcia.

Hispanic/Latino Mural
Oct. 22–Nov. 28, Community Galleries
See the new mural painted by various groups within Adelante, The Latino Resource Center.

Admission to the Museum is free. The Museum is open Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Friday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 6 p.m.; closed Mondays and major holidays. Friday evening hours are made possible with support from Fifth Third Bank.

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