Fiesta CulturalLane Arts Council is pleased to announce the third year of Fiesta Cultural,  a celebration of Latino art, culture, and heritage taking place September through December 2017.  Fiesta Cultural is a county-wide initiative to increase opportunities for integration of Latino individuals into the broader community through the arts.

If you or your organization is planning an event or exhibition between September-December 2017 that aligns with the theme, please contact us to be included as a Fiesta Cultural program.  This can include music, dance, visual arts, poetry, film, or performances produced by or involving Latino artists or Latino culture.

Information received by the deadline will be included in the Fiesta Cultural promotions, including:

  • Fiesta Cultural handbill – English on one side, Spanish on the other
  • Fiesta Cultural press release
  • Fiesta Cultural website at www.lanearts.org

Please complete the online submission form at lanearts.org/fiesta-cultural.  If you are unable to submit an online form, please contact Jessica Watson at Lane Arts Council directly at  541-485-2278 or artwalk@lanearts.org.

Submissions are due by Friday, June 15th, 2017.  Late submissions may not be included in all promotions.

 

Contact:  Jessica Watson, Lane Arts Council, 541-485-2278, artwalk@lanearts.org

 

 

 

2016 FIESTA CULTURAL EVENTS:

First Friday ArtWalk (Eugene)  |  Friday, September 2nd

Presentation of Living Threads Project by Eric Mindling  |  September 3rd 

Downtown Springfield Second Friday Art Walk  |  Friday, September 9th

2nd Saturday South Willamette Art Walk (Eugene)  |  Saturday, September 10th

El Grito  |  Thursday, September 15

More Voices, part of the 2016-2017 Windfall Reading Series  |  Tuesday, September 20th

Public Talk by Flordemayo ‘Seed’ Grandmother, a Mayan Elder and one of 13 Indigenous Grandmothers  |  Saturday, September 24th

Last Friday Art Walk (Cottage Grove)  |  Friday, September 30th

Eugene Last Friday ArtWalk in the Whiteaker Neighborhood  |  Friday, September 30th

Mijita Fridita – A Performance by Milagro Theater  |  Saturday, October 1st 

Ballet Folklórico Tlanese  |  Sunday, October 9th

Cuentos y Canciones  |  Every Saturday at 11:15 am at the Bethel Branch of the Eugene Public Library, 1990 Echo Hollow Road

Cuentos Bilingües  |  Every Saturday  at  11:00am at the Springfield Public Library, 225 5th St, Springfield

 

ART EXHIBITS:

  • Cuba Ocho, September 17, 2016 – February 19, 2017, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art
  • Living Threads, Photographs by Eric Mindling, September 2-30, Broadway Commerce Center lobby, 44 W Broadway, Eugene
  • Sacred Seeds, September 2-30, 2nd floor of the Broadway Commerce Center lobby, 44 W Broadway, Eugene