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Lane Arts Council is pleased to announce the fourth year of Fiesta Cultural,  a celebration of Latino art, culture, and heritage taking place September through December 2018.  Fiesta Cultural is a county-wide initiative to increase opportunities for integration of Latino individuals into the broader community through the arts.  The kick-off event will be September 7th in Kesey Square, in partnership with the City of Eugene.

If you or your organization is planning an event or exhibition between September-December 2018 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 (below).  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 Tuesday, July 17, 2018.  Late submissions may not be included in all promotions.


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

Previous 2017 Fiesta Cultural events:

  • First Friday ArtWalk
  • Omar Rojas: Son Jarocho Music & Dance
  • Fiesta Cultural on the South Willamette
  • Sounds of the Past: Music of Ancient Mexico
  • Cottage Grove Art Walk
  • From the Front Lines: A Conversation with Maria Hinojosa
  • Show: Brazilian Capoeira
  • Family Fun: El Taller de Son Jarocho
  • Make it! Skull Crafts for Day of the Dead
  • Play: Tomás & the Library Lady
  • Teatro Milagro presents Mijita Fridita
  • Textile Traditions of Southern Mexico
  • Day of the Dead Celebration, Springfield Public Library
  • Public Talk: Jose Antonio Vargas
  • Day of the Dead Celebration at Downtown Languages
  • Day of the Dead Celebration at Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art
  • Family Fun: Ballet Folklórico Alma de México
  • Mexican Revolution Day – Los Últimos Zapatistas Héroes Olvidados
  • Noche de Música Latinx
  • Noche Latinx
  • Fiesta Navideña (Christmas Party)
  • Club de Arte para Mamás (Art Club for Moms)
  • El Taller de Son Jarocho (Workshop)
  • Cuentos Bilingües (Bilingual Stories)
  • Cuentos y Canciones (Storytime in Spanish)


Previous 2017 Fiesta Cultural art exhibits:

  • Una Mirada De México, Photography Exhibit
  • Cuba Ocho
  • Diálogos
  • Danzas de la memoria, Photography by Maricela Figueroa Zamilpa; Tradiciones, de Morelos, en tu mano, Photography by Mary Lule
  • Honoring the Ancient Tradition of Día de los Muertos, by Marco Elliott
  • 24th Annual Día de los Muertos Exhibit
  • Mírame Bien: Portraits of Mexico by Manuel Álvarez Bravo, Paul Strand, and Edward Weston
  • Latin American Children Art Exhibit



Special thanks to our sponsors National Endowment for the Arts, City of Eugene Cultural Services & EUGfun!, Oregon Arts Commission, Law Offices of Lourdes Sánchez, Valle-Wuite Family, Radio Unica, LA QUE BUENA 97.7, Oregon Community Foundation, KLCC, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, and Oregon Contemporary Theatre, and our partners Centro Latino Americano, Downtown Languages, Eugene ArteLatino, Salseros Dance Company, Huerto de la Familia, and LULAC of Lane County.