Events

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Expressión de Arte

October 10- November 14, 2021

The Sunderland Gallery, on the St. Cecilia Campus, presents a Latino Art Exhibit, featuring many of Nebraska's Latin artists, whose art will be shown along side of works created by Mexican Masters such as Josefina Aguilar and Pablo Nicolas. Curated by Linda and José García

3900 Webster St, Omaha, NE 68131 • Hours: Tuesday-Sunday, noon-4 p.m. CLOSED ON MONDAYS.

Watch: Moving Forward: Expressión de Arte exhibit welcomed by Archdiocese of Omaha

Celebrating the Life and Influence of Frida Kahlo

October 14- December 16, 2021

In the Hillmer Art Gallery at the College of Saint Mary, celebrating and paying tribute

to Frida and Dia de Muertos.  Featuring art by: Pamela Berry, Candie Blanchard, Kitty Brougham,

Julia Carrillo, Andrew Lindgren, Claire Morgan Caswell, Carol Fettin, Linda M. Garcia Perez,

Deb McColley, Dorothy Tuma, Roxanne Wach, Bonnie Cosentino Welsch, 

and Jose Francisco Garcia has done a community Ofrenda.

7000 Mercy Rd, Omaha, NE 68106

Gallery Poetry:

Fernando Montejano

October 22, 2021 • 5pm 

Sunderland Gallery, St. Cecilia Campus • 3900 Webster St, Omaha, NE 68131

Join us for poetry, cookies, and beautiful art as CAP invites poet, Fernando Montejano, to perform in the Sunderland gallery. Fernando has been writing and performing in Omaha since 2010, his senior year in high school. Fernando has been invited to read at events hosted by organizations like The Boys and Girls Club, NAMI, and, of course, The Nebraska Writers Collective. During the day, Fernando works at a school for high risk youth with developmental disabilities and coaches poetry after school for Louder Than A Bomb. 

Linda GarcÍa Storytelling

• Sunday, October 24 1–3pm (at the top of the hour)

Nebraska History Museum • 131 Centennial Mall N, Lincoln, NE 68508

• Friday, October 29 ⋅ 11am – 12pm

Omaha Children's Museum  • 500 S 20th St, Omaha, NE 68102, USA

Linda says, "My stories are family friendly, with a sprinkle of Spanish words.

Stories are from Mexico, Latin America, New Mexico, and Texas!"

Watch:  Omaha Children's Museum holds Dia de Muertos events. 

Culture and Tradition of DÍa de Muertos OfrendaS

October 31, 2021 • 12:30pm

Nash Chapel, St. Cecilia Campus • 3900 Webster St, Omaha, NE 68131

Join us as José García discusses the Culture and Tradition of Día de Muertos Ofrendas, Sunday, October 31, 12:30 pm, at the Nash Chapel, where we've

set up beautiful Ofrendas for our community. Bring copies of photos of your Dearly Departed to be a part of the Ofrenda.

Read:  Día de los Muertos Can Help Omaha Grieve

Tequila Culture

from Pre-Columbian Ceremonies

to Today’s Cocktail Hour

November 5, 2021 • 6pm

Sunderland Gallery, St. Cecilia Campus • 3900 Webster St, Omaha, NE 68131

Jose García hosts a First Friday presentation exploring the history of tequila culture, beginning with the beverage’s use in pre-Columbian ceremonies. This event will be part of CAP’s monthly First Friday series, in which visitors can

view the art on display in the Sunderland Gallery and enjoy wine and snacks.