Events

Puro Corazon: The Art of Melanie Cervantes

Start date: April 5, 2018

End date: March 1, 2019

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Exhibit has been extending until Spring 2019.

The Chicano/a Studies Program, Latinx Artist-in-residence and The Center for Latino Policy Research (CLPR) at the University of California, Berkeley presents celebrated artist Melanie Cervantes’ first solo exhibition. This exhibition will be presented on the third floor of the Shorb House from Thursday, April 5th through Friday, May 11th. This exhibition continues Chicano/a Studies Program commitment to the integration of the arts to its programming and welcomes UC Berkeley alumni Melanie Cervantes to help close out the academic year with a powerful selection of over 40 prints.

Please join us at the opening reception on Thursday, April 12th from 4-7pm.

Please note the exhibited work is on the third floor of CLRP. Only the first floor of CLRP, where the reception will be, is wheelchair accessible.

Estampas Chicanas

Start date: January 17, 2019

End date: May 5, 2019

Location: McNay Art Museum, 6000 N New Braunfels Ave, San Antonio, TX 78209

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One of the great myths about such important social developments as the Chicano movement is that they are progressive on all fronts. However, many Chicanas, especially Chicana artists, have been excluded. This exhibition focuses solely on Chicana artists, many of whom have had to fight to make their voices heard. The artworks in this exhibition, all generous gifts of Harriett and Ricardo Romo, include works by Judy Baca, Melanie Cervantes, Patssi Valdez, Barbara Carrasco, Ester Hernandez, Alma Lopez, and others.

Xicanx Futurity

Start date: January 29, 2019

End date: May 5, 2019

Location: Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art , 254 Old Davis Rd, Davis, CA 95616

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Xicanx Futurity focuses on the work of five Xicana artists: Celia Herrera Rodriguez, Felicia Montes, Gina Aparicio, Gilda Posada, and Melanie Cervantes. These artists engage in an intergenerational dialogue that centers Indigenous forms of communal and hemispheric ceremony, rooted in sacred relations. Collectively, their respective artistic practices inform an emerging conceptual and aesthetic decolonial social practice within Chicana/o/x Art.

Guest Curators: Carlos Jackson, Associate Professor & Chair, Chicanx Studies, UC Davis, Maria Esther Fernandez, Chief Curator, Triton Museum of Art and Susy Zepeda, Assistant Professor Chicanx Studies, UC Davis

Corazón

Start date: February 1, 2019

End date: February 28, 2019

Location: Archival Gallery, 3223 Folsom Boulevard Sacramento, CA 95816

Royal Chicano Air Force Celebrating 49 years of serving community 

GRÁFICA AMÉRICA

Start date: March 2, 2019

End date: September 9, 2019

Location: molaa, Museum of Latin American Art, 628 Alamitos Avenue, Long Beach, CA 90802

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Global South Studies Symposium and Workshop

Start date: March 29, 2019

End date: March 30, 2019

Location: University of Virginia

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Organizer: Anne Garland Mahler, University of Virginia

This event brings together an interdisciplinary and multinational group of scholars, artists, and activists to generate dialogue on the impact of capitalist globalization on diverse spaces and peoples and the transformative futures envisioned from these spaces.

A workshop, led by directors of Global South centers, will be dedicated to the discussion of program building, curriculum, and the advancement of the field of Global South Studies.

This event is funded through the Center for Global Innovation and Inquiry, Page-Barbour Workshops, Alderman Library, Americas Center, Department of Middle Eastern & South Asian Languages & Cultures, Mcintire Department of Art, Department of Anthropology, and the Department of Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese.