• Community Meet & Greet

    • Wednesday, April 17, 2019
    • From 6:30 PM to 8 PM
    • Main gallery (2nd Floor)
    • Free Admission

    Everyone is welcome at our first community meeting of 2019! This is your opportunity to meet our board members and staff, and learn about our programming, activities, upcoming events, and special projects for the year.

    You will also get to share your ideas, comments, and suggestions, and explore volunteering…

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    Community Meet and Greet
  • Paseo Artístico: La Voz Del Pueblo • The People’s Voice

    • Saturday, April 13, 2019
    • From 1 PM to 5 PM
    • Studio D (3rd Floor)
    • Theatre (1st Floor)
    • Free Admission

    This month's Paseo Artístico will connect the fight for justice, labor and immigrant rights with poetry, music, and visual artists whose work reflects solidarity with social movements.

    Join us from 1 PM to 3 PM in Studio D for a clay sculpture class and workshop with Alejandro Meza! And stay from 3:30 PM to 5 PM in the Theatre for a Word Jazz Poets & Musicians Jam featuring poets Thea Matthews, Paul S. Flores, and Tongo-Eisen Martin performing with the Marcus Shelby Jazz…

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    Paseo Artístico The People's Voice
  • Luna Negra: Unidad A Través de la Mujer

    • Friday, April 12, 2019
    • From 6:30 PM to 9 PM
    • Theatre (1st Floor)
    • $15 Admission

    MCCLA presents the 14th Luna Negra: Unidad A Través de la Mujer • Unity Through Women - a night of poetry and musical awakening, featuring artists Diana Gameros, Leticia Hernandez, La Doña, and Tres Lunas! Come celebrate, and receive the energy of the moon with us!

    Special Guest: Adrian Arias.

    Program:
    6:30 pm - Reception @ Lobby
    6:50 pm - Open Doors @ The Theater
    Special - Presentation Adrian Arias
    7:00 pm - Presentation of agenda Luna Negra by Chelitz López
    7:10 pm - Leticia Hernandez, Poetry
    7:35 pm - Diana Gameros, Alternative Latin
    8:05…

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    Luna Negra Unidad A Través de la Mujer
  • Tertulias Literarias: El Héroe Discreto

    • Thursday, April 4, 2019
    • From 7 PM to 8:30 PM
    • La Salita (2nd floor)
    • Free Admission

    In coordination with the Public Library of San Francisco, MCCLA presents a book club for the community.

    Book of the month: El Héroe Discreto by Mario Vargas Llosa. (Reading in Spanish)

    For more information please contact Ramon Hernandez at Ramon.Hernandez@sfpl.org or call…

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    El Héroe Discreto Mario Vargas Llosa Tertulias Literarias
  • Cine Con Cultura: Tomorrow

    • Wednesday, March 20, 2019
    • From 7 to 9 PM
    • Theater (1st floor)
    • $7 Admission
    • Ages 18 and up

    We need a new direction, objective... a new dream! "Tomorrow" sets out to showcase alternative and creative ways of viewing agriculture, economics, energy, and education. It offers constructive solutions to act on a local level to make a difference on a global level.

    Spanish language movie with subtitles in…

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    Cine Con Cultura Tomorrow: Take Concrete Steps to A Sustainable Future
  • Tertulias Literarias: Ensayo sobre la ceguera

    • Thursday, March 7, 2019
    • From 7 to 8:30 PM
    • La Salita (2nd floor)
    • Free Admission

    In coordination with the Public Library of San Francisco, MCCLA presents a book club for the community.

    Book of the month: Ensayo sobre la ceguera by Jose Saramago. (Reading in Spanish)

    For more information please contact Ramon Hernandez at Ramon.Hernandez@sfpl.org or call…

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    Ensayo sobre la ceguera. Jose Saramago Tertulias Literarias
  • Cine Con Cultura: La Educación Prohibida

    • Wednesday, February 20, 2019
    • From 7 to 9 PM
    • Theater (1st floor)
    • $7 Admission
    • Ages 18 and up

    Directed by German Doin, La Educación Prohibida (The Forbidden Education) documents diverse alternative education practices and unconventional schools in Latin America and Spain and includes educational approaches such as popular education, Montessori, progressive education, Waldorf, homeschooling.

    Spanish language movie with subtitles in…

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    Cine Con Cultura La Educación Prohibida
  • Paseo Artístico: Amor Por El Barrio

    • Saturday, February 9, 2019
    • 1 to 5:30pm
    • Theatre (1st Floor) & Studio D (3rd Floor)
    • Free Admission

    Paseo Artistico is a space for art and culture in the Mission. This month's theme is Amor por el Barrio (Love for the Neighborhood).

    Join us from 1 to 3pm in Studio D for a watercolor workshop with Dulce Lopez.
    Live music and poetry in the theatre from 4 to 5:30…

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    Paseo Artistico Free Community Art Stroll. Love For The Neighborhood Amor Por El Barrio
  • Corazón del Barrio: MCCLA Open House

    • Saturday February 9, 2019
    • 10 am to 5:30 pm
    • FREE Admission!

    MCCLA offers free classes, printmaking workshops, gallery entrance, and live entertainment during its annual Open House "Corazón del Barrio." Save the date!

    Scheduled Events & Classes

    10:00 am to 11:15 am • MCCLA Carnaval Choreography
    Lydia Soto and Juan de Dios • Studio B

    11:30 am to 12:30 pm • Mixtiso
    Vanessa Mosqueda • Studio A

    12:00 pm to 2:00 pm • Mission Gráfica
    Marsha Shaw • Lobby

    12:00 pm to 12:45 pm • Orquesta del Barrio
    Suzanne Cortez • Outside

    12:15 pm to 1:30 pm • Fogo Na'Roupa Percussion
    Jose Rivera • Studio E

    12:45 pm to 2:45 pm • DJ…

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    Corazon Del Barrio MCCLA Open House 2019