• Regreso de La Gráfica: Open Mic & Exhibit

    • Friday July 23, 2021
    • 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm
    • Free Admission
    • Inti Raymi Gallery (2nd Floor)
    • In-person Event
    • Open to public until August 14, 2021

    Mission Gráfica welcomes you after many months of closure.

    For 40 years, Mission Gráfica Printmaking Studio has proven itself to be a creative haven for individuals to explore the practices of printmaking in a community-based and affordable studio space that stands out as one of the last grassroots art spaces in San Francisco.

    The event will consist of a gallery exhibit of our collection as well as inviting the public to a night of Open Mic (we want you to be inspired by the art! come and share some poetry, spoken…

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    Mission Grafica Regreso de la Grafica Open Mic and Exhibit
  • Corazón Abierto Open House

    • Saturday, June 26, 2021
    • 11 am to 5:30 pm
    • Lobby, Theater, and outside
    • Free (Registration required for classes)

    The Mission Cultural Center For Latino Arts is proud to announce we are opening to the public again!

    Join us for this special open house and take part in our programming. There will be activities for everyone in the family to participate.

    Bienvenidos a el corazón del barrio!!!


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    Corazón Abierto
  • Shamanes en la ciudad – Video Documentary

    This June 18th Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts welcomes you to the opening premiere of our new film production: ”Shamanes en la Ciudad”. The documentary reveals the unforgettable journey of three spiritual iconic characters of the Mission district. The documentary narrates the story leading a path to inner reconciliation.

    Come be a part of these unforgettable stories of ancestral traditional ceremonies in a city setting, where we will tune out the noise and have a special blessing with the spiritual teacher Concha Saucedo. Celebrate our opening as these characters have discovered new dimensions within nature and passed traditions, ceremonies,…

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    Shamanes en la ciudad
  • Paseo Artístico: “El Fénix de la Misión” (Auction and Art Walk)

    • Lobby (1st floor)
    • Free admission
    • In-person opening and artwalk: Friday, June 4, 2021 at 6 pm
    • Online auction and performances: Saturday, June 12 from 2 to 5 pm (Register to bid and view artwork here.)
    • Open to the public June 4 to June 18, Tuesday through Friday, 11 am to 5 pm

    In recognition of the resilience of the Latinx community to re-emerge stronger after the pandemic like a phoenix, Paseo Artístico is reigniting the Calle 24 Latino Cultural District with an in-person gallery artwalk at six participating art galleries and cultural venues and a Live Online Art Auction to raise funds for Paseo Artístico to continue offering free community art programs.

    The Mission…

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  • Memorias de Carnaval

    For the past 24 years, San Francisco Carnaval has brought together the Latino communities. Mission Cultural Center is honored to present a series of videos reminiscing the last years of choreographies, costumes, artists and floats! Walk by our lobby and be delighted by 24 years of sweet memories of…

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    Memorias de Carnaval
  • Desde La Cueva Del Jaguar: Canciónes en tiempos de Covid

    During the pandemic, Miguelito Martinez and Luna Alonso Glasner found the perfect balance when creating music together. With time, they decided to name this project "Canciónes en épocas de covid".

    The duo and rearranges some popular songs of their favorite composers: Ruben Blades, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Tomas Mendez, and experiments with the genres. While listening to their songs, yo can enjoy a salsa that has been converted into a blues, a rock song into a bolero, a pop song into an Afro-Cuban genre, everything subtly crafted without losing the essence that makes them so unique.

    In this intimate concert, you will…

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    Canciones en tiempos de covid
  • Board of Directors Public Comment Meeting

    • Wednesday April 21, 2021
    • 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
    • Live on Facebook

    Join us in this space, where we will talk about MCCLA activities and more, meet our board members!

    Everyone is welcome at our public comment meeting! This is your opportunity to meet our board members and learn about our new 2021 programming, activities, upcoming events, and special projects.

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

    Todos están bienvenidos!

    Participate via Eventbrite!


    • Board Chair's Report
    • Executive Director's Report
    • Public Comment Time

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    Public Comment Meeting
  • Luna Negra Online Concert

    • Friday, March 19, 2021
    • From 6 pm to 7 pm
    • Free online event!
    • Live on our Facebook and YouTube!

    Desde la cueva del Jaguar!!

    MCCLA presents for the 15th consecutive year LUNA NEGRA, a night of music and women artists! Come and receive the energy of the moon with us!

    Special guests: Las Hermanas Gallagirls!

    About the Artists

    Well, we have been singing together from the start. Our mother and father have been important musical influences in our lives and have passed on the gift of a deep love for song, the search for harmony, and the ongoing pursuit of music in our lives. We spent our childhood in Costa Rica. This part of…

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    The Gallagirls
  • El vuelo de las letras (Mes Internacional de la Mujer)

    • Thursday, March 18, 2021
    • From 6:30 pm to 7pm
    • Free online event!
    • Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and KPOO 89.5 Radio!
    • A Collaboration with Pájaro Latinoamericano KPOO 89.5 FM by Chelis Lopez.

    Event in Spanish. Evento en español.

    El vuelo de las letras es un espacio para la literatura en español, personajes activos del género de Novela, Filosofía, Arte, Teatro y más, que estén envueltos en el vasto mundo de la palabra escrita. Acompañanos en este viaje de aprendizaje junto con nuestra entrevistadora Cheliz Lopez, radio locutora y periodista activa de nuestra comunidad, luchadora de la preservación de las artes y culturas Latinas por más de 20 años en el arte de la Bahía.

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    El Vuelo de las Letras