• Hijos de Africa Exhibition

    • Opening Reception: Friday, February 18, 2022 from 6:30 pm to 9 pm
    • Main Gallery (2nd floor)
    • Up until February 25, 2022
    • Curator: Juan De Dios Soto

    In observation of Black history month, Musician and Artist, Juan de Dios Soto will present “Hijos de Africa” a curated multidisciplinary art exhibition that honors the legacy and cultural contributions of the African Diaspora in Latin America and the United States. “Hijos de África” will feature a diverse group of artists that explore the stories and influences of our African Ancestors through: photography, sculptures, and other visual mediums. Featuring Sady Morales, Italo Vallé, Juan de Dios Soto, and several more.

    February 18 Program

    6:30 PM to 7 PM —…

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  • Gustavo Castillo Exhibition

    • Reception: Friday, February 11, 2022 from 5:30pm to 7pm
    • Lobby (1st floor)
    • Free admission
    • Up until March 15, 2022

    Gustavo Castillo is a young Honduran self-taught artist, lover of portraits, the ballpoint pen is his most preferred medium to create elaborate pieces with a high level of detail. He began his passion for the arts from an early age, taking courses and learning on his own what his work reflects…

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    Drawing of tupac by Gustavo Castillo
  • Paseo artístico: Regalos de Amor y Arte

    • Opening Reception: Thursday, December 9, 2021 from 6pm to 8pm
    • Live Art Auction, Music and Dance Performance: Saturday, December 11, 2021 from 1pm to 6pm
    • MCCLA Main Gallery (Second floor)
    • Free admission
    • All ages

    Gifts of Love and Art
    Highlighting the spirit of Love, Art, Gifts and the Holidays, Paseo Artístico is showcasing a large gallery show and live art auction with special performances from Arenas Dance Company at Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts second floor gallery to raise funds for Paseo Artístico to continue offering free community art programs.

    View artwork at accionlatina.org/en/auction

    Auctioneer: Paul S. Flores

    Hosted by Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts.

    Bimonthly community art stroll Paseo Artístico

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  • 35th Annual Day of the Dead Exhibit: “Ni Tanto Ni Tan Muertos”

    • Reception: November 2, 2021
    • Admission $5 to $10
    • Exhibition dates: October 12 to November 19, 2021
    • Gallery Hours: Tuesday to Fri 10:30am to 7:30pm, Saturdays 10:30am to 4:30pm
    • Proof Of Covid-19 Vaccination Will Be Required.

    The Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts (MCCLA) invites the public to the 'Ni Tanto Ni Tan Muertos— Neither So Much, Nor So Dead,' 35th annual Day of the Dead exhibit and celebration. Once again, MCCLA prepares for the annual ritual; to jointly explore and reflect on the eternal, ever present cycle of Life and Death. As we slowly emerge from months of mortal pandemia, mandated lockdowns, life losses and disruptions, we confront, even more so, this human duality — the…

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    Ni Tanto Ni Tan Muertos, En Nuestra Memoria - Neither So Many, Nor So Dead, In Our Memories
  • 40th Anniversary San Francisco Lowrider Council Exhibit

    • Soft Opening: Tuesday, September 7, 2021 from 11am to 7pm
    • Grand reception opening: Saturday, September 18, 2021 from 2pm to 8pm
    • Free Admission
    • Main Gallery, Inti Raymi Gallery (Second Floor)
    • Gallery hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, 11am to 7pm

    In 1981 the San Francisco Lowrider Council was founded by Roberto Y. Hernandez to unite lowrider clubs, solo riders, and the community to organize to resist the San Francisco Police Department (SFPD) selective enforcement forbidding cruzin on Mission Street, in El Barrio De La MiSiON in San Francisco.

    The shutting down the streets, enforcing martial law, using violent aggressive force and the target arrest of young Latinos was considered racist and unconstitutional acts.

    After suffering 113 arrests and…

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    illustration of three people on a lowrider with a sign that says 'Si Se Puede!'
  • De cajón – Tocando la historia II

    • Thursday, Friday and Saturday, August 19, 20, and 21, 2021
      6:30 to 9:30pm – Exhibition, Live Music and Traditional Peruvian dance
      $12 Admission (Buy Tickets)
    • Saturday August 21 from 1pm to 5:30pm: Free admission to the exhibition.
    • All ages
    • Main Gallery and Inti Raymi Gallery (Second Floor)
    • Sale of drinks 21+

    The event, De Cajón - “Tocando la historia” will be at the MCCLA gallery, and the community is invited to come and learn about the Cajon drum, originating from the Afro-Peruvian community. This exposition will host more than 10 artists including installations, photography, audiovisual, painting and sculpture. The event will open with a reception and musical presentation with the Cajon drum by “Jaranon y…

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    De cajón – Tocando la historia II
  • 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
  • The Just In Case Woman

    • Reception: June 17-18-19, 2021, at 8 pm
    • Guided tours: Friday July 9 and 16 at 2 pm, 3 pm, and 4 pm
    • Cost: $5 (Buy Tickets)
    • Free walkings on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1 to 3 pm
    • Gallery (2nd Floor)
    • Exhibit dates: June 24 to July 17, 2021

    The Just In Case Woman is a dance installation that explores the relationship between survival and the search for safety in the 21st century. The installation is an array of chambers that will explore the changing roles, responsibilities and expectations of women in our fast paced, complex, and unsteady world. This installation invites audience members to deconstruct personal survival and the search for safety through a critical lens-- looking…

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    The Just In Case Women Exhibition
  • 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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