• De Cajón: Tocando la Historia

    • Opening: Friday, June 7, 2019
    • From 6 PM to 10 PM
    • Main Gallery (2nd Floor)
    • $15 Admission
    • Runs through: June 13, 2019

    The community is invited to a special exhibition, reception, and musical performance around the Cajón drum! Featuring more than 10 artists and directed by Juan de Diós Soto, this exhibition includes installations, photography, audiovisual media, painting, and sculpture about Cajón, which originates from the Afro-Peruvian community.

    The event will open with a reception and musical presentation with the Cajón drum by Afro-Peruvian music and dance company "Jaranon y Bochinche".

    • Gallery hours: Tuesday to Saturday
    • 10 AM to 5 PM

    Reception: Photo Gallery

    Organización

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    De Cajón Tocando La Historia Exhibition
  • Jagah // Jadoo

    • Opening: Friday, May 17, 2019
    • From 6 PM to 9 PM
    • Main Gallery (2nd Floor)
    • Runs from May 13 to May 25, 2019

    Curated by Natasha Dangond, Vasudhaa Narayanan, Madhvi Trivedi-Pathak, and Shannon Prasad.

    Jagah // Jadoo (Magic Place) creates an opportunity for artists to reimagine narratives that have been erased by collective hxstories of colonization. Through music, dance, and visual art, the evening long showcase followed by a three weeklong exhibition, aims to cultivate and claim a space for South Asian artists across disciplines, identities, and geographies, in one magic place.

    Jagah's focus is to weave together themes of geography, sense of belonging, and nonlinear diasporic experiences. The Sanskrit word translating to "place" is the manifestation…

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    Jagah Jadoo: Magic Place
  • Sólo Mujeres: Rebozos Mexicanos

    • Opening: Friday, March 15, 2019
    • From 6:30 PM to 9 PM
    • Main Gallery (2nd Floor)
    • $5 Admission
    • Runs through: April 27, 2019

    Guest curator: Veronica Solis.

    Textiles have traditionally been associated with women throughout time and have undergone many changes that adapt to them. Textiles have long been compartmentalized within the domestic realm, so visibility of textiles in male-dominated art institutions have been minimal. In commemoration of women’s contribution to the art of textiles, we present our 32nd Sólo Mujeres exhibition, Rebozos Mexicanos, at Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts main gallery.

    The Mexican “rebozo” (shawl) in particular has become an emblematic piece that emerged as a cultural symbol recognized not only in Mexico but…

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    Rebozos Mexicanos 32nd Sólo Mujeres Exhibition
  • Mission Gráfica Exhibition & Print Sale

    • Opening: Friday, March 15, 2019
    • From 6:30 PM to 9 PM
    • Inti Raymi Gallery (2nd Floor)
    • $5 Admission
    • Runs through: April 27, 2019

    For 40 years Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts has supported the advancement of women artists by promoting their voices through the arts.

    In celebration of International Women’s Day and Solo Mujeres, Mission Gráfica Printmaking Studio presents a selection of prints and posters for sale, made by women or about women, that were produced at Mission Gráfica.

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    Mission Gráfica Print Sale
  • Rostros de Mujer (Faces of Woman)

    • Opening: Tuesday, March 7, 2019
    • From 6:30 PM to 9 PM
    • Ch'in Kana Gallery (3rd Floor)
    • Free Admission
    • Runs through: May 24, 2019

    The invited artists celebrate the strength, influence, and creativity of women through their art, sharing a complimentary of inspiration.

    Women in the arts have always played a pivotal role in shaping new meaning, whether in painting, music, sculpture, theater, or etc. Either as a subject or as an observer, women are a reminder of the great creative spirit.

    Dulce Lopez, Jhovany de la Ala, Roberto Marosi, give us part of their work of how they capture women in their expression and translate them, women musicians, women artists, and women in their own words.

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    Faces of Women Rostros de Mujer
  • Postcolonial Revenge: Exhibition

    • Opening: Friday, January 18, 2019
    • From 6:30 PM to 9 PM
    • Main Gallery (2nd Floor)
    • $5 Admission
    • Runs through: February 22, 2019

    Postcolonial Revenge is an exhibition that centers rage, justice and collective healing from intergenerational traumas. This exhibition investigates how rage can shape hope, inform action, and build intergenerational resistance.

    Revenge is defined as the “satisfaction obtained by repaying an injury or wrong” or “an opportunity for retaliation; a chance to win after an earlier defeat.” The field of Postcolonial studies emerged as a way to bring forward voices and T/truths that were hidden from master narratives. Postcolonial studies have allowed us to see that Western empires built their foundations on the labor, exploitation, and stealing…

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    Postcolonial Revenge Exhibition
  • Mission Gráfica Archive: Print Sale

    • Opening: Friday, January 18, 2019
    • From 6:30 PM to 9 PM
    • Inti-Raymi Gallery (2nd Floor)
    • Runs through: Friday, February 22, 2019

    For forty 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 prints on view in the Inti-Raymi Gallery reflect the community’s desire for social and economic justice on such issues as immigration, displacement, and Third World freedom…

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    Mission Grafica Print Sale
  • Los Tres de La Mission

    • Opening: Thursday, January 10, 2019
    • From 6:30 PM to 9 PM
    • Ch'in Kana Gallery (3rd Floor)
    • Free Admission
    • Runs through: February 13, 2019

    Through forgotten objects, this exhibition tells us a story where philosophers, artists and social situations converge and emerge. Curated by Victor Navarrete, with paintings by Martin Revolo and Antonio…

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    Los Tres de la Mission Exhibition
  • Between Life And Death

    • Opening: Thursday, November 8, 2018
    • From 6:30 PM to 9 PM
    • Ch'in Kana Gallery (3rd Floor)
    • Free Admission
    • Runs through: December 13, 2019

    Between Life and Death: Day of the Dead is a photo exhibition by Harvey Castro that brings the focus back to the people that live the traditions of Dia de Muertos (Day of the Dead). In this ongoing project, Harvey Castro visits and documents how people in different regions of Mexico celebrate this special tradition with their families and community as a…

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    Harvey Castro Between Life and Death