Fall Festival: Celebrating Latinx Heritage
Celebrate Latinx heritage at this free fall festival!
In the spirit of community and collaboration, the MFAH salutes Hispanic Heritage Month with music, art activities, games, and more for all ages.
Artists in Action
• 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Demonstration: Ceramics with Gabo Martini
• 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Weaving & Writing Together: Poet Analicia Sotelo & Artist Rebecca Braziel
• 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Inprint Poetry Buskers: Poems on Demand
Look & Listen
• Poetry Readings
• 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. MFAH Guide to Latin American & Latinx Art
• 3 p.m. & 4:30 p.m. Short Films: NYICFF ¡Viva Kid Flicks!
(New York International Children’s Film Festival) (location: Favrot Auditorium in the Glassell School of Art)
• 3 p.m. Performance: Caribbean Dance Music by Orquesta Carlos López (location: MFAH Law Building)
• 3 p.m. Performance: MECA Ballet Folklorico
• 3:30 p.m. Performance: Ambassadors International Ballet Folklorico
• 4 p.m. Music Performance: Batala Houston
• 5 p.m. Performance: La Danza Azteca
• 6 p.m. Short Films: Chulas Fronteras (Beautiful Borders) and Del Mero Corazón (Straight from the Heart)
(location: Favrot Auditorium in the Glassell School of Art; seating on a first-come, first-served basis)
• 6 p.m. Dance Performance: Raices del Peru
• 7 p.m. Participate: Salsa Dancing with Salsa Eddy
• 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Play Garden Quest III: The Legend of Stella with hang@mfah
• 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Art-Making Activities
• 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Design Activity with Houston Community College Department of Fashion Design
• 4:30 p.m. Empanadas with chef CJ Dilan of Sofrito Houston
• 5:30 p.m. Alfajores with chef Carlos Ramos of Latin Bites
• Arte Público Press, University of Houston
• Casa Ramirez
• Harris County Public Library
• Jolt Initiative, with voter registration
• MECA Houston
Drop in! All festival activities are free. Admission to the Museum is available separately, until 7 p.m. For ages 12 & younger, Museum admission is always free.