Tacoma Art Museum has partnered with Centro Latino, University of Puget Sound, and Pacific Lutheran University for Latino Americans: 500 Years of History, a public programming initiative from the American Library Association and National Endowment for the Humanities.   Over the course of 12 months, we have put together a series of six free programs, from film screenings to festivals.

Latin Arts Festival

Sunday, August 16 from 10 am–6 pm
Held at People’s Park Tacoma (map)

This family-oriented event will welcome Puget Sound area residents, state, national and international visitors to experience Latin culture and traditions of the Americas.    More info

1st Annual Cesar Chavez & Dolores Huerta Latino Studies Lecture

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 at 6 pm
Held at Pacific Lutheran University, Anderson University Center in the Chris Knutzen Hall

Universities and community organizations across the nation have joined together to celebrate and promote the untold stories of Latino/as in the United States. Including: film screening, discussion, and lecture. More info

11th Annual Dia de los Muertos Community Festival

Sunday, November 1, 2015 from 10 am–4 pm
Held at  Tacoma Art Museum

See community altars honoring loved ones, listen to lively mariachi music, and leave your own creative mark. More info

Western Arts Festival and Latino Leatherworking Demonstration

Sunday, February 28 from 10 am–4 pm
Held at Tacoma Art Museum

More info coming soon…

Looking Back and Moving Forward: La Lucha Continues

Thursday, March 31, 2016 at 6 pm
Held at  University of Puget Sound, Tahoma Room

Film screening and discussion.  More info coming soon…

Cinco de Mayo Celebration

Thursday, May 5, 2016 at 6 pm
Held at Centro Latino

Film screening, discussion, and party. More info coming soon…