Estamos Aqui, is a vivid and compelling collection of contemporary prints, by Mexican-American and Latino artists, featuring brilliant colors and sometimes startling imagery. The artwork featured in this extraordinary exhibit, invites the audience to ask questions about the nature of the cross-cultural exchange leading the artists to find their voices, and express themselves through this specialized silkscreen print technique. Speaking from the Latino/Chicano perspective, many of these artists share their personal experiences, celebrations, sorrows, challenges and popular culture through these impressive works.
This traveling Exhibit, organized by the University of Arkansas, Little Rock, and Mid-America Arts Alliance-ExhibitsUSA, http://www.eusa.org/
The serigraphs, created by 40 different artists, will be on display in the Touhey Gallery at the Kenosha Public Museums April 5th through May 25th, 2014.
Be sure to watch for the following companion programs in conjunction with the Estamos Aqui exhibit.
Sunday, April 6 • 1-4 PM
¡Vamos a celebrar! Celebrate Mexican heritage! Learn about different cultural
traditions. Make Mexican musical instruments, clothespin dolls and even homemade salsa!
PERUVIAN CUISINE Class #0620378203
$25 ($20 FOM) Sunday, May 4 (1 day) 1:30-3:30 pm
As part of the immigrant experience, many new foods with different vegetables, fruits, meats, herbs and spices have been introduced to the American palette. Let new Peruvian immigrant Victor Olano introduce you to some of his native foods.
Kenosha's My New Home: THE IMMIGRANT EXPERIENCE
Saturday, April 12 • 2 pm • Kenosha Public Museum
The Kenosha Literacy Council helps students from 39 countries throughout Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa and the Americas read, write and speak in English to be active participants in our community. The immigrant experience is very much a part of their personal story. Hear their stories of leaving their home countries and living in the united States and Kenosha.
Kenosha Public Museum
5500 First Avenue
Kenosha, WI 53140
For more information call (262) 653-4140
Youtube.com 3 museum video https://www.youtube.com/