This Hispanic Heritage Month we celebrate the contribution of Latino communities to the culture of the United States. From September 15 to October 15, we invite you to celebrate with us through various activities especially focused on many traditions brought to the U.S. from Latin America.
Check out this calendar and don’t miss out on the opportunity to commemorate Hispanic Heritage Month!
- Hispanics in STEM exhibition (DeLaMare Science and Engineering Library (9/15–10/15)
- Café y Conversa (Reynolds School of Journalism Linn Reading Room at UNR, every Wednesday at 2 p.m.)
- En Medio: Senses of Migrations (The Lilley Art Museum, now until January 2022)
- Nuwave Mayan Ancestros: Ruby Barrientos Art Exhibition (Reno City Hall, Metro Gallery, 9/13–11/26)
- Latino Student Advisory Board Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Poster Session (The Joe Crowley Student Union (JCSU), 3rd Floor, 9/15–10/15)
- Tu Bienvenida: Ceremony to welcome new Latinx faculty, staff and students (JCSU Gateway Plaza, 4:30 p.m.)
- En Medio/In-Between: Conversation with Dr. Sayak Valencia and Xandra Ibarra (The Lilley Art Museum and streaming, 6:00 pm)
- Juan Del Grito: music, traditional dance and tacos. (1601 Vassar St., 6 p.m. a 8 p.m.)
- 2021 Pulitzer Prize Winner in Photography Marcio José Sánchez (JCSU Great Room, 11 a.m.)
- Exhibit and Lecture: Artist Ivette Valenzuela (Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center (MIKC), Breezeway and Nook on second floor, 1 p.m.)
- Lowrider display (JCSU Gateway Plaza, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.)
- Immigrants Get the Job Done: Northern Nevada International Center reception to share New American Economy research report on the contributions immigrants make to Nevada (The Lilley Art Museum, 6 p.m.)
- Camila, Luz Tour (Grand Sierra Resort and Casino, 8 p.m.)
- “Fiesta de la Independencia” Midtown block party (5 p.m.)
- Fiesta on Wells (Wells Avenue, 11 a.m. until 5 p.m.)
- Latinx Research Panel: Drs. Tania Leal, Elizabeth Villalobos, and Mariana-Cecilia Velázquez (Virtual, 11:30 am)
- What is Latinx identity panel? A focus on immigration. With panelists: Mayra Sierra-Ruiz and Drs. Lorraine Benuto, Sandra Rodríguez, Karla Hernández, Prisca Gayles, and Eloísa Gordon-Mora discuss gender, race, ethnicity, immigration, and other topics (Virtual, Zoom, 3:30 p.m.)
- Selena The Premier Tribute (Nugget Casino Resort, 8 p.m.)
- UNR’s Core Humanities Speaker Series presents: “Transgender Transformistas: Gender Performance and Sexual Subjectivity in Cuba,” with Dr. M. Leslie Santana (at 5:30 p.m., Zoom, https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81653963289)
- Julio Salgado Talk: Art and Activism in Times of Crisis (JCSU Theatre and via streaming, 5:30 pm)
- Julio Salgado Workshop: Behind the Image (JCSU Great Room and via streaming, 1 p.m.)
- Grupo Firme (Greater Nevada Field, 8 p.m.)
- Arts For The Schools Mexican Heritage Festival, will be the first of its kind ever-held in Truckee, and include live performances; arts and crafts; food and games. Masks required. Space is Limited to 500. Free to all. (Truckee Regional Park Amphitheater, Noon to 8 p.m.)
- Zoé (Grand Sierra Resort and Casino, (8 p.m.)
- Latinos (Mis)Representation in Media (Reno City Hall Council Chambers, 4 p.m.)
- Nuwave Mayan Ancestros: Art reception with Ruby Barrientos (Reno City Hall, Metro Gallery, 5 p.m.)
- LatinXpressions II, Carson City Symphony Concert (Carson City Community Center, 4 p.m.) Tickets here
Is there any event that you think is missing? Send us a message us via Facebook!
*This calendar will be updated with more events as we learn of them.