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Celebrating Latin American Arts & Culture


Latin American Arts and Culture

To kick off Hispanic Heritage Month, the Orange County Regional History Center is hosting a celebration of Latin American arts and culture during Smithsonian Museum Day. Central Florida artists representing several Latin American countries will be displaying and selling their artwork. You can meet the artists and see live painting demonstrations between 10am and 2pm.

Additionally, this Fall the History Center is getting musical as they highlight their latest special exhibition, Figurehead: Music & Mayhem in Orlando’s Underground. On Smithsonian Museum Day, the History Center is excited to feature heritage performances celebrating the import role of music and dance in diverse Latin American cultures. Guest can also enjoy Latin American music-themed crafts and activities for all ages throughout the day. This program is presented in partnership with ‘Casa de Artes, Bienestar, Educación, Turismo, Cultura, Artesanías y Literatura (CABETCAL)’ by Beatriz Andrekovich.

Admission is free all day with a Smithsonian Museum Day ticket. To receive free admission, guests must present an official Museum Day ticket, which provides general admission for the ticket holder plus one guest. Tickets will be available to download on Monday, August 15, 2022. Artist displays are available from 10am-2pm. Crafts and activities are available form 10am-3pm. This program is funded in part through a Florida Humanities Community Project Grant in partnership with the Historical Society of Central Florida.

Events Details:

Date/time: September 17 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm


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Event Fee:

Free

Event Type:

In-person

Event Contact:

Event Contact:

Katie Kelley
Phone:
(407) 836-8580

Event Venue:

Orange County Regional History Center
65 E Central Ave
Orlando, FL 32801 United States
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Phone:
(407) 836-8580



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