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Published: 02/08/2011
Dr. Shelle Sanchez NHCC Education Director (505) 246-2261 x 167

Women & Creativity 2011: Celebrating our creative community

When: March 1 – 31, 2011
Where: National Hispanic Cultural Center and Venues throughout Albuquerque and Santa Fe
Price: Event prices vary. Call the NHCC at 246-2261 or visit  
ALBUQUERQUE, NM – In celebration of International Women’s Day (March 8th) and Women’s History Month, the National Hispanic Cultural Center (NHCC), Creative Albuquerque, and more than 25 community partners present Women & Creativity, a month of diverse programming celebrating creativity and entrepreneurship in all forms. Women & Creativity 2011 features the work of more than 125 creative women and invites participation in more than 85 events at venues throughout Albuquerque and Santa Fe.

The NHCC, in collaboration with local partnering businesses and arts organizations, will organize and host the 6th annual Women & Creativity Celebration. The month features hands-on art workshops, dance classes, performances, exhibit openings, poetry readings, lectures, and panel discussions on topics such as social action, art and feminism, and “art in our lives.” This celebration encourages participants to explore their own creativity and honor and celebrate the creativity of others.

This year’s presenting partners with the National Hispanic Cultural Center and Creative Albuquerque include: 516 Arts, Against the Grain, Albuquerque Museum, Art of the Song, ArtStreet, Diva D’Luxe, Dreaming Arts Studio, Encaustic Art Institute, Explora, Flourish Learning, Guiterrez Hubble House, Hispanic Women’s Council, Instituto Cervantes, Keshet Dance Company, Las Meganenas, La Parada Mercantile, Littleglobe, Inc., One Million Bones, Pandemonium and the Odara Dancers Ensemble, Petroglyph Ensemble, School for Advanced Research on the Human Experience, Self Serve, SweaterGirls, UNM Women’s Resource Center, Working Classroom and VSA North Fourth Art Center.
For schedule of events, please view the following PDF: /!UserFiles/WomenandCreativitySchedule.pdf
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