Why the Immigrants Come: Contemporary Maya Paintings and Textiles from Guatemala

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We are proud to have guest curators Rita Moran and Maureen Bourbin for our fall exhibition:

Why the Immigrants Come: Contemporary Maya Paintings and Textiles from Guatemala
August 19 to December 13, 2019
City College of San Francisco
Ocean Campus
Rosenberg Library, 2nd Floor Atrium Gallery
50 Frida Kahlo Way
San Francisco, CA

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Reception with artist Paula Nicho Cúmez
September 18, 2019
Wednesday, 4:00 to 8:00 PM
City College of San Francisco
Ocean Campus
Rosenberg Library, 2nd Floor Atrium Gallery
50 Frida Kahlo Way
San Francisco, CA 94112

Maya Cultural Festival with Fashion Show and Workshops
September 21, 2019
Saturday, 9:30 AM to 3:00 PM
City College of San Francisco
Mission Center
1125 Valencia Street
San Francisco, CA
For more information: Maya Women In Art

Celebration Schedule

9:30 AM Opening Ceremony and Program

10:30 AM Concurrent Workshops
* Women – Earth, with Paula Nicho Cúmez
* Maya Languages: Mam, Yucatec, K’iche’
* Struggle for Land and Human Rights in Guatemala and Yucatan
* Activism at the Border
* Immigrants–Know Your Rights, with PODER

11:45 AM Lunch – Art Exhibit​

12:15 PM Maya Fashion Show
Ancient & Traditional Dances

1:45 PM Concurrent Workshops
* Maya Textiles
* The World of the Ancient Maya, with Prof. Edgar Torres
* Services for Immigrants, with PODER, Mission Promise Neighborhood, and more
* The Mayan Calendar, with Francisco Icala

2:45 PM Closing Ceremony

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