The Chicano & Latino Studies (CLS) department at the University of Minnesota celebrates 50 years of scholarship and activism through this exhibit at the CLUES Latino Art Gallery. Six commissioned artists and two artist teams respond to materials from the CLS archives through poetry, video work, installation, painting, sculpture, and photography, tying their diverse art practices to ongoing scholarship and activism, and bridging the past with the present and future of Latina, Latino, and Latinx resiliency.
Artists: Luisa Armendariz, Margaret Ogas, Eric Garcia, Alondra Garza, Cadex Herrera, Flor Soto, Xavier Tavera and Aleydis Valdovinos.
Address: Comunidades Latinas Unidas En Servicio (CLUES), 797 E 7th St, St Paul, MN 55106
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Artist Panel: February 18, 5:30-7 pm via Facebook Live.
Poetry Reading: March 25, 5:30-7 pm via Facebook Live.
Through exhibitions and events, we uplift the diversity of Latino voices, change narratives and bring community together to celebrate our cultural heritage.
Due the Covid-19 pandemic, the Gallery is open to the public by appointment only.