Mon 9/1 - Sat 12/6 | 7:30 pm
Lunada ~ Literary Lounge & Open Mic
Spoken Word * Música * Open Mic
This fall, Lunada Literary Lounge, embarks on an artistic rite of passage, marking 15 years as the Bay Area’s only full moon bilingual literary ritual and performance gathering dedicated to spoken word, music, storytelling and performance.In the Quinceañera tradition, throughout the year, the Lunada will acknowledge and feature Madrinas and Padrinos: artists and leaders who - through poetry, song, film, and narrative - reflect the creative and artistic spirit of the Lunada, including Guillermo Gomez Peña, Nina Serrano, Achy Obejas, Marc David Pinate, Aurora Guerrero, and many more.
Sat 10/4 - Sun 11/9
Ralph Maradiaga | Sun in Scorpio
An Unerring Gift of Leadership
The exhibition features the art of one of Galería’s co-founders, the late Ralph Maradiaga, and is guest-curated by Dr. Amalia Mesa-Bains.
Opening Reception: October 4 | 6pm - 9pm
In observance of Galería de la Raza’s 44th anniversary, we pause to honor and reflect on the contributions and visions of one of our own: Ralph Maradiaga. His unerring gift of leadership combined with his own unique talents and skills contributed greatly to the broader understanding of Chicano/Latino art and subsequently cemented the Latino presence on both the national and international art scenes.
Sat 10/4 - Sun 11/2 | 6:00 pm
Day of the Dead Sugar Skulls
Decorate your own Day of the Dead Sugar Skulls
Sugar Skull Decorating Workshops for the month of October until Nov. 2nd
Friday's 5pm - 9pm
Saturday and Sunday 12pm - 5pm
Wed 10/22 - Wed 10/29
Proudly Trans* Art Activism
Gabrielle Le Roux and Julio Salgado
Galería de la Raza presents Gabrielle Le Roux and Julio Salgado for a week-long public installation featuring their recent films which stem from their work in community organizing and documentary action.
October 23rd: 7:30 pm
Panel discussion with: Gabrielle Le Roux, Julio Salgado and LGBTQIA activists.
Viva La Vida: An Evening of Remembrance and Celebration
Join Galería de la Raza for our annual Dia de los Muertos celebration and fundraiser.
This year as part of our Public Programs we will be presenting a FREE community gathering entitled: Creating Sacred Space MC/Host by Sandra Garcia Rivera. Later in the evening join us for Bailando con Nuestros Muertos: A Galería De La Raza Fundraiser Showcasing a stellar line up. Proceeds will go to support Galería’s programs