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Octeto Sicarú Guitar Ensemble with Nicholas Ciraldo at the Marigny Opera House in New Orleans

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June 12, 2018 7:00 to 8:30 pm Marigny Opera House 725 St. Ferdinand Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

Octeto Sicarú Guitar Ensemble with Nicholas Ciraldo
The decorated Octeto Sicarú makes its Marigny Opera House debut with a program of 20th century through contemporary Mexican guitar music on a set of eight hand-carved guitars that travel with their luthier. The Octet is joined by celebrated American Classical Guitarist Nicholas Ciraldo for Julio César Oliva’s México de mis sueños.  Ciraldo is an Associate Professor of Music at The University of Southern Mississippi, has played in Boston’s Jordan Hall, Berlin’s Berliner Dom, and Curitiba’s Teatro José Maria Santos, and won numerous international guitar competitions.

This Mexican guitar ensemble was established in 2010. The Octeto Sicarú has performed in Austria, Brazil, Croatia, Slovakia, Hungary, Italy, Mexico, Uruguay, and the United States. In 2013, American guitarist William Kanengiser joined Octeto Sicarú to perform Shingo Fujii’s Co…

IMPRESSIONS by NEW PERSPECTIVES: Works of Newman Students Inspired by Latin-American Art

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The Mexican Cultural Institute in New Orleans, the Isidore Newman School, and the New Orleans Hispanic Heritage Foundation are pleased to present the exhibition
IMPRESSIONS by NEW PERSPECTIVES Works by Newman students inspired by Latin-American Art
Opening Reception May 17, 2018 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. at the Mexican Cultural Institute in New Orleans 901 Convention Center Blvd., Suite 118
(entrance to the Institute is through Andrew Higgins Street)




The Mexican Cultural Institute in New Orleans celebrated its opening on Saturday, April 21, 2018

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The Consulate of Mexico in New Orleans and the New Orleans Hispanic Heritage Foundation were pleased to organized the Inauguration Ceremony of the Mexican Cultural Institute in New Orleans, on April 21, 2018. 
The ceremony was presided over by his Excellency the Ambassador of Mexico to the United States, Gerónimo Gutiérrez Fernández, Carlos Ponce, Consul of Mexico, Ileana Suquet, President of the New Orleans Hispanic Heritage Foundation, highlighting the current exhibition “Decoding the Purity of an Icon” by Mexican-American artist Belinda Flores-Shinshillas. 
The exhibit marks the opening program for the Mexican Cultural Institute.
http://www.nola.com/nolamundo/2018/04/mexican_cultural_institute_ope.html













MEXICAN CULTURAL INSTITUTE at INSIDE THE ARTS with DIANE MACK

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MEXICAN CULTURAL INSTITUTE  at INSIDE THE ARTS  with DIANE MACK
Click on link to listen to the interview: DECODING THE PURITY OF AN ICON at INSIDE THE ARTS

JAMMIN' ON JULIA | 5 de MAYO

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The Mexican Cultural Institute is pleased to present the  JALISCO MARIACHI  in the Arts District New Orleans' Jammin' on Julia
May 5, 2018 6:00 to 11:00 pm

Artist Talk: María José de la Macorra and Eric Peréz at Newcomb Art Museum

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Mexican artists María José de la Macorra and Eric Peréz will give a gallery talk to discuss the current exhibition “Clay in Transit: Contemporary Mexican Ceramics” (which features works by María José de la Macorra) and the focus and process of their work.
March 22, 2018 at 12:00pm Newcomb Art Museum Tulane University New Orleans

Salazar: Portraits of Influence in Spanish New Orleans, Jose Francisco Xavier de Salazar y Mendoza (c. 1750-1802)

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In conjunction with the Tricentennial celebration of New Orleans, Salazar: Portraits of Influence in Spanish New Orleanswill tell the story of Jose Francisco Xavier de Salazar y Mendoza (c. 1750-1802) a native of Merida, Yucatan, whose career spanned most of the Spanish administration of New Orleans. Through a re-examination of about 30 of his most pertinent works, a view of Spanish colonial New Orleans will be achieved. His oeuvre will be further contextualized in relation to works and other historical artifacts reflective of the city as a site of mobility and transatlantic artistic exchange. The Mexican Cultural Institute in New Orleans is pleased to be a collaborator in this exhibition.