If you are in search for a little bit of Latino art, Museo de las Americas is achieving just that with exhibits ranging from ancient to contemporary Latin American art. With permanent exhibits including over 4,000 objects with two main focuses The Ancient Art of the Americas and Art of the People and their current exhibition "The Power of Then" available for viewing until January 11, 2010. This museum is helping the current growing Latino population in Denver build more pride in their community and heritage.
The Museo holds events open to the public like Cinemanteca on October 22 at 6:30 pm were there will be a viewing of poet and filmmaker Gwylym Cano´s Viewer Indiscretion Advised.
On October 30th there will be a traditional Dia De Los Muertos Celebration, the Calacas Ball. DJ Psycho will be providing entertainment, prizes for first, second and third place in the costume contest. Its only $10 to enter and the price includes two drink tickets.
The Museo De Las Americas is always holding events to help bring the Latino community together, to not only enjoy one another´s company but to learn about the diverse Latino Heritage. Anyone is able to schedule an educational workshop and entrance into the Museo is affordable, adults $4 seniors and students $3 and all kids under 13 are free. There is always free admission on Fridays from 10am to 5pm in 2009.
For more information about Museo De Las Americas you can visit their website or call at 303.571.4401