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Hispanic Heritage Exhibits

  • Two exhibitions: Hispanic Heritage Exhibit and Esperanza! will celebrate Hispanic Cultural Heritage Month from September 5 through October 5
Liquid Sunshine - Gabriel Gonzalez

Liquid Sunshine by Gabriel Gonzalez

Beck Center for the Arts and the Hispanic Cultural Center* present the third annual Hispanic Heritage exhibit, September 5 - October 5, in Beck Center's Jean Bulicek Galleria. Meet the professional artists at a special reception on Thursday, Sept. 11 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Don't miss the vibrant and dynamic works of Dr. Maria Pujana, Bess Rodriguez Richard, Hector Castellanos, Jose Vasquez, Augusto Bordelois, Gabriel Gonzalez, John Rivera-Resto, Hector Vega, Samuel Vazquez, Alejandro Rivera, and Bruno Casiano. Just added! Two prints from Cleveland Indian's great Omar Vizquel.

This exhibition is an important opportunity to celebrate artists of Hispanic decent who also have strong ties to Northeast Ohio.

Also on view in the Ken Beck Gallery in Beck Center's Main Building is Esperanza! An exhibition of work  created by the young artists of Esperanza. Students took part in the popular Esperanza summer program led by a dedicated group of professionals from American Greetings. They will proudly display those works in conjunction with the Hispanic Heritage exhibit. A closing reception for the Esperanza students will be Sunday, Oct. 5 from 2:00 -3:30 p.m.

Beck Center exhibits are free and open to the public. Call Customer Service at 216.521.2540 x10 for gallery hours. Professional artist reception on Sept. 11 and Esperanza reception on Oct. 5 are free and open to the public.

*The Hispanic Cultural Center of Cleveland is an organization whose mission is to preserve and develop the Hispanic Culture in Greater Cleveland through the arts. With about 250 members from 21 Hispanic countries, the center is one of the most diverse Hispanic organizations in Cleveland, focusing on helping youths understand Hispanic culture. The center serves as an instrument of understanding among Hispanics and non-Hispanics.

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