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International Women’s Day — MOLAA | Museum of Latin American Art
March 8, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
International Women’s Day
Celebrate International Women’s Day and our exhibition of arpilleras – all made by hand by Chilean women! California State University, Long Beach Professor Alicia del Campo and Art Historian and Curator, Isabel Rojas-Williams, and others will discuss the impact of art produced by women.
Join us for a day filled with activities including a poetry reading, interactive wall, performance of La Cueca Sola, lecture by Lucía Guerra Cunnigham and dramatized reading of an excerpt of a play.
Schedule of Events
12:30 PM – 4:00 PM / LOBBY
Interactive Wall: Join the conversation and tell us how you feel about the changing roles of women!
12:30 PM – 1:00 PM / LOBBY
Betsabé Mazzolotti’s Presentation of Arpillera Mural by MEMCH-LA Art Collective
Poetry reading of “La Arpillerista” by Marjorie Agosín, presented by Ana Lya Sater
1:00 PM – 1:30PM / LOBBY
Dramatized reading of an excerpt from “Tres Marías y una Rosa”, presented by Teatro al Sur (CSULB)
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM / VIVA EVENT CENTER
Women, Art & Activism – Panel discussion with Alicia del Campo (“Performing Protest, 1970s to today”) and Isabel Rojas-Williams (“Role of Women Artists in Chile’s Estallido Social”)
2:30 PM – 3:00 PM / LOBBY
Performance of “La Cueca Sola” led by Nancy Rivera, Betsabe Mazzolotti and Elsa Vasquez Martin, with an introduction by Juani Funez-González
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM / SCREENING ROOM
“Latin American Women: From Their Own Body and Soul” – Lecture by Professor Lucía Guerra-Cunningham
4:00 PM / MOLAA ENTRANCE
Performance of “Un violador en tu camino” led by MEMCH-LA, Spanish Graduate Student Association (CSULB), MOLAA staff / volunteers, and museum visitors