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Para Mi Pueblo: Chicano Murals of Colorado Conference

9:30AM - 4:00 PM conference at History Colorado Center
2:00PM - 4:00 PM roundtable discussion with muralists at History Colorado Center

This conference is presented by Chicana/o Murals of Colorado Project in collaboration with Denver Arts & Venues and History Colorado. This conference brings together scholars and artists to discuss the visual legacy of Chicana/o muralists as advocates and activists whose art has shaped our communities and given a voice to the peoples and places of Colorado. The symposium is open to the public, including college and high school students.

List of Speakers:

  • Gregg Deal (Artist), Identity and Public Art
  • JOLT (Artist), Graffiti Art of Denver
  • Nicki Gonzales (Regis University), Murals of Southern Colorado
  • Arlette Lucero (Artist), Activistas:Chicanas at the Forefront Then and Now
  • Lucha Martínez de Luna (Director Chicano/a Murals of Colorado Project), Viva La Mujer! Icons in Chicano/a Murals of Colorado
  • Emanuel Martínez (Artist), Murals and Activism
  • Tony Ortega (Artist/Regis University), Community Murals
  • Leo Tanguma (Artist), Chicana/o Art: A Personal Perspective
  • Leticia Tanguma (Artist)
  • Nancy Rios, Colorado College

Visit the Chicano Murals of Colorado Project site for tickets.

Rural Hope, Urban Dope
by Emanuel Martinez, Elfego Baca, Ernie Gallegos, Carlos Sandoval and Roberto Roybal

Following the Speakers, we will present a viewing of the short film Espejos, followed by a Q&A , and a public roundtable.

On October 19, there will be a special screening of Siqueiros: Walls of Passion.