The University of New Mexico’s Department of Art hosts its Fall 2019 Gale Memorial Speaker Series throughout October and November.

The series, organized by Professor of Art History Ray Hernández-Durán, is an extension of a new course, Art History 429/529.003: U.S. Latinx Art, features different lectures from bright Latinx leaders at a variety of different locations including the UNM Art Museum, Albuquerque Museum and the National Hispanic Cultural Center.

Tuesday, Oct. 15
Visual artist Frank Blazquez presents in the UNM Art Museum at 5:30 p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 24
A panel discussion titled “Artistas del Pueblo: In Conversation with Four New Mexican Chicana/o Artists of the Early Movimiento, c. 1968-1978” featuring Francisco Lefebre, Juanita L. Jaramillo, Noél Márquez and Adelita Medina. The panel discussion will be in the Albuquerque Museum at 6 p.m.

Tuesday, Oct. 29
Program officer from the Ford Foundation in New York City, Rocío Aranda-Alvarado will be speaking at the UNM Art Museum at 5:30 p.m.

Thursday, Nov. 7
Visual artist Vincent Valdez from Houston, Texas presents at the National Hispanic Cultural Center at 6 p.m.

Thursday, Nov. 14
Carmen Ramos, the curator of Latino Art at the Smithsonian in Washington D.C. presents at the UNM Art Museum at 5:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Nov. 19
Karen Mary Davalos, a professor of Chicano/Latino Studies at the University of Minnesota presents at the UNM Art Museum at 5:30 p.m.

For more information, visit Latinx Art Gale Memorial Speaker Series.