Join Latinx and Chicanx artists and scholars including MacArthur Fellow Amalia Mesa-Bains, Ph.D., renowned collector Armando Durón, and internationally recognized Chicana artist Dr. Judith F. Baca for personal accounts, live Q & A, and a live panel discussion with presenters, moderated by Susana Smith Bautista, Ph.D. MMA is also proud to welcome United States Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera as the invocation speaker for this year’s Art of the State Symposium. The Symposium coincides with the Califas exhibition opening January 8, in partnership with Museo Eduardo Carrillo. Califas artists will host the morning discussion about generational experiences and activism in and around the Monterey Bay Crescent. MMA will also host local musicians, actors, and spoken word performances during breaks and transitions.
This project was made possible with support from California Humanities, a non-profit partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Visit www.calhum.org.
Este proyecto fue posible con el apoyo de California Humanities, un asociado sin fines de lucro del National Endowment for the Humanities. Visite www.calhum.org.
10:00-10:15 – Welcome
Corey Madden, Interim Director, Monterey Museum of Art
Land Acknowledgement by DeLanna Studi, Artistic Director, Native Voices at the Autry Museum of the American West
10:15-10:30 – Invocation
Juan Felipe Hererra, US Poet Laureate
10:30-11:30 – Panel Discussion
Califas Artists (see program Biographies)
11:30-12:00 – Q & A
12:00-12:50 – Break for Lunch/Performances
12:50-1:00 – Afternoon Welcome
1:00-1:20 – Presentation
Amalia Mesa-Bains, Ph.D.
1:20-1:40 – Presentation
Victor Payan & Pocha Peña
1:40-2:00 – Q & A Session 1
2:00-2:20 – Presentation
Dr. Judith F. Baca
2:20-2:40 – Presentation
2:40-3:00 – Presentation
3:00-3:30 – Q & A Session 2
3:30-3:40 – Break/Performances
3:40-4:30 – Panel Discussion
Moderated by Susana Smith Bautista, Ph.D.
4:30-4:55 – Q & A
4:55-5:00 – Closing Comments
Speakers and Panelists
Susana Smith Bautista, Ph.D. – Moderator
DeLanna Studi, Artistic Director, Native Voices at the Autry Museum of the American West
Image: Califas Legacy Project, Victor Cervantes and Irene O’Connell