Haggerty Museum to host Community Day celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month on Oct. 16

The Marquette community is invited to attend a celebration of the Haggerty Museum of Art’s fall exhibition, “María Magdalena Campos-Pons: Sea and Self” and Hispanic Heritage Month on Saturday, Oct. 16, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Create art, meet the Haggerty Museum of Art’s community partners, enjoy live music, and discover new ways to engage with the museum. 

Event schedule and highlights include: 

  • Explore community altars made in collaboration with the Alverno College (throughout the event)  
  • How do you connect with your ancestors? The International & Intercultural Center of Alverno College will showcase alters from Black, Hispanic, Indigenous and Asian perspectives.  
  • Enjoy live music with De La Buena from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.  
  • Create and learn with Sixteen Street Community Health Center (throughout the event) 
  • Visual Art Workshops (available online throughout and after the event)  
  • Pick up a materials kit at the Haggerty Museum of Art, then try out a new media and learn some new skills with UWM ArtsECO fellows at home! 
  • Participate in cultural activities sponsored by Marquette’s Latin American Student Organization (LASO)! (throughout the event) 
  • Enjoy live music with De La Buena from noon to 1 p.m.  

Register to attend online.