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Art: Festival

¡Fiesta! Celebrating Hispanic and Latin American Cultures


Saturday Sep 29, 2012 (noon–5pm)



The Metropolitan Museum of Art (Venue Partner)

1000 Fifth Ave at 82nd St


Directions: Main Building: Take the 4, 5, or 6 train to 86th Street and walk to Fifth Avenue; OR take the M1, M2, M3, or M4 bus along Fifth Avenue. The Cloisters: Take the A train to 190th Street and walk, or transfer to the M4 bus and ride north one stop.


Free with museum admission

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art says…

Join us at the Met Museum’s fifth annual ¡Fiesta! celebrating Hispanic and Latin American cultures with programs for all ages, offering visitors art-making activities, talks with renowned artists, music performances, and other exciting activities related to Precolumbian, Spanish, and Latin American art from the Museum’s collection. Performers at this year’s event include Ballet Hispanico’s BHdos; Mariachi Real de Mexico and students from the Mariachi Academy of New York; and Latin-funk collective YerbaBuena. Other events include Bilingual Storytime; a tour of the Museum’s galleries with artists Zachary Fabri and Elia Alba; and a demonstration of the cuatro, a unique stringed instrument.