Mexican Heritage Center

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Local Galleries offer coordinated effort of Art

Stockton, CA — for the second month in a row art galleries, not-for-profit organizations, and independent artist, and businesses orchestrated art exhibits in what has become ART Splash.  Continue reading

CA Walkers Get Lesson on Social Justice in Stockton

STOCKTON, CA- Sixteen students from Santa Clara University (SCU) took a 257 mile stroll through the State of California for a class on Social Justice and the arts.  They began in Ocean Beach on June 14th and their path took them through Stockton on June 19th — their destination Yosemite.  Father Dean from St. Mary’s church connected with the fifteen students that made it to Stockton and he created a full itinerary of various educational opportunities in hopes that they learn about issues facing Stockton and the Central Valley. Continue reading

1st Election 2012 Latino Political Forum: Hispanics for Political Action

Stockton, CA- Hispanics for Political Action (HPA) hosted a “Meet and Greet” with local candidates, initiating a conversation with the Latino community on Friday, March 16 at the Mexican Heritage Center and Gallery. Continue reading

Day of the Dead Increases its Community Presence


SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CA — Members of the Mexican Heritage Center and Gallery in Stockton, CA, remembered their loved ones by elaborating on “ofrendas” (altars) in their memory; while communities in Mexico and other Latin American countries observed the memory of their loved ones in celebration of “Dia de Muertos” (Day of the Dead).

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Arts and Education Advocate contracted as Interim Executive Director

SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY, CA — On August 15, 2011, the Mexican Heritage Center & Gallery (MHC&G) board of directors voted unanimously to contract Stockton native and arts-advocate Joel Reyna Jr. as interim Executive Director.

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Mexican Heritage Center and Gallery Call for Art

STOCKTON, CA – Mexican Heritage Center and Gallery annouces a call for artists for its annual Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) exhibit October 21 through November 7 with the exhbitions theme of Baile de los Muertos (Dancing with the Dead).
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MHC has three new Adelitas

Stockton, CA / Bilingual Weekly

Three local women have been selected as recipients of the Mexican Heritage Center’s second annual Adelita Awards. Continue reading

MHC presents Elizalde’s living image

Stockton, CA / Bilingual Weekly

Rich colors, technique and a fine touch depict the traditions of Mexican Culture as expressed by award winning artist Jorge Elizalde’s Imagenes Vivas (Live Images) Continue reading

‘Curantismo’ secrets to be open at MHC

Stockton, CA / Bilingual Weekly

Did you know that an apple of a day will prevent heart burn?  Or that a single piece of clove may numb a tooth ache?  There are many traditional natural healing which have survived generations and traveled through time and the Mexican Heritage Center (MHC) is bringing some of this ancient art to Stockton audiences on Friday, January 21, 2011. Continue reading

AIDS Awareness Week starts tonight

Stockton, CA / Bilingual Weekly
Starting today, November 29, 2010, the San Joaquin AIDS Foundation & AIDSWalk San Joaquin are hosting their first of two San Joaquin Art 4 AIDS Project —free and open to the public— events. Continue reading

‘Muertos’ Show come alive at MHC

Stockton, CA /Bilingual Weekly

Malinalzihuatl Argumedo

 (Why so many prayers for these souls? It’s for those who are traversing the darkness of the Earth find the veil and find the light… And who the light but He who made the heavens, the Earth and everything else? …the sun, Tonatiu, the Navel of the whole Universe… He is God, Ce teotl (Malinalzihuatl) Continue reading

MHC on with Día de Muertos events

Painting by Jorge Elizalde

The Mexican Heritage Center and Gallery is hosting an educational program celebrating the Day of the Dead.  Between November 2nd and 30th the center will exhibition a colorful display of  altars, ofrendas and “wall art” created by local artists and community members celebrating this rich Mexican tradition, fusing Aztec and Christian beliefs, honoring the dead. Continue reading

Torres on the Mile

Susan Eggman recognizing Mike Torres Sr.

Stockton, CA/Bilingual Weekly News    

On Sunday, September 19, 2010, Pacific Avenue’s Miracle Mile experienced a contingency of dignitaries, local powerhouses, musicians and celebratory Latino and Latinas in honor of 200 years of Mexican Independence, Mike Torres Sr’s 75th birthday and 40-year Mike Torres Band anniversary. (see below for link to photo album) Continue reading

40 Years of Success — Mike Torres Band at MHC

Mr. and Mrs. Mike Torres look over their 40 years of the Mike Torres Band at the Mexican Heritage Center. Photo taken by Jonise Oliva

Stockton, CA/ Bilingual Weekly

September17, 2010- 40 years later… the light of day shines on few of the comprehensive Mike Torres band archive collection items showcased as part of an exhibition at Mexican Heritage Center titled “40 years: the music of Three Generations.” Continue reading

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