A look at people and cultures from throughout Central America, South America, and the Caribbean.
A series of virtual programs and digital content running from
Sept 18 - Oct 12, 2020.
Book: In “Ordinary Girls: A Memoir,” Jaquira Diaz writes fiercely and eloquently of her challenging girlhood and triumphant coming of age.
Reserve a copy of the book at www.pbclibrary.org.
Art: Following the book discussion, talk about a related work of art in the Norton Museum of Art’s collection, When I am not here/Estoy alla (1996) by Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons.
Cuban-born artist María Magdalena Campos-Pons’ artistic practice includes photography, painting, performance, video, and mixed media installations. Investigating autobiographical issues of history, race, memory, and gender, her work explores how these complex themes inform identity.
Teen Art Challenge: #LatinidadIsCancelled or is it?
Teens are invited to carve their own identity and reinvent what Latinidad means to them by participating in a photo/ art challenge.
To participate, submit an image of a work of art or photograph to [email protected] by September 18, 2020. Submitted works of art will be reviewed and select works will be displayed on the Norton Museum’s website and on the Norton’s social media from September 21 - October 12, 2020!
¡Vista! was made possible by the generosity of Art Bridges.