Mexican Cultural Center

The Mexican Cultural center celebrates and promotes Mexican culture, history, and traditions through events and programs centered around Cinco de Mayo, Dia de los Muertos, and Mexican Independence Day.

Events and Programs“Jewel Film Series” Mexican Literary Classics on Screen
April 26, May 10, May 24, and June 7,  all 6:00PM – 8:00PM

Mexican Cultural Center, Mexican Consulate, and Drexel University together present this series of Mexican literary classics made into incredible films.  All films will be screened at Drexel University, 113 Campbell Auditorium, Stratton Building, 32nd and Chestnut St.  The series kicks off with Doña Bárbara, a famous Mexican film from 1943.

Art After 5
Friday, May 4, 5:00PM – 8:45PM

The Philadelphia Museum of Art along with co-sponsors Mexican Cultural Center and the Mexican Consulate of Philadelphia, are proud to present Crisolat a special Art After 5 Cinco de Mayo performance.  Spanish for “melting pot,” Crisol has been performing in the Philadelphia area since 1997. This Latin ensemble is dedicated to the interpretation of folk and traditional music from Latin America. Dance the night away to Puerto Rican boleros, Cuban sones, Mexican mariachi music, Colombian cumbias, and Dominican merengues.  The event is free with museum admission.

Mayan Workshop
Sunday, June 3, 1:00PM

Sponsored by the Mexican Consulate of Philadelphia and the Mexican Cultural Center (MCC), Fleisher Art Memorial will be holding a free hands-on art workshop for families. Join artists Cesar Viveros and Ana Guissel Palma for a Mayan workshop as well as an eggshell workshop with Marta Sanchez.

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