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CHIRLA'S: Immi'Art a celebration of Immigrant Heritage Month

Updated: Oct 11, 2019



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COALITION FOR HUMANE IMMIGRANT RIGHTS

PRESS ADVISORY

For Planning Purposes

WE COLOR OUR MOVEMENT ART EXHIBITION

CELEBRATES IMMIGRANT HERITAGE

CHIRLA celebrates Immigrant Heritage Month with Immi'Art, a diverse art exhibition, at the Mexican Consulate on June 27

Los Angeles -- The Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights (CHIRLA), the largest immigrant rights organization in California, celebrates Immigrant Heritage Month with Immi'Art, a powerful annual art exhibition that affirms immigrant contributions. This year's theme is: The Color of Our Movement.

Opening night for Immi'Art is Thursday, June 27, 2019, 6-9 p.m., at the Consulate General of Mexico in Los Angeles. The exhibition runs through July 26 and is open to the public.

The exhibition features the work of emerging and veteran visual artists who are immigrant or of immigrant heritage. It includes various media, including paintings, drawings, prints, sculpture, ceramics, mosaics, photography, film, design, crafts, and new media. The opening night event also includes spoken-word, ballet folklórico, and acoustic music performances.

The show this year spotlights artists of Mexican, Belizean, Guatemalan, indigenous Hawaiian, Irish, and Salvadoran origin and lifts the experiences of women, DACAmented youth, LGBTQ, blue-collar workers, students, teachers, and crafts makers.

WHAT: Immi'Art 2019, an art exhibition presented by CHIRLA in celebration of Immigrant Heritage Month.

WHEN: Thursday, June 27, 2019, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. The exhibition runs through July 26, 2019.

WHERE: Consulate General of Mexico in Los Angeles, 2401 W 6th St, Los Angeles, CA 90057

WHO: Emerging and veteran visual artists who are immigrant or of immigrant heritage. The show spotlights women, DACAmented youth, LGBTQ, blue-collar workers, students, teachers, and self-made crafts makers of Mexican, Belizean, Guatemalan, indigenous Hawaiian, Irish, and Salvadoran origin.

PARTICIPATING ARTISTS AVAILABLE FOR MEDIA INTERVIEWS BEFORE RECEPTION BEGINS. REFER TO BELOW CONTACT.

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Mauricio Ramos

Marketing and Membership Strategist

mramos@chirla.org

Tel: 213.201.8719

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