On Thursday, May 21st, the Chicago Cultural Alliance hosted the sixth annual Mosaic: Celebrating Chicago’s Families at the National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts and Culture. This year’s event celebrated the Alliance’s upcoming exhibit Chicago’s Families that will be a one-of-a-kind showcase of the rich diversity of families in Chicago! At Mosaic, the Alliance honored two Outstanding Community Leaders: Hector Duarte and Maria Ciesla.
The UIC Latino Cultural Center is a partner institution of the Chicago Cultural Alliance and a collaborating partner for the opening reception of Im/Migration, one of the six exhibits of Chicago’s Families, located at Casa Michoacán, 1638 S. Blue Island Ave. This exhibit will explore the migrant journey through art and storytelling with over 20 family stories featured, bringing to life the vivid memories, hardships, and conflicting views of identity in relation to the American Dream and border crossing experiences. Works by renowned mural artist Hector Duarte will also be on display along with personal objects donated by community members.
Don’t miss the Opening Reception: Im/Migration!