Taller Arte del Nuevo Amanecer: A community-based art center managed by the Chicana/o Studies Department at UC Davis

TANA Fall 2013 Open House

Posted on December 13, 2013

Dear TANA Participants and Community Members,

We would like to thank you for attending our Fall 2013 Open House. It was a wonderful evening of celebration with all the participants and community members who attended the event to see the artwork created by our workshop participants. Below are some pictures from the event. We hope you enjoy them and will consider joining us for future TANA events.

Thank you for your participation and support,

TANA Staff


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Día de los Muertos Celebration @ TANA

Posted on November 4, 2013

Dear TANA Participants and Community Members,
On Saturday, November 2nd, TANA celebrated its’ third annual Día de los Muertos Event. The celebration of life and death consisted of danza, music, spoken word, and a series of community altar installations in the gallery. TANA had over 300 people in attendance at the event.
Royal Chicano Air Force member, Juan Carillo, spoke to the remembrance and life of Jose Montoya. Poets Joseph Rios and Javier O. Huerta also spoke of the influence that Jose Montoya had on Chicana/o poetry.  Both Joseph and Javier then went on to take the night with their own addition of poems in the line of Chicana/o poetry.
TANA would like to thank all community members who came to the event as well as those volunteered at the event. TANA would like to send a special thank you to all the danzantes who joined in the opening ceremony, as well as all the altar makes, Juan Carillo, Joseph Rios, Javier O. Huerta and Rudy Cuellar for coming and celebrating the return of life on this special evening. Below are some pictures of the event.
We thank you for the continuous support,
TANA Staff


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