Symposium Weekend

Community Dialogue: Anglo Patronage and Cultural Influences on Hispano Society in Taos with Sylvia Rodríguez and Carmela Quinto

Sunday, June 19, 2016 2:00 – 4:00 pm

Harwood Museum of Art, Arthur Bell Auditorium

Free with admission, space is limited

Facilitated by Co-curator and historian, Dr. Lois Rudnick, Sylvia Rodríguez will present “Mabel’s Bohemian Legacy in Taos” and Carmela Quinto will present “American Moderns and Cultural Preservation”. 

Hispano community members, Rodríguez (author, community activist, and Professor Emerita, UNM Dept. of Anthropology) and Carmela Quinto (Curator of Collections for Millicent Rogers Museum) will
engage in a community dialogue at the Harwood Museum. This dialogue will address the aesthetic, social, and ethical issues raised by Anglo patronage of and relationships to the Hispano communities of northern New Mexico. After the conversation between Carmela Quinto and Sylvia Rodríguez facilitated by Lois Rudnick, the audience will be invited to add to the discussion and delve deeper into the subject matter and contemporary concerns around this topic.

Made possible with support by the New Mexico Humanities Council and the Charles Redd Center of Brigham Young University