1022-1024 22nd St, Sacramento, CA | Directions 9581638.575176 -121.477745
Second Sat: 1-9pm
Neighborhoods: Central Sacramento, Midtown
Much more than just an art gallery, this place is a vital hub of Chicano, Latino and Native American activity. – The History
Founded in 1972 by students at Sacramento State University and named for Jose Guadalupe Posada, an influential Mexican artist, La Raza Galeria Posada sponsors art exhibitions, workshops, a literary arts program, a film festival and numerous community outreach projects. Other special events include a ceremony for Dia de los Muertos(Day of the Dead) and a Christmas Art Mercado(Market).
Housed in the stunning 1881 Heilbron Mansion (available for receptions and events), the Galeria also has a bookstore, which features an impressive array of literature, crafts and music. From the wealth of Victorian-era architectural details on the outside of the building, to the bounty of artistic talent and passionate activism on display inside, La Raza Galeria Posada is an important community resourceand a terrific place in which to spend a few hours.
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