ArtLab will be closed

The ArtLab will be closed on the following dates: Friday, October 13 for the Midwestern Chicana Symposium and Saturday, October 14 for the Tonantzin Society of Topeka’s Day of the Dead Festival.

Midwestern Chicana Symposium

Art & Resistance in the Age of Extremism October 12-13, 2017 In collaboration with Tonantzin Society of Topeka, the Mulvane Art Museum presents a series of panel discussions with Chicana artists about how their art serves as a witness to the histories and struggles of their communities. Featuring guest speakers: Norma Cantu, Celst DeLuna, Demetria…

“Under the Same Moon” Film Screening & Conversation

Tuesday, December 12th at 6 pm Single mother Rosario (Kate del Castillo) leaves her young son Carlitos (Adrián Alonso) in the care of his grandmother and illegally crosses the border into the U.S. Though she hopes to eventually make a better life for herself and her son, she toils in a dead-end job as a…

“Sin Nombre” Film Screening & Conversation”

Tuesday, November 14th at 6 pm Sayra (Paulina Gaitán), a Honduran teen, hungers for a better life. Her chance for one comes when she is reunited with her long-estranged father, who intends to emigrate to Mexico and then enter the United States. Sayra’s life collides with a pair of Mexican gang members (Edgar Flores and…

Dia de Los Muertos Family Festival

Saturday, October 14th from 1-4 pm Join us along with the Tonanatzin Society of Topeka for a family centered afternoon of Dia de los Muertos arts and crafts. Performance by Bolivian artist, Arnado Espinoza from 1-3 pm. Eulenspiegal bi-lingual puppet theater will be on hand with featured Mexican artist, Eli Portugal, and the traveling printmaking…