Si Cuba New Orleans Exhibit

¡Sí Cuba! New Orleans is a collaborative venture between museums, universities, galleries, and other arts organizations across New Orleans. 

Organized by the Newcomb Art Gallery at Tulane University and the New Orleans Museum of Art, the project is anchored by Polaridad Complementaria: Recent Works From Cuba, a joint exhibition opening at both venues on January 16.

Polaridad Complementaria: Recent Works from Cuba was developed by the National Council of Fine Arts and the Centrode Arte Contemporáneo Wifredo Lam, Havana and toured by International Arts & Artists, Washington, DC.

For more information and images please contact: Teresa Parker Farris: 504-314-2406 or tpfarris@tulane.edu, or Grace Wilson: 504-658-4106 or gwilson@noma.org

To add an event to the ¡Sí Cuba! listings, please email: tpfarris@tulane.edu

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Luis Cruz Azaceta: Swimming to Havana

December 18 – March 28

New paintings by Cuban-American artist Luis Cruz Azaceta.

New Orleans Museum of Art

1 Collins Diboll Circle
New Orleans, LA 70124

504-658-4100

www.noma.org

Wed 12 – 8pm; Thurs – Sun, 10am – 5pm

Louisiana residents with valid photo id (audio guide included): $8 adults, $7.50 seniors (65+), $5 children (3-17), free for children under 3. Out-of-state visitors: $16 adults, $15 seniors, $10 children, free for children under 3.

Inside/Outside by Angel Delgado

January 5 – February 20

New works by Cuban artist Angel Delgado

Jonathan Ferrara Gallery

400a Julia St
New Orleans, LA 70130

504-522-5471

www.jonathanferraragallery.com

Mon – Sat, 11am – 5pm

free

Soliloquy, by Carlos Estévez

January 7 – March 7

Jan 7, 6 – 8:30pm, Opening reception for the artist
An exhibition of new paintings and works on paper by Havana-born artist Carlos Estevez.

Taylor Bercier Fine Art Gallery

233 Chartres St
New Orleans, LA 70130

504-527-0072

www.taylorbercier.com

Thurs – Mon, 11am – 5:30pm (closed Tues & Wed)

free

Cuba in the 1930s, by Paul Ninas

January 9 – January 30

Drawings from the notebooks of the “dean of New Orleans artists,” Paul Ninas, from his time in Cuba and the Caribbean in the 1930s.

LeMieux Galleries

332 Julia St
New Orleans, LA 70130

504-522-5988

www.lemieuxgalleries.com

Mon – Sat, 10am – 6pm

free

Cuba, Now!

January 9 – February 7

Sat, Jan 9, 6 – 9pm Opening
Thurs, Jan 14, 7 – 9pm Book signing
Images from writer/photographer Richard Fleming’s book Walking to Guantanamo; screening of Uprising – Drums, Voice of Resistance with filmmaker, William Sabourin O’Reilly.

Antenna Gallery

3161 Burgundy St
New Orleans, LA 70117

504-813-2818

www.press-street.com/antenna

Sat – Sun, 12 – 5pm

free

Luis Cruz Azaceta

January 9 – February 27

Mixed-media painting, drawings, and sculpture by Cuban/American artist Luis Cruz Azaceta.

Arthur Roger Gallery

432 Julia Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

504-522-1999

www.arthurrogergallery.com

Mon – Sat, 10am – 5pm

free

Fragment of Journeys, by José Bedia

January 9 – March 3

Fri, Jan 15, 6 – 8pm Artist reception
Paintings, drawings, and installation shown in conjunction with the artist’s exhibit at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art.

Heriard-Cimino Gallery

440 Julia St
New Orleans, LA 70130

504-525-7300

www.heriardcimino.com

Tues – Sat, 10am – 5pm (also by appointment)

free

Cuba Now, Cuba Then

January 9 – February 28

Cuba Now – photographs by Richard Sexton; Cuba Then – photographs by William Henry Jackson and E.O. Goldbeck.

A Gallery For Fine Photography

241 Chartres Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

504-568-1313

www.agallery.com

Thurs – Mon 10:30am – 5:30pm; Tues & Wed by appointment

free

Three exhibitions by Cuban-born Southern artists

January 14 – April 11

A site-specific installation by Jose Bedia
Mario Petrirena: Soul House
Jorge Otero: Unrestored Miami

An installation by José Bedia; ceramic pieces by Mario Petrirena; and color photographs by Jorge Otero.

Ogden Museum of Southern Art

925 Camp St
New Orleans, LA 70130

504-539-9600

www.ogdenmuseum.org

Wed – Sun, 10am – 5pm

$10 general, $8 seniors, free to UNO faculty, staff and students, free admission to Louisiana residents, with a valid photo id, is offered every Thurs from 10am – 5pm

Mario Petrirena Installation

January 14 – April 11

An installation in conjunction with the Mario Petrirena show at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art.

Contemporary Arts Center

900 Camp Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

504-528-3805

www.cacno.org

Thurs through Sun, 11am – 4pm

$5 general, $3 students & seniors, free to CAC members

Ogden After Hours: Pepe Coloma & Friends

January 14

6:00pm – 8:00pm
Peruvian-born guitarist Pepe Coloma will play Latin music with a nod to Cuba.

Ogden Museum of Southern Art

925 Camp St
New Orleans, LA 70130

504-539-9600

www.ogdenmuseum.org

Wed – Sun, 10am – 5pm

$10 general, $8 seniors, free to UNO faculty, staff and students, free admission to Louisiana residents, with a valid photo id, is offered every Thurs from 10am – 5pm

Polaridad Complementaria: Recent Works from Cuba

January 16 – March 14

A joint exhibition presented by the Newcomb Art Gallery and the New Orleans Museum of Art. Opening at both venues on January 16, the show features more than 50 works by 27 Cuban artists working in various media that highlight the latest trends in contemporary Cuban art.

New Orleans Museum of Art

1 Collins Diboll Circle
New Orleans, LA 70124

504-658-4100

www.noma.org

Wed 12 – 8pm; Thurs – Sun, 10am – 5pm

Louisiana residents with valid photo id (audio guide included): $8 adults, $7.50 seniors (65+), $5 children (3-17), free for children under 3. Out-of-state visitors: $16 adults, $15 seniors, $10 children, free for children under 3.

Polaridad Complementaria: Recent Works from Cuba

January 16 – March 14

A joint exhibition presented by the Newcomb Art Gallery and the New Orleans Museum of Art. Opening at both venues on January 16, the show features more than 50 works by 27 Cuban artists working in various media that highlight the latest trends in contemporary Cuban art.

Newcomb Art Gallery Tulane University

1229 Broadway Street
New Orleans, LA 70118

504-865-5328

www.newcombartgallery.tulane.edu

Tues, Thurs & Fri 10am – 6pm; Wed 10am – 8pm; Sat & Sun 11am – 5pm (closed university holidays)

free

See Cuba: A Century of Images from the Latin American Library, 1859-1959

January 16 – June 16

Sat, Jan 16, 5 – 6pm Opening and copa de champaña
Photographs, drawings, and unique ephemeral materials documenting the urban landscape and popular culture of Havana, Cuba from 1859 to 1959.

The Latin American Library
Tulane University

7001 Freret St
New Orleans, LA 70118

504-865-5681

http://lal.tulane.edu

hours vary-please consult
http://library.tulane.edu

free

Louisiana and Cuba: Multiple Perspectives

January 19 – April 17

An exhibition of maps, documents, and the photography of Michael P. Smith illustrating the cultural, political, and economic connections that have historically linked Louisiana and Cuba.

The Historic New Orleans Collection

410 Chartres St
New Orleans, LA 70130

504-523-4662

www.hnoc.org

Tues – Sat, 9:30am – 4:30pm

free

Collecting Cuban Art

January 28

6pm
Keynote by by Cuban-born author, artist, curator, and president of the City of Los Angeles Cultural Affairs Commission, Adolfo V. Nodal. Collecting Cuban Art is a symposium hosted by the Newcomb Art Gallery, New Orleans Museum of Art, Cuban & Caribbean Studies Institute, and Tulane Center for Scholars, January 28 – 29.

New Orleans Museum of Art

1 Collins Diboll Circle
New Orleans, LA 70124

504-658-4100

www.noma.org

Wed 12 – 8pm; Thurs – Sun, 10am – 5pm

Louisiana residents with valid photo id (audio guide included): $8 adults, $7.50 seniors (65+), $5 children (3-17), free for children under 3. Out-of-state visitors: $16 adults, $15 seniors, $10 children, free for children under 3.

Rum, Rumba, and Cigars

January 28

6pm
Authors John Radanovich and Richard Fleming discuss and sign their books Wildman of Rhythm and Walking to Guantanamo, respectively. Rum for tasting, and hand-rolled cigars given out with book purchases. Latin jazz artist Michael Skinkus will lead his group, Moyuba.

Garden District Book Shop

2727 Prytania Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

504-895-2266

www.gardendistrictbookshop.com

Mon – Sat, 10am – 6pm; Sun 10am – 4pm

free

Collecting Cuban Art

January 29

2pm
Lecture by contemporary Cuban artist Tonel (Antonio Eligio Fernández Rodríguez). (Sponsored by the Center for Scholars, Office of the Dean, School of Liberal Arts.)

3 – 5pm
Panel with speakers Gerardo Mosquera, Adolfo V. Nodal, Ricardo Viera, Holly Block, Sandy Levinson, Daniel Cameron, and Tonel.

Collecting Cuban Art is a symposium hosted by the Newcomb Art Gallery, New Orleans Museum of Art, Cuban & Caribbean Studies Institute, and Tulane Center for Scholars, January 28 – 29.

Newcomb Art Gallery Tulane University

1229 Broadway Street
New Orleans, LA 70118

504-865-5328

www.newcombartgallery.tulane.edu

Tues, Thurs & Fri 10am – 6pm; Wed 10am – 8pm; Sat & Sun 11am – 5pm (closed university holidays)

free

Cuba-Still An Island?

February 3

Miranda Lash, Contemporary and Modern Art Curator at the New Orleans Museum of Art, will speak at Tulane University about Cuban art and globalization.

Newcomb Art Gallery Tulane University

1229 Broadway Street
New Orleans, LA 70118

504-865-5328

www.newcombartgallery.tulane.edu

Tues, Thurs & Fri 10am – 6pm; Wed 10am – 8pm; Sat & Sun 11am – 5pm (closed university holidays)

free

I am Cuba

February 4

7:30pm
A film screening of Mikhail Kalatozov’s 1964 masterpiece featuring four vignettes in Batista’s Cuba.

New Orleans Film Society

900 Camp Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

504-309-6633

www.neworleansfilmfest.com

free

He Who Hits First, Hits Twice: The Urgent Cinema of Santiago

February 10 – February 11

7:30pm
Mini-retrospective featuring 8 of the most acclaimed works from the late founder of the Cuban Film Institute and its legendary newsreel division, Noticiero ACAIC.

Zeitgeist Multi-disciplinary
Arts Center

1618 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70113

504-352-1150

www.zeitgeistinc.net

$7 general, $6 students & seniors, $5 Zeitgeist members

Las Americas: Recent Films from Latin America

February 19 – March 11

Please check website for times
www.lasamericasfilms.org/no/2010.html
A month-long series of award-winning and acclaimed new films from throughout Latin America. Films and show times to be announced.

Zeitgeist Multi-disciplinary
Arts Center

1618 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70113

504-352-1150

www.zeitgeistinc.net

$7 general, $6 students & seniors, $5 Zeitgeist members

The Art of Luis Cruz Azaceta

February 24

6pm
The Art of Luis Cruz Azaceta is a lecture by Alejandro Anreus (author of Azaceta’s monograph).

Newcomb Art Gallery Tulane University

1229 Broadway Street
New Orleans, LA 70118

504-865-5328

www.newcombartgallery.tulane.edu

Tues, Thurs & Fri 10am – 6pm; Wed 10am – 8pm; Sat & Sun 11am – 5pm (closed university holidays)

free

Pan-American Life Fiesta Sinfónica

March 6

The Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra hosts a sizzling one-night performance featuring Cuban clarinetist and saxophonist Paquito D’Rivera.

Mahalia Jackson Theater

801 N. Rampart Street
New Orleans, LA 70116

504-523-6530

www.LPOmusic.com

Box Office Hours: Mon – Fri 9am – 4:30pm

Tickets start at $15.