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The Spanish Monarchy in North America in the Eighteenth Century
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  • New Orleans

The Spanish Monarchy in North America in the Eighteenth Century

Felipe Fernández-Armesto explains the larger context of Spanish imperialism and its influence in New Orleans at the Historic New Orleans Collection.

Oct 11, 2018

Spain and the Atlantic Coast of The United States by Carmen Benito-Vessels
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  • Washington, D.C.

Spain and the Atlantic Coast of The United States by Carmen Benito-Vessels

The Hispanic Division of the Library of Congress hosts the talk “Spain and the Atlantic Coast of The United States: Four Characters from the 16th Century in Search of an Author” by Carmen Benito-Vessels.

Oct 4, 2018

Smithsonian Folklife Festival – Catalonia: Tradition and Creativity from the Mediterranean
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  • Washington, D.C.

Smithsonian Folklife Festival – Catalonia: Tradition and Creativity from the Mediterranean

Visitors to the 2018 Smithsonian Folklife Festival can see how Catalan people channel their creativity to ensure the vitality of their local cultures and livelihoods.

Jun 27 – Jul 8, 2018

Alba’s 82nd Annual Celebration
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  • New York

Alba’s 82nd Annual Celebration

The Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives (ALBA) honors the 3,000 Americans who volunteered in the Spanish Civil War to fight fascism.

May 12, 2018

Golden Kingdoms at the Metropolitan Museum of Art
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  • New York

Golden Kingdoms at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

James Doyle, assistant curator of art of the ancient Americas at The Met, talks about masterpieces from major museums in Latin America, Europe, and the United States.

Apr 27, 2018

An Orphan's Tale: The History of the Orphan Manuscript in the Hispanic Society Library
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  • New York

An Orphan's Tale: The History of the Orphan Manuscript in the Hispanic Society Library

Dr. Mitchell A Codding, Executive Director and President of the Hispanic Society of America, talks about this lost manuscript found at the museum’s library.

Apr 24, 2018

Golden Kingdoms at the Metropolitan Museum of Art
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  • New York

Golden Kingdoms at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Joanne Pillsbury, curator of the exhibition “Golden Kingdoms,” talks about masterpieces from major museums in Latin America, Europe, and the United States.

Mar 23, 2018

Presentation of La Florida: The Interactive Digital Archive of the Americas
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  • Washington, D.C.

Presentation of La Florida: The Interactive Digital Archive of the Americas

“La Florida: The Interactive Digital Archive of the Americas” is a platform that offers users a multidisciplinary and comprehensive perspective of colonial Florida history, blending images, maps, videos, and documents.

Mar 16, 2018

Reconsidering the Spanish Colonial Revival in California
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  • Los Angeles

Reconsidering the Spanish Colonial Revival in California

LACMA presents a discussion on California’s Spanish Colonial Revival, as part of its exhibit “Found in Translation: Design in California and Mexico, 1915-1985.”

Feb 5, 2018

On Historical Memory: A Conversation between Nuria Amat and David Rieff
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  • New York

On Historical Memory: A Conversation between Nuria Amat and David Rieff

Spanish writer Nuria Amat engages in a dialogue about historical memory and identity in Latin America and Spain with essayist and political analyst David Rieff at Americas Society.

Nov 30, 2017

Art and Power: From Museum to Real World
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  • New York

Art and Power: From Museum to Real World

This two-day conference focuses on the bonds between art and power from the point of view of poets, curators, historians and artists.

Nov 17 – Nov 18, 2017

2017 Annual Symposium for Pilgrimage Studies
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  • Williamsburg

2017 Annual Symposium for Pilgrimage Studies

Scholars and pilgrims come together to discuss the history of pilgrimage as well as the unique culture that surrounds it in the modern day.

Oct 6 – Oct 8, 2017

Heritage Artist-in-Residence Program. Spain–United States
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  • San Francisco

Heritage Artist-in-Residence Program. Spain–United States

This new artist-in-residence program explores themes related to artistic and cultural heritage from a creative and multidisciplinary perspective.

Oct 1 – Oct 31, 2017

Shipwrecked! Preserving Our Underwater Heritage
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  • Washington, D.C.

Shipwrecked! Preserving Our Underwater Heritage

This audiovisual exhibit unveils the untold stories of Spanish shipwrecks found on US coasts.

Sep 29 – Oct 29, 2017

The Perception of Spanish Art in America: A History of Changes
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  • New York

The Perception of Spanish Art in America: A History of Changes

Spanish Art Historian and Professor María Dolores Jiménez-Blanco presents “The Perception of Spanish Art in America: A History of Changes” at the King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center.

Sep 19, 2017

The Silver Way: China, Spanish America and the Birth of Globalization, 1565-1815
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  • Washington, D.C.

The Silver Way: China, Spanish America and the Birth of Globalization, 1565-1815

A discussion with Peter Gordon, co-author of the book “The Silver Way,” Margaret Myers, Director of the China and Latin America Program at the Inter-American Dialogue, and Tatiana Seijas, Associate Professor at the Pennsylvania State University.

Sep 7, 2017