DJ Femme Papi at Acción Latina: The ’80s Matter in the Mission opening event; photo: Nick DeRenzi

PACHANGA: The ’80s Matter in the Mission

Acción Latina Community Residency

Related Exhibition Acción Latina: The ’80s Matter in the Mission

Thursday, Apr 6, 2023

5–8 p.m.

Koret Education Center, Floor 2

Free and open to the public; museum admission is not required.

This event occurs on a First Thursday, when museum admission is free for Bay Area residents.

Join us for an evening of live music, film, and spoken word in celebration of Acción Latina: The ’80s Matter in the Mission, an exhibition paying tribute to the organizers and artists who lived and worked in the Mission District in the 1980s. Check out a new installation by artist Tanya Orellana, hear from filmmaker Vero Majano and writer Norman Zelaya, shop at booths featuring local vendors, and enjoy performances from Afro-Colombian Marimba band Neblinas del Pacífico, among other attractions!

Co-curated by Fátima Ramírez + Paul S. Flores.

Acción Latina is a nonprofit organization founded in 1987 that is dedicated to promoting cultural arts, community media, and civic engagement as a way of building healthy and empowered Latinx communities.
Accessible seating is available at this event.

Major support for education and public programs associated with Pan American Unity and Diego Rivera’s America is provided by the Walter & Elise Haas Fund.

Major support for First Thursdays is provided by the Hearst Foundations, illy, and United Airlines.

Generous support is provided by Nancy and Alan Schatzberg and Kay Harrigan Woods.

Additional support is provided by the Kelson Foundation and Yerba Buena Community Benefit District.

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