D.C.’s Mexican Cultural Institute Joins Night of 1,000 Fridas

The Mexican Cultural Institute in Washington, D.C. will hang a large banner in front of their Adams Morgan-area mansion to celebrate the Night of 1,000 Fridas. They will also display the “#1KFridas” in solidarity with artists around the world taking part in the event.

The Mexican Cultural Institute is a non-profit organization aiming to bolster the relationship between the United States and Mexico through art and cultural events. The Institute’s mansion is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Inside the building, visitors can see the striking murals of Roberto Cueva del Río.

The Mexican Cultural Institute sits blocks away from Unity Park which will be a major hub of Night of 1,000 Fridas activity thanks to a recent endorsement from the Adams Morgan Advisory Neighborhood Commission.

Do you want to join the fun? No experience required.

Mexican Cultural Institute Mission Statement:

The Mexican Cultural Institute of Washington, D.C. is committed to enriching the relationship between Mexico and the United States by sharing Mexico’s vibrant cultural past and present with the local community. Since its establishment in 1990, the Institute has succeeded in presenting diverse, ongoing cultural programs and has become a thriving artistic center in the heart of Washington. Over the past two decades, the Institute has developed cultural programming in partnership with many institutions in the nation’s capital including the Smithsonian Institution, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the National Gallery of Art, the Library of Congress, among others.

A new phase at the Institute features the following focal points for development:

A) Mexico as a plural, diverse, and creative culture

B) Artistic dialogue between Mexico and the United States

C) Education for the arts

The Mexican Cultural Institute is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization that relies on private, corporate and foundation support to fulfill its mission.


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