“Save the Multicultural Mural and Sign the Petition” You are invited to join Gilberto Guzman, family and friends to support saving the Multicultural Mural by signing a petition or giving a letter of support to save the Mural! TODAY: Wednesday, August 11, 2021, 4:30 – 7:00Tiny’s Restaurant, Early Street, Santa Fe, NM 87505 Gilberto willContinue reading “Stop by Tiny’s Restaurant TODAY to support Muralist Gilberto Guzman and the Multicultural Mural”
Author Archives: Keep Santa Fe Multicultural
Federal court declines to issue injunction to halt destruction of Guzman mural
“A federal judge in Albuquerque has declined to issue a preliminary injunction that would halt the removal of Gilberto Guzman’s mural in downtown Santa Fe, saying the artist’s petition failed to meet the criteria for such a measure.” Read full article here: https://www.santafenewmexican.com/news/local_news/federal-court-declines-to-issue-injunction-to-halt-destruction-of-guzman-mural/article_f9513e12-a38d-11eb-899a-f3f9f32cf2d1.html
Press Coverage from Albuquerque Journal
Check out these two recent articles from the Albuquerque Journal, we appreciate them continuing to cover this topic…it’s not over! ‘Multicultural’ mural not dead yet04/11/2021https://www.abqjournal.com/2378699/multicultural-mural-not-dead-yet-ex-theres-still-hope-the-embattled-artwork-can-be-saved.html How much would saving ‘Multicultural’ cost?04/18/2021https://www.abqjournal.com/2381094/how-much-would-saving-multicultural-cost-ex-we-need-to-know-the-potential-costs-and-options-for-a-restoration.html These articles show the widespread support for the Mural as well as the nationwide problem of erasure via destroying culturally significant public art. WithContinue reading “Press Coverage from Albuquerque Journal”
Gentrification Walking Tour Recap & Other News
If you missed our Gentrification Walking Tour last Saturday, see below for a few photos and videos of the day. We started at the O’Gah Po’Geh Community Altar for some words about the intent of the event. Then moved on to Warehouse 21, a former youth space which is now closed and for sale byContinue reading “Gentrification Walking Tour Recap & Other News”
Gentrification Walking Tour this Saturday…join us!
Join us Saturday, March 6 @ 11am for a Gentrification Walking Tour. Learn how to support our community and get involved!Meet at the Railyard Park parking lot being SITE Santa Fe.Parking financial assistance available.Reminder to wear a mask 😷
A Historic Chicano Mural Is Being Destroyed for an Art Museum
The New Mexico Museum of Art and the state’s Department of Cultural Affairs are dismissing community concerns over the retirement of a beloved mural. Please click the link for an article in Hyperallergic regarding the mural.
Video of Meeting with NM Museum of Art Executive Director Mark White, 7/23/2020
Last summer we met with Mark White, New Mexico Museum of Art Executive Director, via Zoom regarding the Multicultural mural. We are posting this video now because we think it is important for the community to know that they have continued to mislead and lie to us. They told us they want community involvement andContinue reading “Video of Meeting with NM Museum of Art Executive Director Mark White, 7/23/2020”
DCA told us they wanted community involvement and we’re going to provide us a construction timeline, they lied!They completely blindsided us with their press release this week and contradicted what they had told us in our previous interactions with them.Join us @ the mural tomorrow @ 11am!!!!
New Mexico Museum of Art Community Meeting TODAY!!!!
Please join the New Mexico Museum of Art community meeting TODAY @ 5:30pm and let them know that keeping the Multicultural mural is how they can meet their goal of diversity and inclusion. This mural represents the community and needs to stay. Public art is accessible art. The mural is all the things they claimContinue reading “New Mexico Museum of Art Community Meeting TODAY!!!!”
Hi everyone! The website is still a work in progress but we felt the need to publish it now so that people can access the webinar recording as we have been getting a lot of requests for the video. The webinar has a lot of information and we are working on putting all of thatContinue reading “Hello World”