Protestors plead for state to keep mural up Thank you to everyone who came out in support of the Multicultural mural on Saturday. We had speakers from our group as well as the Old Santa Fe Association and a local curator at the O’keeffe Museum. Despite the rain we had a good turnout with lotsContinue reading
We invite you to a community gathering in solidarity & support of the mural this Saturday (5/22) @ 1pm! See you at the mural ✊🏽 #keepsantafemulticultural
Efforts to save the Multicultural Mural have been, and continue to be, community-based. We take issue with the The Santa Fe New Mexican’s narrative that devalues the work of so many community members. Work to bring attention to this issue goes back multiple years. There are so many individuals and organizations using whatever connections andContinue reading “Article in Santa Fe New Mexican”
“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
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”
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”
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 😷
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.
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!!!!