South Texas College will host Ramón López-Colón’s art exhibit titled, “Tiempo de Lluvia” or “Rainy Season”, from Aug. 27 – Oct. 5 at the Pecan Campus Art Gallery (Building B), located at 3201 W. Pecan Blvd. in McAllen, as part of the college’s Hispanic Heritage Month festivities.
López-Colón, a professor of visual arts from the University of Puerto Rico in Mayaguez, will also participate in a panel discussion, sponsored by STC’s World Language Department, on Sept. 18 at the Pecan Campus Library Rainbow Room at 11:30 a.m. The topics will cover Puerto Rican history, culture, language, art, and politics.
On Sept. 19, the Puerto Rican artist and professor will hold a pair of speaking engagements at the college titled, “Transcending Geographical Silence: Puerto Rico’s Artistic Voice.” The lectures will be held at the STC Pecan Campus Art Gallery at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.
López-Colón will conclude his visit to Rio Grande Valley with a reception on Sept. 20 at the Pecan Campus Art Gallery from 6 to 8 p.m.
All events are free and open to the public.
The STC Visual Arts and Music Department, through excellent teaching and service to the community, promotes an enhanced awareness of the role of art and music in our society. The VAM Department’s purpose is to provide a stimulating environment that encourages lifelong learning, promotes cultural awareness, and enriches the quality of life in Hidalgo and Starr counties through performance and study.
For more information, please contact Amanda Alejos at 956-872-2503 or via email at email@example.com.