San Diego Category: Attractions
Originally founded in 1970 as the Chicano Community Cultural Center, the Centro Cultural de la Raza is now a museum dedicated to preserving, promoting, creating and educating about the Chicano, Mexican, Indigenous, and Latino historical art and culture here in San Diego.
As a multidisciplinary cultural arts center, Centro Cultural de la Raza features rotating exhibits year around that focus on their cultural history, and are created by volunteers of the local Mexican, Chicano and Latino cultures. Performances of cultural theater, dance, music, film and video are also a few exciting things to be seen at “The Centro” on your travel to San Diego.
The Centro functions as an alternative space for children, teens and adults in the San Diego and Tijuana region to facilitate and encourage artistic growth and promote cultural interchange throughout the local community.
Is experiencing something diverse and cultural on your San Diego to do list? If not, it should be! With a dynamic schedule of events, classes, performances, readings, and exhibits you are sure to learn something new and walk away with a better understanding of a culture other than your own.
Ongoing classes at The Centro are open to everyone, and include but are not limited to: Azteca Dance Regalia Making, Ballet Folklorico, Teatro Unido Children’s Theater and Teen Theater.
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By: Krista Kosmicki
Address: 2004 Park Blvd.