Water Is Life Update – Okeanos Indigenous Sailing Canoe

Raíces Cultural Center, along with more than a dozen community collaborators and co-sponsors and over fifty local and international artists, is gearing up for this weekend’s Water Is Life Art Exhibit Series Opening Reception. The Okeanos Foundation for the Sea … Continue reading

Be A Part of Our Upcoming Water Is Life Exhibit: Thunderbird Woman Coloring Page

Color your own Thunderbird Woman to add to the Thunderbird Woman Wall at the group art exhibit during the Water Is Life Opening Reception.

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LIVING IN THE SHADOWS: UNDERGROUND IMMIGRANT COMMUNITIES

by Francisco G. Gómez Since the Republicans took power a little over a month ago, the issues of illegal immigration have dominated the political landscape in an unprecedented way. Even if you attempt to turn a blind eye  to the constant … Continue reading

Photo Gallery: Eco-Art Exhibit featuring Artist Lisa Bagwell

by Nicole Wines On October 15, 2016, Raíces Cultural Center’s EcoCulture program presented a solo art exhibit and artist talk featuring the Eco-Art of Lisa Bagwell. The opening exhibit was a huge success, with over one hundred attendees visiting throughout … Continue reading

Eco-Art Exhibit Opening October 15

Join Raíces Cultural Center on October 15th for the opening of a solo exhibit by NJ artist Lisa Bagwell. The Eco-Art Exhibit will feature sculptures made entirely of post-consumer recycled materials. Selected artwork will remain on display through November. Hope … Continue reading

Food, Music and Culture = EcoCulture

by Francisco G. Gómez Recently I was asked why Raíces’ mission had strayed so far away from the Arts. As all things evolve through the processes of experience, connections and new understanding, I pondered the question for a moment before … Continue reading

DIY Fridays – Raíces DIY Crowdfunding Fundraiser Project

You’ve heard of Kickstarter and Indiegogo?  Crowdfunding projects where you have to reach a certain goal by a certain date to receive any funding at all?  Well, Raíces opted to get away from the idea of a middleman fundraising platform … Continue reading

A Crowdfunding Project of our Own! Help Preserve and Spread Culture by Donating to the Raíces Archive and Cultural Exchange

In just one week, we are leaving for a cultural and eco-cultural exchange on the island of Puerto Rico. Raíces Co-directors will be attending and documenting the 5th Bomba Research Conference and exploring ecological sites and eco-farms like Plenitud PR … Continue reading

Visualizing the Possibilities

by Francisco G. Gómez It seems to be human nature to see ourselves in light of how others see us; what a hindrance this is for our personal progress and growth! By progress I mean what we can accomplish, things … Continue reading