Wise Elders Portraiture Class at Centro Tyrone Guzman with En Familia hay Fuerza, mural on the history of immigrant farm labor to the United States, 2017; Aliza Nisenbaum; oil on linen; The Mary Ingebrand-Pohlad Endowment for Twentieth Century Paintings; 2018.13.2

Hispanic American Heritage at Mia

Join Mia in celebrating the creative and cultural contributions of Hispanic-American, Latinx, and Spanish-speaking artists and communities through artworks, exhibitions, tours, and videos.


Permanent Collection

This selection includes artworks at Mia created by U.S.-born artists of Latin and Hispanic heritage; artists with dual citizenship; and artists from Latin America and Spain who have lived and worked in the USA. It also includes a number of portraits of Hispanic-American sitters, both living and deceased.

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Related Tours

Self-Guided Tour

This tour celebrates the rich artistic heritage of Spanish-speaking people within the United States, Mexico, and Spain. It also acknowledges the artistic accomplishments of Indigenous cultures who were conquered and colonized by the Spanish Empire, and whose Spanish-speaking descendants live on in Mexico and Peru.

Tour in Spanish

Tour in English

Cross Currents Tour

Cross Currents Tours are self-directed gallery quests to find Mia Guide-facilitated stops throughout the museum. For Hispanic Hispanic Heritage Month, celebrate the rich artistic heritage of Spanish-speaking cultures from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. Guides are available in the galleries 260, 322, 376, and 341 from 1 to 3 pm.

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Past Exhibitions

Jonathan Herrera Soto: In Between / Underneath (Entremedio / Por Debajo)

In exploring our relationship with complicated and often distant systems of state-sponsored violence, this exhibition invites audiences to interact with the faces representing the politically dispossessed—people who have disappeared, are incarcerated, or were executed.

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Envisioning Evil: "The Nazi Drawings" by Mauricio Lazansky

The son of Jewish immigrants in Argentina, Mauricio Lasansky (1914–2012) moved to the United States in 1943. Brutal, haunting, and raw, “Envisioning Evil: ‘The Nazi Drawings’ by Mauricio Lasansky” features his series of 33 monumental drawings made with pencil, turpentine, and earth colors.

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Teacher and Family Resources

Mexican Prints

This provides a close-up look at 14 prints from Mia’s collection. This resource is designed to be relevant to visual arts, social studies, English language arts, Spanish language, and interdisciplinary lessons for students in grades 6 to 12.
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Día de los Muertos

In collaboration with our partner Centro Tyrone Guzman, we are honoring Día de los Muertos with a variety of videos and other interactive elements located here and on Centro’s website. We hope you and your family will join us in exploring the history, symbolism, and art behind this meaningful holiday.

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