Henderson, Nev. The Heritage Center at Nevada State College (NSC) will present Nuestra Identidad (Our Identity), an art collection by Maricela Alvarado. Alvarado’s work includes rich and colorful images of Mexican Heritage.
Born in Mexico City, Alvarado has over 27 years of experience in plastic arts. Her artistic talents have been recognized by Baja California’s Autonomous University as well as by the local and state governments of Baja California. From 1984 to 2004, she exhibited individually and collectively in Mexico and the United States.
The exhibition will open Thursday, February 15 and will run through March 15. The pieces will be on exhibition at the Heritage Center located in Room 110 at 311 Water Street in Henderson.
The exhibit is free and open to the public.
The Heritage Center is a conduit for creating a vibrant and open campus embodying the principles of respect, openness, tolerance, and mutual understanding among all members of the Nevada State College community. Exhibitions and events furthering the center’s mission of promoting awareness and appreciation for the contributions of all races, cultures, lifestyles, and religions are regularly presented throughout the year.
Nevada State College opened its doors to students in September 2002 after the Nevada Board of Regents and Nevada State Legislature determined the need for enhanced educational opportunities in Southern Nevada in 1997. The college currently enrolls 1,950 students.
NSC’s main campus is located on over 500 acres in the foothills of Henderson and provides progressive bachelors programs in several in-demand fields of study. Nevada State College offers a low student-to-professor ratio and competitive tuition rates.
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