Latin American Culture Fest


Go on an exploratory journey through Mexico, Argentina, Peru, Colombia, Brazil, Cuba and Panama and experience the music, dance, arts, crafts and issues going on in this region of the world. See performances ranging from traditional to contemporary, free public art, lectures and more!


Latin American Learning Market Place
Browse shop and learn about goods commonly sold in Latin American markets.
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Día de los Muertos  (Day of the Dead)
Pay tribute to some notable Latin Americans at our Day of the Dead altar. 
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Concourse (OMNIMAX® entrance)

Visual Art & Display: Indigenous Arts from Colombia and Panamá
Molas and beaded jewelry are popular in Colombia and Panama.  Learn about the history behind these unique styles of artistic expression.  Kids can try their hand at beading and/or creating their own paper molas!
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Newsreel Theater

Film Screening: Watch & Listen, Latin Music USA
So you love salsa and feel inspired by the Tango on dancing with the stars, but do you know where it all began? Join us for a screening of the PBS documentary – Latin Music USA to learn more about Latin music influences in American culture. 
1 to 2 p.m. & 4 to 5 p.m.

Passport to the World Stage

Los Embajadores Peruanos
Traditional Peruvian dance group

MYCincinnati Youth Orchestra
MYCincinnati is a youth orchestra program for children inspired by Venezuela's music education program El Sistema, which has been emulated in over 30 countries, and in many U.S. cities.
1 p.m.

Que Lindo es Panama
Traditional Dance group featuring exciting dances from Panama
2 p.m.              

Asi es Colombia
Folkloric dance group that promotes diversity and the richness of Colombian culture    
3 p.m.          

Danza Contigo Peru
Traditional dance group featuring Peruvian dances   
4 p.m.

Duke Energy Children’s Museum

Where in the World Presents: Clay Suns
What is one thing that we all need to live? The SUN! Create a clay sun inspired by the work of Mexican clay sun artists.
2 p.m.

Young at Art: Tin Art
Be inspired by pieces of Mexican Tin art, and create a piece of your own to wear.
3 p.m.

Salsa Dance party!
Celebrate Latin Culture fest and join us for a dance party infused with Salsa music!
4 p.m.

Presented by Luxottica

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Activities in the Rotunda and Dining Rooms are free. Activities in our museums are free for Members or included with your All Museums Pass.



10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 15