Vejigantes, from Puerto Rico to NIU with Lorimar Matos

Meet Chicago artist Lorimar Matos and create your very own vejigante mask. Come learn about the history and meaning behind vejigante masks and what inspired Matos on their journey to becoming a mascarera.

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Sponsored by Latino Resource Center and Center for Latino and Latin American Studies

Tuesday, October 10, 2023 at 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Latino Center, smart classroom
515 Garden Rd, DeKalb, IL 60115

Event Type

Lectures, Presentations and Workshops


Arts and Culture, Health and Wellness, Careers, Diversity

Target Audience



Latino Heritage Month

Academic Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Center for Latino and Latin American Studies, Latino Resource Center
Contact Name

Elbia Del Llano

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