A weeklong exhibit of student work will open Sept. 24 at Pulaski Technical College as part of the college's National Hispanic Heritage Month celebration.
The exhibition will feature arts, crafts and multimedia presentations created by students enrolled in Spanish language courses at Pulaski Tech. The exhibits will include entries highlighting more than 20 Spanish-speaking countries.
A grand opening for the exhibition is planned for 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 24, in the U.S. Bank Room in the Information Technology building on the main campus, 3000 West Scenic Drive. After that, the exhibition will be open daily 8:30 a.m. - 8 p.m. through Sept. 28.
The exhibit, sponsored by Pulaski Technical College's Department of Languages in conjunction with the Division of Fine Arts and Humanities, is free and open to the public.
National Hispanic Heritage Month celebration begins on Sept. 15, the anniversary of independence for five Latin American countries--Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua. In addition, Mexico declared its independence on Sept. 16, and Chile on Sept. 18. The celebration ends Oct. 15.
Pulaski Tech kicked off the celebration early with a series of lunchtime lectures about Spanish music, art, poetry and literature. The series, called Lunchtime Limonada, was sponsored by the Department of Languages, in cooperation with the Fine Arts and Humanities Division.
The celebration continues into October with the showing of several Spanish-language movies. Showings are scheduled for the following dates and times:
Oct. 22: 6 p.m., R.J. Wills Lecture Hall, Campus Center.
Oct. 23: 2 p.m., R.J. Wills Lecture Hall, Campus Center.
Oct. 24: 2 p.m., Kanis Room 230
Oct. 25: 6 p.m., Kanis Room 230
Nov. 5: 6 p.m., Kanis Room 230
Nov. 6: 2 p.m. Kanis Room 230,
Nov. 7: 6 p.m., R.J. Wills Lecture Hall, Campus Center.
Nov. 8: 2 p.m. R.J. Wills Lecture Hall, Campus Center.