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Las Artes Tradicionales en La Comunidad, 2000-2001, 2000-2001

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Scope and Contents note

Artes Traditionales en la Communidad is a collection of color slides and B&W and color prints, field recordings, professional recordings, ephemera and artifacts from a statewide project to serve the needs of Latino communities. The project was established to: 1) build an on-going statewide Latino Arts & Culture network through an e-group and an annual conference; 2) coordinate traditional artists residencies in Latino communities statewide; and 3) develop a plan for a future summer arts and culture camp for Latino youth. The Folklife Coordinator, Gabriella Riccardi, travels statewidLatino youth and adults.

Some highlights of the images collected are pinatas, embroidery, Huichol dancing, retablos, paper flowers, celebrations and food ways.

The e-group address is

In 2002, Riccardi and Nusz created a traveling exhibit, "Our Ways: History and Culture of Mexicans In Oregon," as the culmination of the project.

The project received funding from the National Endowment for the A11S, PGE Enron, the Oregon Arts Commission, and the Regional Arts & Culture Council.


  • 2000-2001


Conditions Governing Access

From the Collection:

Collection is open to the public. Collection must be used in Special Collections and University Archives Reading Room. Collection or parts of collection may be stored offsite. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives in advance of your visit to allow for transportation time.

General Physical Description note

636 slides, 76 photographs

Repository Details

Part of the University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives Repository

1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR 97403-1299 USA