September 29, 6:45pm at the Mexican Cultural Institute
Join the Mexican Cultural Institute to honor Artemio Posadas for being named a National Endowment for the Arts National Heritage Fellow and 2016 Bess Lomas Hawes award recipient. The evening will include a performance by Artemio Posadas.
Artemio Posadas is a musician, dancer, teacher, and tireless cultural organizer, and this year's Bess Lomax Hawes National Heritage Fellow for his commitment to the Mexican tradition of son huasteco. In addition to the celebration at the MCI, the NEA will celebrate the 2016 National Heritage Fellow in Washington, DC, at an awards ceremony at the Library of Congress on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 5:30pm.