Lecture: Eduardo Diaz "Latino Representation at the Smithsonian"
Date: February 21, 2019 Time: 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Event Description Eduardo Díaz is the director of the Smithsonian Latino Center and a 30-year veteran of arts administration. He is responsible for the management and delivery of exhibitions, public and educational programs and the Latino Center’s Latino Virtual Museum. During his tenure, he spearheaded exhibitions “Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art” and “Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America’s Past Revealed.” Current research initiatives include the Caribbean Indigenous Legacies Project and the Latino D.C. History Project. Previous positions include executive director of the National Hispanic Cultural Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico, managing a private consulting firm that served arts institutions and agencies, co-founder of the International Accordion Festival in San Antonio, and director of Cultural Affairs for the City of San Antonio. He is currently a member of the National Association of Latino Arts and Culture.