5 p.m. - midnight September 12, 2014


We’re keeping the doors open until midnight tonight in celebration of the final weekend of Behind Closed Doors: Art in the Spanish American Home, 1492-1898.

Come for live music, lectures, film screenings, and more!

Music & Dancing:

  • 5-7:30 p.m.: Music by the Javier Olondo Quartet
  • 6 p.m.: Flamenco dance demonstration with Maricruz DeLage
  • 7:15 p.m.: Folklore Mexican dance demonstration with Maricruz Delage
  • 8 p.m.: Salsa dance lesson with Liquid Rhythm
  • 8:30-11:30 p.m.: Music by Asheson
  • 9:15 p.m. & 10:15 p.m.: Liquid Rhythm dance performances

Javier Olondo Quartet


Talks & Tours:

  • 6 p.m.:“Reimagining Race, Class, and Identity in the New World” lecture with Mia Bagneris, Assistant Professor, History of Art at Tulane University and essayist for Behind Closed Doors catalog
  • 7 p.m.: Behind Closed Doors gallery talk with curatorial fellow Lucia Abramovich
  • 7:30 p.m.: Artist Perspective with Ayo Scott marking the closing weekend of Rising Up: Hale Woodruff’s Murals at Talladega College
  • 8:30 p.m.: Behind Closed Doors Spanish language gallery talk with Marietta Lopez


Food & Cocktails:

  • Café NOMA will stay open until 11:30 p.m. serving distinctive culinary favorites from around the world, highlighting Latin aspects of the exhibition
  • NOMA will also be serving specialty cocktails throughout the evening

Film Screenings

  • 8 p.m.: Strictly Ballroom: A maverick dancer risks his career by performing an unusual routine and sets out to succeed with a new partner.
  • 9:45 p.m.: Evita: This hit musical is based on the life of Evita Duarte, a B-picture Argentinian actress who eventually became the wife of Argentinian president Juan Perón, and the most beloved and hated woman in Argentina.


  • 5-10 p.m.: Art on the Spot
  • 8-11 p.m.: Portrait photos
  • 10 p.m.: Winners of the fashion contest announced

All of the evening’s festivities are included with museum admission:

  • $10 adults | $8 seniors| $6 children (7-17)
  • Children 6 and under are free.
  • University students with valid ID receive $8
  • Members of partner organizations receive 1/2 off museum admission with valid membership

This event is related to the exhibition Behind Closed Doors: Art in the Spanish American Home, 1492–1898.