Somos Su Futuro/We Are Your Future art from Mexico Photo: etching by Alejandro Aranda More photos

Somos Su Futuro/We Are Your Future art from Mexico

Winnipeg, Manitoba

Visual Arts, Indigenous — Collective Creation

We Are Your Future (Somos Su Futuro): creativity and resilience among women weavers of Tlamacazapa, Mexico is an exhibition of paintings, etchings and weaving focusing on the lives of indigenous women from the community of Tlamacazapa, Guerrero, Mexico. Winnipeg's Ray Dirks was invited by Atzin in Mexico to join master printmaker Alejandro Aranda, from Cuernavaca, as the featured artists. They are joined by indigenous women weavers from Tlamacazapa who add baskets, mats and figures to this vibrant and educational exhibition. Experience life and art far from Mexico's tourist resorts. September 9 to November 12.

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This activity is in English.
This activity is wheelchair accessible.
Keywords: Printmaking, Mixed Media, Drawing, Arts and Craft, Painting, Multicultural, Educational, Indoors, All Ages, Adults, Family Friendly, traditional Nahua weaving from Guerrero Mexico


Fri 30 Sep 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Sat 01 Oct 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Sun 02 Oct No events scheduled.


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600 Shaftesbury Blvd.
Winnipeg, Manitoba


The MHC Gallery is located on the south campus of Canadian Mennonite University, just south of the corner of Grant Ave. and Shaftesbury Blvd. Ample free parking. Main gallery is wheelchair accessible. Upper level gallery is not.


  • etching by Alejandro Aranda
  • artwork details by Ray Dirks
  • photo of weaver Rufina Fermin Procopio by Ray Dirks
  • More photos


MHC Gallery

Activity Contact

Ray Dirks and Connie Wiebe
204 888 6781 ext 194

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Ray Dirks
curator, MHC Gallery
204 667 9340

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