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Cultural Events

Please take an opportunity to visit one of the many cultural events that we put together or sponsor. We know you will enjoy your time at our events.

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The Institute of Hispanic Culture

The Institute of Hispanic Culture of Houston disseminates Hispanic arts, literature, and culture through its scholarships and cultural programs in the greater Houston area. Since 1965, it has awarded over $1,600,000 in scholarships to college bound high school students, college students, and teachers who pursue higher education in Hispanic language and culture.

Each year, the Institute produces numerous cultural and educational programs in collaboration with an array of local educational, civic, and arts organizations, including the University of St. Thomas, Rice University, University of Houston, Houston Arts Alliance, City of Houston, and Miller Outdoor Theatre. The Folkloric Festival at Miller Outdoor Theatre, a theatrical presentation of music and dance of the Hispanic World, is a free performance co-sponsored annually by the Institute that enlightens thousands of spectators. The Institute’s signature fundraising event the annual “Noche de las Americas” Gala a 49 year tradition that celebrates the expedition of Christopher Columbus that introduced the Hispanic Culture to the New World.

Cultural Events



10:00 am - 12:00 pm at 3315 Sul Ross Houston Texas 77098Event Type:Cultural EventLecture with "El Club de Historia de Cuba - Dr. David Almeida"


4:00 pm - 7:00 pm at 3315 Sul Ross Houston Texas 77098Event Type:Cultural EventCraft Show: "Guatemala, lo nuestro"


2:00 pm - 4:00 pm at 3315 Sul Ross Houston Texas 77098Event Type:Cultural EventCelebration of the Chilean Independence Day


4:00 pm - 6:00 pm at 3315 Sul Ross Houston, Texas 77098Event Type:Cultural Event"Alternativas Holisticas Terapéuticas"

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7:00 pm - October 3 9:00 am at 3315 Sul Ross Houston, Texas 77098Event Type:Cultural EventArt Exhibit: "Pinturaleza" by Patricia Aya


9:00 am - 5:00 pm at 2712 Southwest Freeway | Houston Texas 77098Event Type:Cultural EventExpo Centroamerica 2014


7:00 pm - 9:00 pm at University of St Thomas (Jones Hall) 3910 Yoakum Houston, TX 77006Event Type:Cultural Event"Anthology of Tango"