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Grand Opening Perth Amboy Center Hispanic Heritage Art Show Perth Amboy Gallery 10/30/14 *Photos by Eric Salvary

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Hispanic Heritage Celebration/Hilos de Ayer Art Exhibit

Perth Amboy Gallery Center for the Arts

Press Release

PERTH AMBOY – Mayor Wilda Diaz and the Perth Amboy Gallery: Center for the Arts announce the Hispanic Heritage Celebration featuring the Hilos de Ayer opening reception on Thursday, October 30th.

This traveling exhibit showcases the rich history and traditions which began with the stitches and stories of Latina seamstresses. The exhibit will feature historical documents and traditional garments, along with a presentation about their cultural significance. A discussion will be held on Hispanic contributions to fashion and musical performance and refreshments will be served.

This event is made in partnership with curator Beatrice Caraballo, Camden County Historical Society, and La Casa de Educacion y Cultura Latina, Inc., as part of the City of Perth Amboy’s as part of the city-wide Hispanic Heritage Celebration events. The Perth Amboy Art Gallery Center for the Arts is located on 339 Reade Street. For gallery hours or for additional information please contact Lis Mery Ramirez at 732-826-0290 ext. 4325.

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