Posadas y Pastorelas

Posadas y Pastorelas

12.16.2012
Museum of the City of New York

Get into the holiday spirit a la mexicana. Join Mano a
Mano: Mexican Culture Without Borders for its seventh annual presentation of Posadas y
Pastorelas, a holiday celebration promoting the popular traditions of the Mexican community of
New York, featuring crafts, music, and food for families. Highlights include a workshop in
making traditional tamales and punch; Piñatamania, a mega workshop where scores of visitors
make individual piñatas; the Posada, a singing holiday procession with mariachi through the
streets of El Barrio, and a Pastorela, the traditional shepherds play. The event culminates in a
party with refreshments and the breaking of candy-filled piñatas. All workshops and events are

free with paid museum admission.

 

1220 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10029
Train 6- 103 Street

Sunday, December 16 12-5pm

Get into the holiday spirit a la mexicana. Join Mano a Mano: Mexican Culture Without Borders for its tenth annual presentation of Posadas y Pastorelas, a holiday celebration promoting the popular traditions of the Mexican community of New York, featuring music, and food for families. Highlights include Piñatamania, a workshop where visitors make piñatas; the Posada, a singing holiday procession with mariachi through the streets of El Barrio, and a Pastorela, the traditional shepherds play. The event culminates in a party with the breaking of candy-filled piñatas. All workshops and events are free with paid museum admission.

SCHEDULE 

12:00 PM Open to the Public

12:00-2:00 PM Mega Workshop on Making Piñatas and Poinsettias

2:30 PM Neighborhood Posada Procession with Mariachi Tapatio de Alvaro Paulino

3:00-3:30 PM Cultural Performance-students from Mexicanidad will be performing

3:30-4:00 PM Pastorela Shepherd's Play

4:00 PM Posada Party with Piñata

Schedule subject to change

Pastorela 2011

All events are free with Museum admission. Bring the family!

Suggested Contribution: $ 20 Family; $ 10 Adults; $ 6 Children, Seniors & Students.

How to Get There:

Subway: #6 Lexington Avenue train to 103rd Street, walk three blocks west, or #2 or #3 train to Central Park North (110th Street), walk one block east to Fifth Avenue, then south to 103rd Street.
Bus: M1, M3, M4 or M106 to 104th Street, M2 to 101st Street.

Accessibility: The Museum of the City of New York welcomes all visitors and strives to accommodate visitors of all abilities. Specialized tours are available upon request.

For more information, please call 212-587-3070, visit www.manoamano.us or email: Turn on JavaScript!.

 

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Mexican Holiday Celebrations

Posadas y Pastorelas is presented in part with the support from the Museum of the City of New York. Additional funding is provided by Mex-Am Cultural Foundation; Union Square Awards, a project of the Tides Center; New York State Council on the Arts, a State agency; and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs.

 

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