Posadas y Pastorelas

Posadas y Pastorelas

12.19.2010
Museum of the City of New York

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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.

 

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.

 

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. Please call 212.534.1672, ext. 3393 for more information. An accessible entrance is available on 104th Street between Fifth Avenue and Madison Avenue. Headsets and neck loops for hard of hearing visitors are available for programs in the Museum auditorium. A wheelchair lift is available for access to the Museum Auditorium, and all exhibition videos are open-captioned.

 

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

 

Posadas y Pastorelas is presented with the support of the Museum of the City of New York. Additional funding is provided by the New York State Council on the Arts, a State Agency; the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs; City Council Member Melissa Mark-Viverito; and Goya Foods. Media Sponsor: El Diario de México.

 

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