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An opportunity to practice and experience a foreign language is through the participation in cultural events. Foreign language students internalize a language and their study when they take the initiative and immerse themselves in its culture(s). Here are a few fun opportunities to immerse in the Spanish culture by volunteering and experiencing the Other.

Join in these Exciting Community Event & Help Us

  • Set up
  • Greet public at information table
  • Hang Decorations
  • Family Activities
  • Assist backstage and directing traffic
  • Tell us what you would like to do

Sign up now to secure a space as a volunteer!

Email: linda.crockett@austintexas.org or bernardino.miranda@austintexas.org


“El Grito de Independencia”

Dieciséis, Mexico’s Independence Celebration

Saturday, September 15th

Volunteers needed:  4 p.m. to 10 p.m.

“5th Year Anniversary Celebration

Celebrating Five Years of Cultural Enrichment

Saturday, October 13th

Volunteers needed from 2 p.m. – 9 p.m.

  • Open House
  • Dedication to Carlos Pineda
  • Library Grand Opening
  • “Sueños Desgarrados – Opening Reception
  • Danza Azteca Guadalupana
  • Award of Excellence Ceremony

The 5th Annual Día los Muertos Celebration

Saturday, November 3

Our Mission:

The Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center is dedicated to the preservation, creation, presentation, and promotion of Mexican American Cultural Arts and heritage.

The center is a resource for the community and visitors to learn and participate in programs that will foster a meaningful understanding and appreciation of not only Mexican American, but also Native American, Chicano, and other Latino cultures.  The programs, events and educational curriculum include the areas of visual arts, theatre, dance, literature, music, multi-media and film.