The Hispanic Women's Network of Texas (HWNT) is a state-wide organization of individuals from diverse backgrounds who are committed to promoting the participation of women in public, corporate and civic arenas. HWNT seeks to advance the educational, cultural, social, legal and economic well-being of all women through a broader awareness of their role in society, business and family. Members strive to celebrate the positive image and values of the Hispanic culture.
The mission of the Center for Mexican American Studies (CMAS) is to serve Texas and the nation as a leader in the intellectual development of Mexican American and Latina/o studies. Faculty and students affiliated with CMAS study the cultural practices, historical development, and socioeconomic conditions of Mexican American and Latina/o communities.
The Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center (ESB-MACC) is dedicated to the preservation, creation, presentation, and promotion of the cultural arts of Mexican Americans and Latino cultures.
The LCC is available for rent to nonprofit organizations that share the Center’s mission of promoting Latino art and culture. The Center includes a 300 seat theater, a gallery, sculpture courtyards, a multipurpose room and a plaza for outdoor events.
Mexic-Arte Museum is dedicated to cultural enrichment and education through the collection, preservation and presentation of traditional and contemporary Mexican, Latino, and Latin American art and culture to promote dialogue and develop understanding for visitors of all ages.
Held on Mother’s Day weekend with a Ballet Folklorico at the Arneson River Theatre in San Antonio. Tthe Ballet Folklorico Festival troupe performs their annual performance of traditional folkorico flair.
Explore the distinctive culture which upholds deep-rooted customs, tradition and family as a way of life. This family event features food, drink, pony rides for the kids, Ballet Folklorico performances, charreada and live Mariachi music.
As a non-profit organization the Mexican Heritage Society generates funds from our Annual Fiesta along with local sponsors to help provide scholarships to the youth of Southeast Texas of Mexican descent, so they may further their education by attending college.
¡Que Bueno! Taco Fest is an annual festival highlighting the taco and creative culture of Corpus Christi. At its core, ¡Que Bueno! Taco Fest is a food festival focused on tacos plus Mexican art and culture. However, the festival has a greater purpose. ¡Que Bueno! Taco Fest was created to be a signature event for Corpus Christi.