Downtown Madison Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Join us for a kick off at the September Madison Night Market 9/16/21. Featuring: the Latino Chamber of Commerce, LCC member businesses, Latinx owned businesses, the Angela Puerta band, and Edi Rey y su Salsera!

Celebrate Hispanic and Latino Owned Businesses
Estacion Inka
616 University Avenue University
Madison, WI, 53715
(608) 467-3010
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Los Gemelos
244 W Gilman
Madison, WI, 53703
(608) 467-6999
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Senor Machetes
121 E Main
Madison, WI, 53703
(608) 665-3031
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Celebrate Hispanic and Latino Art
Madison Museum of Contemporary Art

  • Visit this incredible exhibit: “Box of Visions: Modern and Contemporary Art from Mexico in the Midwest” or “Caja de visiones: arte moderno y contemporáneo de México en el Medio Oeste de los Estados Unidos”. This is your chance to view pieces from the museum’s extensive collection featuring artists: Manuel Álvarez Bravo, Leopoldo Méndez, José Clemente Orozco, Diego Rivera, Rufino Tamayo, Frida Kahlo, Angelica Contreras, J. Leigh Garcia, Wence Martinez and his partner Sandra Martinez, Roberto Torres Mata, and Mauricio Ramirez. Exhibit open now through January 23, 2022. Learn more here.
  • November 18: “Labor and Migration from Mexico to the Heartland” with Professor Armando Ibarra
  • January 23, 2022: Community Cartonera Workshop

Celebrate Hispanic and Latino Music
Overture Center for the Arts

Wisconsin Union Theater

  • September 30: Join the Wisconsin Union Theater for Sphinx Virtuosi, the self-conducted, professional chamber orchestra of black and Latinx musicians, aspires to advocate for diversity in the arts, transforming lives through the power of inclusion and a commitment to social impact through classical music. Learn more here.

Celebrate Hispanic and Latino Authors

  • What better way to end the celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month than with a virtual conversation from the Wisconsin Book Festival with Sandra Cisneros, author of “Martita, I Remember You” and “The House on Mango Street”. Her new book is described as being told with intimacy and searing tenderness – her conversation with Kali Fajardo-Anstine (author of “Sabina and Corina” will be one you won't want to miss! Register Here
    • Get Cisneros’ new book at the Madison Public Library here.
    • Get Fajardo-Anstine's book at the Madison Public Library here.
  • In addition to having Spanish language books, cds, dvds, graphic novels, and more – they also offer many of their events, classes, and Storytimes in Spanish! Have a little one? Drop by for Nostros leemos hora de cuentos bilingüe or Hora de jugar! Find their events calendar here.

    Did you know that Madison Public Library can be found on Facebook in Spanish? They bring you all their regular great services in Spanish too! Check out Biblioteca Pública de Madison today!
    ¿Sabía que la Biblioteca Pública de Madison se puede encontrar en Facebook en español? ¡También te traen todos sus excelentes servicios regulares en español! ¡Visite la Biblioteca Publica de Madison hoy!

Celebrate Hispanic and Latino History in Wisconsin

  • Looking to learn more about the history of the Hispanic and Latinx communities in Wisconsin? The Wisconsin Historical Society has great resources for young and old here.
  • Plus, you can find great books on Latinx heritage in the Wisconsin Historical Museum's online store here.

Latino Chamber of Commerce Members in Downtown
Best Western Premier Park Hotel
22 S Carroll
Madison, WI, 53703
(608) 285-8000

Downtown Madison, Inc
122 W Washington, Suite 250
Madison, WI, 53703
(608) 512-1331

Madison Concourse Hotel and Govenor's Club
1 W Dayton
Madison, WI, 53703

Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center
1 John Nolen
Madison, WI, 53703
(608) 261-4000

Murphy Desmond S.C., Lopez Immigration Group
33 E Main, Suite 500
Madison, WI, 54914
(608) 270-5550

Overture Center for the Arts
201 State
Madison, WI, 53703
(608) 258-4141

Short Stack Eatery
301 W Johnson
Madison, WI, 53703
(608) 709-5569