Exhibition: Danzas Matlachines
Sep
14
to Nov 25

Exhibition: Danzas Matlachines

Mexic-Arte Museum is pleased to present Danzas Matlachines: Tesoros y Patrimonio Cultural - Las Tradiciónes Continúan (Matlachine Dances: Treasures and Cultural Patrimony - The Traditions Continue), an exhibition examining the Matachine dance traditions from the state of Coahuila in northern Mexico and highlighting the continuing cultural practice in Austin, Texas. The exhibition is organized in conjunction with the commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Austin-Saltillo Sister Cities collaborative relationship that was established in 1968. 

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September ASCI Social
Sep
26
5:30 PM17:30

September ASCI Social

Please join us for our ASCI Social, where we will be sharing sister city news, welcome new folks who are interested in our organization and generally will have a good time networking with other citizen diplomats. ASCI will not be covering the cost of food or drinks. Everyone is welcome.

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Passport To The World: Family-Friendly International Festival
Nov
3
12:00 PM12:00

Passport To The World: Family-Friendly International Festival

Enjoy an afternoon of exploring Austin's rich international community through live performances, interactive games and crafts, international snacks, speakers, and so much more! Learn about all of Austin's incredible Sister Cities & Friendship Cities -- be sure to get your passport stamped! Fun for kids of all ages but most activities suited for children 5+.

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Global Austin Peace Day
Sep
19
6:30 PM18:30

Global Austin Peace Day

  • Mabee Ballroom, St. Edward's University (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

A Celebration of the 11 Days of Global Unity and the International Day of Peace!
The Eleven Days of Global Unity begin on September 11 and will culminate onSeptember 21, the U.N. International Day of Peace. In Austin, this is an opportunity to come together in spirit and action for greater peace. For a listing of events throughout the community, go to www.peacedayaustin.org.

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Opening Reception Viva La Vida 35 and Danzas Matlachines
Sep
14
6:00 PM18:00

Opening Reception Viva La Vida 35 and Danzas Matlachines

  • Mexic-Arte Museum 419 Congress Ave, Austin, Texas 78701 U,S,A, (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join Mexic-Arte Museum for the opening reception of our upcoming exhibitions 
Viva la Vida: Celebrating 35 Years of Mexic-Arte Museum’s Día de los Muertos and Danzas Matlachines: Tesoros y Patrimonio Cultural, Las Tradiciónes Continúan. There will be Antojitos, live music and drinks to enjoy. 

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Spoken Stories from México
Sep
13
to Sep 14

Spoken Stories from México

Austin Sister Cities is bringing a group of Mexican bilingual story tellers to Austin from Saltillo on Thursday, September 13 and Friday, September 14. We are looking for teachers and students from grade 1 to 12 that are interested in Mexican folk stories, Spanish language and international relations. Story times slots are approximately 30 minutes and can be scheduled for either day between 10am and 5pm. This community program is supported by Austin Sister Cities and Mexic-Arte Museum. There is no cost to participate. 

To schedule a time to have a Mexican story teller visit your classroom or designated public space, please email saltillo@austinsistercities.com or call Nick at 512-653-4792.

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Austin Day in Saltillo 2018
Jul
24
to Jul 27

Austin Day in Saltillo 2018

Since the declaration of Saltillo Day in Austin and Austin Day in Saltillo in 2017, our two cities are celebrating friendship with a special day dedicated to international understanding. Join us in Saltillo, Mexico on July 25, 2018 for Austin Day in Saltillo

Learn more here

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Peru Delegation Farewell Reception
Jul
17
7:00 PM19:00

Peru Delegation Farewell Reception

Come join GlobalAustin and friends from Austin-Lima Sister Cities and Friendship Force as we host a farewell reception for members of the Peruvian National Congress on professional exchange from Peru. This event concludes our visitors' trip to Austin to learn more about accountable government. A short program will start at 8 PM with remarks from our guests. 

Members can enjoy TNT's new Taco Tuesday Street Taco Bar at $10 per person all night. Cash bar. There is free, off-street parking available and accessible by either 5th or Pressler Street.

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July Meeting - Austin Saltillo Sister Cities
Jul
9
4:00 PM16:00

July Meeting - Austin Saltillo Sister Cities

*** Please note that we will no longer be meeting on the 2nd floor, but instead we will meet in RM 1029, on the first floor. AND due to the high demand of the room, our meetings will no longer end at 6pm, but instead will end at 5:30pm***

If you have any issues getting to this room, please call Lizette at 915-740-2844. 

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June Meeting - Austin Saltillo Sister Cities
Jun
11
4:00 PM16:00

June Meeting - Austin Saltillo Sister Cities

*** Please note that we will no longer be meeting on the 2nd floor, but instead we will meet in RM 1029, on the first floor. AND due to the high demand of the room, our meetings will no longer end at 6pm, but instead will end at 5:30pm***

If you have any issues getting to this room, please call Lizette at 915-740-2844. 

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May ASCI Social
May
30
5:30 PM17:30

May ASCI Social

Please join us for our second ASCI Social, where we will be sharing sister city news, welcome new folks who are interested in our organization and generally will have a good time networking with other citizen diplomats.

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May Meeting - Austin Saltillo Sister Cities
May
14
4:00 PM16:00

May Meeting - Austin Saltillo Sister Cities

*** Please note that we will no longer be meeting on the 2nd floor, but instead we will meet in RM 1029, on the first floor. AND due to the high demand of the room, our meetings will no longer end at 6pm, but instead will end at 5:30pm***

If you have any issues getting to this room, please call Lizette at 915-740-2844. 

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New French Cinema Week 2018 Correspondance: The Music/Video Exchange Project Screening and Party
Apr
26
9:30 PM21:30

New French Cinema Week 2018 Correspondance: The Music/Video Exchange Project Screening and Party

Filmmakers and musicians from Austin and Angers, France participated in the Correspondance project, an exchange program that pairs two artists to create a collaborative work between their respective artistic practices: music and video. In this program, we will showcase a series of videos created by Austin video artists for Angers musicians, and vice versa. The screening will be followed by a party open to all ticket and pass holders, with live performances by Holodeck Records modular synth artists Curved Light and Dylan Cameron. Both artists were contributors to the project.

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April Meeting - Austin Saltillo Sister Cities
Apr
9
4:00 PM16:00

April Meeting - Austin Saltillo Sister Cities

*** Please note that we will no longer be meeting on the 2nd floor, but instead we will meet in RM 1029, on the first floor. AND due to the high demand of the room, our meetings will no longer end at 6pm, but instead will end at 5:30pm***

If you have any issues getting to this room, please call Lizette at 915-740-2844. 

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Saltillo Day in Austin
Apr
7
1:00 PM13:00

Saltillo Day in Austin

You're invited! Bienvenidos! Welcome Everyone to the 2nd Annual Saltillo Day in Austin! Once again, we are celebrating international understanding, cooperation and friendship with our amig@s from Austin's sister city in Mexico: Saltillo! 

Did you know that Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico was the Capitol of Texas until 1836? Austin and Saltillo have strong family ties. Come and share your stories about familia in Saltillo for our video archives.

Join us for a free Family Fiesta, with live music, dance, and craft makers. The event is free (no admission) and open to the public.

Please contact Austin-Saltillo Sister Cities Association if you'd like to volunteer!

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ASCI Network Social
Mar
28
5:30 PM17:30

ASCI Network Social

 

Join us for our March "ASCI Network Social." These informal get-togethers will serve to exchange news and ideas, welcome and get to know new members, and simply enjoy each others company! The event is open to anyone interested in what we do, so please spread the word. We have reserved a table at East Austin's Sawyer and Co, but kindly note, that ASCI cannot cover drinks or food. We're looking forward to seeing you all there!

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Japan Nite Pre-Show Mixer
Mar
16
5:00 PM17:00

Japan Nite Pre-Show Mixer

The Austin-Oita Sister Cities Committee is hosting a preshow mixer for Japan Nite SXSW 2018

When : 5:00pm -7:00pm
Where: Valhalla
710 Red River
Austin, TX 78701

Details:
Join AOSCC for a pre-party at Valhalla for the Japan Nite show over at Elysium (across the street). We are going to meet and mingle before heading over to the Japan Nite show. Feel free to invite others or visitors interested in AOSCC and or Japan. We would like to meet people from out of town visiting at SXSW or from Japan. There is no badge requirements just bring yourself and friends :)

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