The annual Sor Juana Festival honors the historic Mexican writer, feminist and nun, Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz with a dynamic line-up of artists, writers and singers at the National Museum of Mexican Art through May 13, 2023. Check out some of the exciting free or low-cost highlights. Advance registration and tickets are recommended.
The Sor Juana Festival gives tribute to the artistry of Mexican women on both sides of the border who are walking in the footsteps of Sor Juana’s legacy. Pilsen author and activist Virginia Martinez will give a free reading of her children’s book, Adventures With Abuela, on April 8, 20023 at 1 pm.
A film screening of the documentary, Belles de Noche, following the lives of Mexico’s famous cabaret artists, will be screened on April 15, 2023, at 6 pm, followed by a Q& A with the film’s director Maria Jose Cuevas. Tickets are $10.
Journalist, author, host of Latino USA and Pulitzer-Prize-winning podcast producer of Suave, Maria Hinojosa will discuss her influential career during a talk on April 22, 2023, at 6:30 pm. Tickets are $7.
Enjoy an evening of Oaxacan music and culture with Encanto Oaxaqueno con Geo Meneses, with Celso Duarte and Karla Wong on April 29, 2023, at 7 pm. Tickets are $15.
Sor Juana Festival
National Museum of Mexican Art, 1852 W. 19th St.
Through May 13, 2023
National Museum of Mexican Art
1852 W. 19th Street
Chicago, IL 60608