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La Mujer Festival

April 21 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

In its 13th year, the ESB MACC’s annual La Mujer event celebrates women and women-identifying individuals in Austin’s Mexican American and Latina/o/x/e community.

The event takes place both indoors and outdoors and if you don’t register for a workshop, you will still have access to all of the other features of the event including all the outdoor activities and Frida Friday ATX market.

Indoor activities include visual art exhibits from the Cathedral with curator Monica Ceniceros, keynote speakers, and four workshops: Workshop #1 is Sound Healing with Andrea Cortes from the Mind, Body and Music Center, Workshop #2 is a Rebozo (Shawl) Workshop with Irasema from Manos Magicas, Workshop #3 is a Somatic Writing Workshop with poet & author Leticia Urieta, and Workshop #4 is a sound & movement family workshop with Creative Action. The workshops require pre-registration; all other activities will be open to all attendees with no RSVP or ticket required.

Outdoor activities feature an all-day Friday Friday ATX Artisan Marketplace with TK Tunchez and Las Ofrendas. Frida Friday ATX is an economic movement of intersectional marketplaces & cultural spaces centering Latinx, BIPOC & queer folks. A great opportunity to shop local women-owned businesses including Chamoy kit making with Besitos Chamoy! There will be free outdoor hand-on children’s activities, an “Open Pitch”, which gives Austinites a chance to speak about their business, craft, or organization, and an”Open Mic” featuring up-and-coming performers in music and poetry. There will be mental health resources on site presented by Ashwell House and plenty of amenities like food trucks, aguas frescas, outdoor seating, DJ music, and raffle prizes.


April 21
1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Event Category:


The Cathedral
2403 E. 16th St.
Austin, TX 78702 United States
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Performance Type
Arts, Festival, Class or Workshop