April 2024 Events

El Salvador: "Solitary Dialogues" Art Exhibition

March - late April

The Embassy of El Salvador is celebrating the works of venerated Salvadoran artist César Menéndez by hosting Solitary Dialogues, an art exhibition that displays his surrealist works.

Uruguay: Tango Wednesdays

March 27 - April 17 · 6:30 pm-7:30 pm every Wednesday

Dance tango in four lessons! Classes are for beginners and should be taken in order as each class builds progressively on the class before it. Do not wear tennis shoes or shoes with rubber soles. Must attend with a partner; no singles. Limited capacity. 

Argentina & Uruguay: Milonga del Festival

April 5 · 8:00 pm - 11 pm

The Pan American Symphony Orchestra will be showcasing a breathtaking tango performance by Cuarteto Rotterdam from Berlin, Germany. Musical pieces will showcase both contemporary pieces and classics from the Golden Age of Tango in the 1940’s with a wine reception included!

Colombia: Violinist Stella Pedroza Torres

April 8 · 5:00 pm

Catholic University Student and Colombian Musician Stella Pedroza Torres will be presenting a riveting lecture-recital at the Embassy of Colombia Auditorium on April 8th, at 5:00 pm. Her presentation will delve into the music theory and themes behind the works of Composer Gabriela Lena Frank.

Brazil: Caetano Veloso on Tour

April 9 · 8:00 pm - 10 pm

Grammy Award winner Caetano Veloso, regarded as "one of the greatest songwriters of the century" by The New York Times for his pioneering role in Bossa Nova music, will be performing at a sold-out show hosted by Strathmore Arts on April 9th. This is just the latest rendition in a long list of Brazilian artists that have performed in the DMV area this year, such as Rodrigo Amarante and Grupo Corpo!

Perú: Nuwa Waimaku. The Power of Words

Month of April

The Embassy of Perú opened the exhibition of Natalia Revilla on March 27th. The story of each Nuwa Waimaku tells their fight against the dispossession of their territory and the care of their family in the Amazon.

Mexico: La vida entre latidos by Miguel Milló

Miguel Milló, with his own distinctive style acquired through years of artistic work, presents "La vida entre latidos" in collaboration with the Universidad Iberoamericana campus Ciudad de México and the Mexican Cultural Institute in Washington, DC.

Opens on APRIL 12

Visiting Hours: Monday–Friday 10am–6pm • Saturday 12pm–4pm

Argentina: Vestir el Cuerpo Textile Exhibition

April 17 · 6:00 pm

Victoria Muniagurria’s work speaks of a metamorphosis, of the different skins we use in life. This series made during the COVID-19 pandemic uses surgical gauze as a medium, synonymous with healing and repairing. The use of natural dyes refers to the return of nature.

Spain: "Javier Arocena in DC"

April 18 · 6:30 pm - 9 pm

Spanish dancer Javier Arozena will perform in a unique showing at the Former Residence of the Ambassadors of Spain.

Javier Arozena, a renowned Spanish dancer and choreographer, will visit the Spanish Cultural Center in Washington, D.C. to debut a new performance this April.

Spain: Symphony by Rosalía Gómez

April 23 · 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Spanish pianist Rosalía Gómez Lasheras performs at the Former Residence of the Ambassadors of Spain as part of the program “Spanish Young Music Talents.”

Spain: Strange Way of Life

April 25 · 6:30 pm

After twenty-five years, Silva rides a horse across the desert to visit his friend Sheriff Jake. They celebrate the meeting, but the next morning, Jake tells him that the reason for his trip is not to go down the memory lane of their friendship.

Mexico: Jorge Yazpik, Sculptures and Media

April 25 - mid July

In over three decades of artistic creation, Mexican sculptor Jorge Yázpik has challenged many of the elements that have become hallmarks of abstract sculpture. With works that can present themselves on walls, tabletops or floors, in vertical or horizontal positions (depending on the whim of the artist or the exigencies of the space), and in public works that rest casually on the ground as if they were native to their setting, Yázpik's trajectory has stitched the seam between geometric abstraction and post- minimalism.

Spain: The Human Voice

April 25 · 6:30 pm

A woman watches time passing next to the suitcases of her ex-lover (who is supposed to come pick them up, but never arrives) and a restless dog who doesn’t understand that his master has abandoned him. Two living beings facing abandonment.

Guatemala: Monja Blanca, Orchid Exhibit

January 27 – April 28, 2024 · 11:30 am to 7 pm

The monja blanca, national flower and symbol of Guatemala since 1934 will be exhibited at the Smithsonian Gardens for “The Future of Orchids”.

The Ibero-American Cultural Attachés Association (Asociación de Agregados Culturales Iberoamericanos, AACIA) is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt nonprofit organization. Its mission is to promote the culture, traditions, and artists from Latin America, Spain, and Portugal. The proceeds of this event will support the activities carried out by the Ibero-American Culture program throughout the year.

We work actively to build bridges and strengthen cooperation ties between our countries and the United States, reaching a wide and varied audience through cultural activities and media outreach.


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