2017 A Year of Highlights: Donate

Posted on Dec 21, 2017
2017 A Year of Highlights: Donate

The Cultural Coalition is a collective of artists who practice both visual and performing arts, and gather every year for a variety of events and festivals to showcase indigenous arts in order to engage and educate our community. We’ve been in operation  for the past 21 years. We serve mostly inner city families and children, […]

We Have a New Office! Thanks to our Sponsors and Partners!

Posted on Nov 7, 2017
We Have a New Office! Thanks to our Sponsors and Partners!

It is such an auspicious day ~ Nov 7th, 2017 – our small arts organization is growing in the heart of downtown Mesa, our ancestral land! We are happy to announce the Grand Opening of El Rancho del Sol, phase 2 of El Rancho del Arte Complex – an affordable housing project at 719 East Main Street, Mesa.  Artist […]

Presenting “Más” by Borderlands Theater

Posted on Sep 8, 2017
Presenting “Más” by Borderlands Theater

It’s been a monumental collective effort to bring Borderlands Theater for the first time to Phoenix! The Cultural Coalition has partnered for the first time with Xico, Inc., CALA and ASU’s Performance in the Borderlands.   We are all working together to present “Más,” a performance about the attack and removal of the Mexican American Studies […]

Celebrating Earth Day! Fundraising for the Arts!

Posted on Apr 18, 2017
Celebrating Earth Day!  Fundraising for the Arts!

Fundraising is always a challenge for small grass roots arts organizations such as ours The Cultural Coalition.  We count on the support of our generous patrons and supporters to provide cultural arts celebrations and workshops in our community. At our last Retreat, our Board Consultant Dr. Melanie Ohm suggested we tackle a few small but effective […]

Mikiztli in Mesa – A Dia de Los Muertos Celebration!

Posted on Nov 3, 2016
Mikiztli in Mesa – A Dia de Los Muertos Celebration!

Mikiztli [mee-keesh-tleeh]  and its history can be found tracing far back into Anáhuac, the original name of pre-colonial Meso America. Before the arrival of the Europeans, the indigenous peoples had no word for death in the Náhuatl language. We viewed death as a transition from this life to the next, called Mikiztli, a transformation or […]