Upcoming Events

August 2018

Making of Workshop: San Juan Pottery

  • Date: 2018-08-11
  • Time: 2:00pm-4:00pm
  • Price: $30
  • Event Type: Workshop

Learn from the internationally recognized master, Helio Gutierrez, the art of pottery design. He’ll explain in depth the process of how to decorate pottery in his signature style. Helio combines geometric, traditional and contemporary design elements in his unique ceramics and is known as the father of the contemporary pottery movement in San Juan de Oriente, Nicaragua.

In addition to expert instruction from Helio, each participant will receive their own pottery and supplied with paints and tools to complete the workshop. Tickets are $30/person, get your tickets now—seats are limited!

FREE Art Talk with Helio Gutierrez

  • Date: 2018-08-11
  • Time: 11:00am-1:00pm
  • Price: FREE
  • Event Type: Art Talk

Helio Gutierrez is a highly distinguished pottery master from San Juan de Oriente, Nicaragua. Help us welcome him to our community, August 11th during our free Art Talk series from 11am to 1pm. He has been the recipient of many international awards, including the UNESCO award for excellence for his modern innovation in pottery sculpture and design. Helio will share with us his remarkable journey of transforming the future of San Juan ceramic art.

If you’re interested in a hands-on course in the San Juan pottery technique, register for our workshop. Class starts at 2pm. For more info go to: https://bit.ly/2LgCivU

Juan Gabriel Festival

  • Date: 2018-08-25
  • Time: 4:00pm-9:00pm
  • Price: $5
  • Event Type: Festival

To celebrate the life and prolific work of Mexican singer Juan Gabriel, Mercado369 in partnership with Texas Theater and the Oak Cliff Cultural Center, will have the First Annual Juan Gabriel Festival on Saturday, August 25th.


4 pm to 6 pm – Talent contest at the Texas Theatre. Witness the spirit of this beloved icon as singers and musicians perform a rendition of their favorite Juan Gabriel song. The audience will select the winner, awarding them a $500 cash prize! Tickets: $5/person. Children 4 years and under may attend at no charge.

6 pm to 9 pm – After the talent contest, the festivities continue into the night a block away at Mercado369, where you’ll find the only life-sized Juan Gabriel bronze statue in the United States. View Juan Gabriel inspired artwork created by local artists while listening to his greatest hits with a live DJ.


For your shot at the $500 cash prize at the Texas Theatre or to be part of our pop-up art show at Mercado369 please email Gerardo Robles with the Oak Cliff Cultural Center at gerardo.robles@dallascityhall.com

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