Riverside Arts Walk / Rancho Shampoo / Paper Workshop

The Cheech Center for Chicano Arts and Culture of the Riverside Arts Museum 3581 Mission Inn Avenue, Riverside, United States

Land of Milk & Honey activities for the Riverside Artswalk including a performance by Rancho Shampoo and the Indian Dub Orchestra and a paper making demonstration by Fred Brasher at the Cheech Center.


EXHIBITION: ‘UN/belonging in the Land of Milk & Honey’ at Best Practice Gallery

Best Practice Gallery 1955 Julian Ave, San Diego, CA, United States

The MexiCali Biennial presents 'UN/belonging in the Land of Milk & Honey' guest curated by Emmanuel Ortega. This two-person exhibition explores belonging and place through Landscape representation by biennial co-founders and artists Ed Gomez and Luis G. Hernandez.

The MexiCali Biennial: ART, ACTION, AND EXCHANGES in Baja/California Symposium

The Cheech Center for Chicano Arts and Culture of the Riverside Arts Museum 3581 Mission Inn Avenue, Riverside, United States

This event will host artists, curators, and scholars to discuss the MexiCali Biennial and its importance to the history of Latin American, Latinx, and U.S-Mexico borderlands art.. The event will feature three panels of speakers, organized by major themes.

Steinbeck Remixed: Inventing the Californias in Classic Hollywood

The Cheech Center for Chicano Arts and Culture of the Riverside Arts Museum 3581 Mission Inn Avenue, Riverside, United States

Join us at the Cheech Center for a day of video programming where guest curators Annette Rodriguez and Emmanuel Ramos Barajas of Borderless Cultures explore cinematic tropes of identity relating to Steinbeck and themes addressed in 'Land of Milk & Honey.'

Land of Milk & Honey opening reception at Steppling Art Gallery

STEPPLING ART GALLERY 720 Heber Ave., Calexico, CA, United States

Join us for an artist reception and Land of Milk & Honey border events kick-off. Steppling Art Gallery is located on the campus of San Diego State University Imperial Valley Campus in Calexico, CA. This group exhibition consists of multimedia artworks and installations inside the gallery as well as on the campus grounds. CLICK HERE […]


Pulquería Chilote

casa la linea - arte contemporaneo 947 E 1st St, Calexico, CA, United States

Artist Isidro Pérez García explores his familial connection to the way of life and the cosmos contained in the maguey plant through pulque. Pérez García has created a large scale table and chairs for participants to utilize, creating a setting that is playful and indicative of folk artistry. Participants will be able to interact with […]


Land of Milk & Honey Opening Reception at IIC Museo

IIC Museo Avenida Reforma y Calle "L" S/N, C. L 37, Nueva, 21100, Mexicali, Baja, Mexico

The MexiCali Biennial presents a solo exhibition by artist Beliz Iristay at Instituto de Investigaciones Culturales - Museo UABC (IIC Museo UABC). Iristay has created a multi-media gallery installation titled Ruta Sin Vino consisting of cast resin rods with recycled grape vines, metal hooks, fishing line and photo mural. Exhibition will be on view through […]


Land of Milk & Honey Opening Reception at Planta Libre

This group exhibition showcases artworks that interrogate concepts around agriculture and foodways in the regions of Mexico and the U.S. state of California. Multimedia artworks in this exhibition focus on family, memory, labor, and the environment. A tour and Arts Walk led by artist Chantal Peñalosa will begin immediately before the opening at 6:00 p.m. […]


BORDER ACTIVATIONS – EDT 3.0 and Annabel Turrado

Héroes de Chapultepec Park Av. Francisco I. Madero, Centro, Primera, 21100, Mexicali, Baja, Mexico

Join us for an afternoon of performances on the border. 1:00 - 3:00 P.M. PST Annabel Turrado will carry out a durational performance by shaving a large block of ice using a raspador, a tool commonly used to make Mexican style snow cones called raspados. This is the artist's literal translation of abolishing ICE (acronym […]



haiku comida+cultura japonesa Av. Zuazua 457 Zona Centro, Mexicali, Baja, Mexico

LAND OF MILK & HONEY CLOSING EVENT - DAY ONE Planta Libre Espacio Experimental and Haiku comida+cultura japonesa presents GOCHISUSAMA: RELATOS CULINARIOS DE OBACHAN. This pop-up dinner event invites you to immerse yourself in the charming and delicious world of beloved grandmother Obaachan's kitchen. The dinner is inspired by artist/architect/restaurateur Minoru Kiyota's grandmother's recipes and […]



Please join us as we wrap up Land of Milk & Honey in Mexicali and Calexico.  Land of Milk & Honey celebrates the cultural significance of agriculture and foodways in the shared regions of California and Mexico. Iterations of this program have occurred at SEVEN arts and culture venues and included over SIXTY artists and collaborators. Closing events will take […]