THE MIAMI URBAN CONTEMPORARY EXPERIENCE (MUCE) partners with Miami-Dade County Hispanic Advisory Affairs to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Pop-Up Gallery

October 6th – 31st at the Stephen P. Clark Government Center

“Somos Muchos”

we are many

Curated by Bart Mervil

Artists include:

The Celia Cruz Legacy Project, Sid Daniels, Paloma Duenas, Tatiana Enriquez

Josephina Fernandez, Aimee Ortiz, Franks Ugly Art, Nuno, Angel Valentin

(Miami, October 5, 2015) –The Miami Urban Contemporary Experience (MUCE) partners with the Miami-Dade County Hispanic Affairs Advisory Board to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with a Pop-Up gallery. The exhibition Somos Muchos will take place through the month of October at the Stephen P. Clark Government Center. Opening reception and Commissioner Remarks occur Tuesday, October 6th: 12:30pm -2pm. The exhibition is in the main lobby and available for viewing, Monday – Friday, 9am -5pm. The Government Center is located at 111 NW 1st Street, Miami.

The exhibition explores the diversity of Latin America and its influence in the Miami landscape.  The Celia Cruz legacy foundation will present a visual journey in the life of the beloved Celia Cruz. The foundation preserves the estate of the late Cruz and ensures recognition for her influence in music and culture. Seasoned Photo-journalist Angel Valentin will share his photographic gems from his many years of travel throughout the Caribbean and Latin America. Each artist brings a unique perspective to the show, Somos Muchos, inspired by the famous poem by Pablo Neruda, “Muchos Somos” – out of one, we are many.   

The exhibition is made possible by the Miami-Dade County Hispanic Advisory Board, MUCE, B. Art Studios, ReadyRock Media, the Celia Cruz Legacy Project, and Dyplast Products.

For more information about the Miami Urban Contemporary Experience visit: For inquiries call (786) 671-8395 or email:  

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About Miami Urban Contemporary Experience

The Miami Urban Contemporary Experience represents a shared belief that the arts belong in every community. We are committed to utilizing arts as a vehicle to preserve heritage and as a platform to diversify the artistic landscape in the western world. Learn more here.

About Miami Dade County Hispanic Affairs Advisory Board

Dedicated to serve the community, The Miami-Dade County Hispanic Affairs Advisory Board hosts various signature events annually in support of the Hispanic community. Learn more here.

About The Celia Cruz Legacy Project

The Celia Cruz Legacy Project Archive and Research Center collects , safeguards and makes accessible materials, documents, photographs, video footage, stage dresses and pieces from Celia Cruz’s personal collection to keep the Legacy of Celia Cruz alive for generations to come. Learn how to support the foundation here.

About Dyplast Products

Dyplast Products manufactures polyisocyanurate (PIR) for both mechanical insulation and architectural panel applications. Learn more about their products here.