Museum of Texas Tech to Host Events for Hispanic Heritage Month

The museum will host a documentary screening of “Latino Americans” as well as an El Día de los Muertos celebration.

WHAT:           Just in time for Hispanic Heritage Month, the Museum of Texas Tech University will host two events celebrating Lubbock’s Latino community. First will be a documentary screening of “Latino Americans,” followed by an El Día de los Muertos celebration Nov. 1.

WHEN:           Documentary screening: 7-8:30 p.m. Monday (Oct. 12)
                      El Día de los Muertos: 2-4 p.m. Sunday (Nov. 1)

WHERE:         Museum of Texas Tech University, 3301 4th St.

EVENT:          The Latino Hispanic Faculty and Staff Association along with the Museum of Texas Tech University will host a screening of the documentary “Latino Americans Episode III: War and Peace, 1942-1954.” The screening will be followed by a conversation with Miguel Levario, an associate professor of history at Texas Tech.

To commemorate El Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, the Museum of Texas Tech will host a celebratory gathering for guests to remember loved ones who have died.

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CONTACT: Jill Hoffman, Acting Executive Director, Museum of Texas Tech University, Texas Tech University (806) 742-2442 or

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The Museum of Texas Tech University was established in 1929.

It consists of the main Museum building, the Moody Planetarium, the Natural Science Research Laboratory, the research and educational elements of the Lubbock Lake Landmark, and the Val Verde County research site.

The museum also offers masters degrees in Museum Science and Heritage Management and a wide variety of educational programs for the general public.

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