The Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center (ESB-MACC) is dedicated to the preservation, creation, presentation, and promotion of the cultural arts of Mexican Americans and Latino cultures.
Build an Altar for Day of the Dead! The ESB Mexican American Cultural Center invites you to build an altar at our facility. You can apply to build an altar either outside the building or inside the Community Gallery. In order to participate, please open one of the PDF forms below, either for INDOOR ALTARS or OUTDOOR ALTARS. Please join us in celebrating the lives of our loved ones.
Indoor Altar Application- English (Indoor Altar at Capacity)
Indoor Altar Application- Español (Altares en la Galeria de la Comunidad a Capacidad)
We are proud to produce our annual events, work with community organizations and partnerships and co-produce collaborations with Latino organizations that are free and open to the public. Download a collaboration request form here. LARP is a developmental program for Latino arts organizations and artists in all disciplines that provide arts and cultural programming to the Austin community. ESB-MACC is proud to promote the events and programs of these talented artist.
We offer various rental spaces. All rentals must be public and serve the cultural, educational, artistic, or civic purpose of the ESB-MACC.
Fun is Year-Round at the MACC
Enjoy this peek inside the festival and interactive fun to be had at the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center. We have a Zolcalo (plaza), gallery, and classes to help anyone explore Mexican, Latin, and South American cultures right here. There is also plenty of dancing, live shows, and experiences of all kinds to be enjoyed by the young and old. Come join us!