Raíces
Cultural
Center

Raíces

MEANS

ROOTS

Preserving Cultural Roots Through the Arts, History & Ecology Since 2008

Coming soon

Cultural Exchange: Karla Flórez School of Dance & Rueda de Oro @ Raíces Cultural Center

Coming Summer 2024!

20 River Rd, Highland Park, NJ

UPCOMING EVENTS

Learn more about our upcoming classes and programs!

Featured Projects

Raíces Cultural Center’s digital exhibits and projects explore topics in the arts, community history, culture, heritage and tradition. We feature untold and undertold stories and provide a platform for artists and culture bearers practicing traditional forms to share their art, research and stories publicly. 

Bomba Dancer at the 5th Encuentro de Tambores

Raíces roots music exhibit series

These digital exhibits and collections explore the stories and histories of artists and culture bearers who practice and preserve traditional art forms and work to preserve the cultural arts.

Family Ties: Stories that inspire

Family Ties: Stories that Inspire is a Raíces Community History project that collects, preserves and shares untold and undertold family stories and histories from a diversity of cultures through oral history interviews, digital exhibits and more.

ANCESTRAL Herbal NARRATIVES

This Raíces Digital Archive oral history collection documents and shares stories, narratives, histories and memories of herbalists and healers, from diverse cultural backgrounds and healing traditions.

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Program branches

Raíces Cultural Center’s programs explore topics in the arts, cultural heritage, the humanities, and eco-culture, with the goal of preserving and sharing cultural roots in our community.

Cultural & FOLKLORIC Arts

Raíces Cultural Arts programs explore, teach and share the folkloric and traditional arts of the Caribbean through community classes, ensemble performances and presentations, and multimedia projects highlighting the artistic traditions we work to preserve.

community history

The Raíces Community History team works to preserve cultural  traditions and undertold stories within public and community history frameworks including the Raíces Digital Archive, our collection of digital exhibits and oral history libraries, and community-led history and humanities projects.
Raíces EcoCulture programming and advocacy fosters exploration, study and application of ecological, sustainable, and culturally relevant green-living practices for individuals, families and communities to build a future where culture and nature can flourish and thrive.

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