Support our Mission


We are committed to these goals:

  • · To educate our community about Spanish and Hispanic American culture and history in the United States
  • · To promote a cultural exchange within our community
  • · To develop friendships with the people of Spain, Hispanic America and the United States, and an appreciation for each others' cultures
  • · To increase awareness of Hispanic culture in the United States through art, literature, history and folklore
  • · To award college scholarships to outstanding Corpus Christi high school seniors who understand and support the mission of the Instituto

  • Hours of visiting

    • Tuesday - Saturday

      10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    Board Members


    Dr. Xavier Fonz Gonzales - President
    Donald W. Elliott, Jr. - Vice President - Programs
    Olga M. Velasquez P. - Vice President - Membership
    Dr. Mary V. Gleason - Treasurer
    Kimberly Becerra - Vice President - Community Relations
    Joe Baca, PhD - Vice President - Development
    Teresa Rodriguez - Building Director
    Ulbaldo Martinez - Vice Chair - Development
    Dr. Mary Jane Garza - Secretary