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El Museo Del Barrio

Marisol: Sculptures and Works on Paper at El Museo del Barrio

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 03.07.2015 | Arts
Marcia G. Yerman

Marisol dug beneath the surface to engage with ideas that were political. Ignoring the vagaries of the art scene, Marisol explored her own vision and imagery undeterred by the knowledge that her direction was not always in tune with the prevailing sensibilities.

Latino Art in NYC: A Short History of El Museo del Barrio

Nicholle Lamartina Palacios | Posted 02.10.2015 | Latino Voices
Nicholle Lamartina Palacios

El Museo is an indispensable center, home to some of the best resources on Latino art in New York City and the United States.

First Nighter: "El gato con botas," "Le Nozze di Figaro," Carlisle Floyd One-Acts as Opera Magnets

David Finkle | Posted 02.08.2015 | Arts
David Finkle

Since perfect things come along infrequently, it's absolutely required that when they do, a whole lot of carrying on attends them. The perfect thing about which I'm now holding forth is the Gotham Chamber Opera and Tectonic Theater Project's revival of El gato con botas.

A Conversation with Freddy Rodríguez

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 08.05.2014 | Arts
Marcia G. Yerman

Every life has events of consequence. Those happenings impact and direct the future flow of consciousness. Sometimes, the ramifications remain beneath the surface. In other circumstances, the thread is easy to recognize. If you are an artist, such as Freddy Rodríguez, it manifests in your work.

Power of Organizing Rooted in Participatory Action Research

Donna Nevel | Posted 05.27.2014 | Education
Donna Nevel

El Museo del Barrio offered a warm, welcoming space consistent with the spirit of the day. Working with social justice oriented childcare and interpretation collectives and community food cooperatives contributed to an inclusive and participatory event that celebrated the strengths of the many communities that were there.

Caribbean Art Takes Over Three Museums For The First Time

Posted 06.15.2012 | Arts

In honor of Caribbean-American heritage month, art from the islands is taking over New York in June. A new exhibition titled, "Caribbean: Crossroads o...

Potluck of Talent: A Chat With the Cast of Post Plastica

Bess Rowen | Posted 07.15.2012 | Home
Bess Rowen

This smorgasbord of a show, which includes what Erin describes as a "potluck of talent" as well as exciting concepts, pieces of art, and a fantastically innovative set-up, has my tummy rumbling for some great performance.

Bold, Colorful Works From Non-Traditional Makers

Posted 03.20.2012 | Arts

The rich and colorful exhibition "Testimonios" celebrates non-traditional works created by non-traditional makers. The collection, which numbers in th...

Summer Nights (and Days) of Art

Artlog | Posted 08.23.2011 | Arts
Artlog

New York comes alive in the summer -- the days are full of concerts, festivals, and events, and the best part is that many of them are free.

Delaunay, Camnitzer and Cone: Art, Transformations and Identity on an Upper Fifth Avenue Museum Stroll

Monroe Price | Posted 07.20.2011 | Arts
Monroe Price

Have these disparate institutions of upper 5th Avenue unconsciously created a kind of ode to the immigrant experience, drawn from three different eras, three geographical settings, three different roles and histories?

For Artists & Arts Organizations: 6 Steps to Building Your Base Through Authentic Engagement

Jennifer Edwards | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jennifer Edwards

This past Monday (Nov. 15th), I gave a talk for Women in Development, New York at El Museo del Barrio. The topic was 'Fundraising in the Age of Social...

The Ladies of Nueva York, 1613-1945

Virginia Sanchez-Korrol | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Virginia Sanchez-Korrol

Kudos to the curators of a splendid new exhibit at El Museo del Barrio. Latin ladies were not forgotten, ignored or discarded as is often the case in historical interpretations.

RETROSPECTIVE: Rafael Ferrer at El Museo del Barrio, Starting With Surrealism

ARTINFO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
ARTINFO

ARTINFO toured the "Retro/Active," the El Museo del Barrio's retrospective of the Puerto Rico-born artist Rafael Ferrer, with its curator, Deborah Cul...

Artlog's Top Art & Culture Picks

Artlog | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Artlog

This week, it's time to get down and dirty.

Rafael Ferrer At El Museo Del Barrio

nytimes.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Thanks to El Museo del Barrio the artist Rafael Ferrer, at 77, is finally having his moment. "Retro/Active: The Work of Rafael Ferrer," his first larg...

Holy Toledo and Target Too!

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Michael Henry Adams

Is it possible to fall in love and to stay in love? Is happiness an illusory phantom? Does nothing last? It must be the time of year that prompts su...

Painter Julio Valdez: In the Same Path as the Sun

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jim Luce

Rarely have I been speechless when I walk into an exhibition, but the latest aqua paintings of Julio Valdez really touched me.

Latin American Artists in New York -- El Museo del Barrio

Monroe Price | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Monroe Price

There's only until the end of February to see one of the most dynamic and original exhibitions in Manhattan: Nexus New York: Latin/American Artists in the Modern Metropolis.

For Love of Life

Liz Neumark | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Liz Neumark

In the scheme of things that are deemed important -- news that makes the front page -- it is never about a day at the farm, or the joy that comes from working together.

A Museum, A Community, A Festival

Liz Neumark | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Liz Neumark

How interesting to embark on a project developing the menu for a museum whose surrounding neighborhood -- El Barrio -- has been described as a food desert.

El Museo del Barrio: Fifth Avenue on Fire

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jim Luce

Forty years ago, El Museo del Barrio was a dream contained in a single classroom so far north that “sophisticated” Manhattanites would not visit t...