On View from September 6, 2014 – January 3, 2015
Tracing the founding of El Museo del Barrio by Raphael Montañez Ortíz at the end of the 60s, an era of social unrest and radical activism in the United States as well as throughout the Americas, the works in this exhibition target colonialism, imperialism, urban neglect, and cultural hegemony.
On View from October 9, 2014 – January 10, 2015
This retrospective project seeks to re-establish Marisol as a major figure in postwar American art while also fostering a broader understanding of her work. This exhibition and catalogue will provide a comprehensive look at Marisol’s biography and career, placing her within a larger historical context.
BACK IN FIVE MINUTES allows for any performative elements informing the artistic process and practice to surface, as well as for the on-going presence of the resident artist in the gallery to become an artwork in and of itself. Visit the artist Alicia Grullon, on-site Live in Las Galerías from October 22 to December 6, 2014.Find out more »
In partnership with The Asian American Writers’ Workshop, part of the CounterCulturalists series, join us for an evening commemorating prolific rebels and bohemians of color; Asian-American activist Grace Lee Boggs, Puerto Rican poet Pedro Pietri, Puerto Rican labor activist Bernardo Vega, Afro-Trinidadian essayist C.L.R. James, and Pakistani intellectual Eqbal Ahmad.Find out more »
A co-production with El Museo del Barrio and Works & Process at the Guggenheim and produced in co-operation with Tectonic Theater Project. Gotham Chamber Opera will revive its 2010 production of Montsalvatge’s El gato con botas (Puss in Boots) in December 2014. The opera tells the familiar children’s story of a miller who inherits from his father a mangy cat with magical talents.Find out more »