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September 2014
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PLAYING WITH FIRE:
Political Interventions, Dissident Acts, and Mischievous Actions

September 6, 2014 - January 3, 2015
Las Galerías @El Museo,
1230 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10029 United States
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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.

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October 2014
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MARISOL: Sculptures and Works on Paper

October 9, 2014 - January 10, 2015
Las Galerías @El Museo,
1230 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10029 United States
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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.

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BACK IN FIVE MINUTES: ALICIA GRULLON

October 22 - December 6
Las Galerías @El Museo,
1230 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10029 United States
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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.

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December 2014
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The CounterCulturalists II: REBELS + BOHEMIANS

December 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
El Café @El Museo,
1230 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10029 United States
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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.

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EL GATO CON BOTAS (PUSS IN BOOTS)

December 6 - December 14
El Teatro @El Museo,
1230 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10029 United States
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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.

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SUPER SÁBADO: Parranda!

December 20 @ 12:00 pm - 5:30 pm
El Museo del Barrio,
1230 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10029 United States
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Celebrate las fiestas with El Museo! Join our parranda and enjoy holiday activities including crown-making and storytelling.

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January 2015
FREE

38TH ANNUAL THREE KINGS DAY PARADE

January 6, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
El Museo del Barrio,
1230 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10029 United States
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SAVE THE DATE! Tuesday, January 6, 2015
Our favorite time of the year is upon us! Enjoy live camels, colorful puppets, parrandas, music, and dancing on this magical day.

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ARTIST IN RESIDENCE: LARISSA VELEZ-JACKSON

January 28, 2015
El Museo del Barrio,
1230 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10029 United States
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Larissa Velez-Jackson, a Brooklyn-based choreographer and multimedia artist, blurs fiction and reality in deeply autobiographical works that use improvisation, collage and appropriation.

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February 2015
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UNDER THE MEXICAN SKY: Gabriel Figueroa—Art and Film

February 11, 2015 - June 13, 2015
Las Galerías @El Museo,
1230 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10029 United States
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On View from February 11, 2015 – June 13, 2015
From the early 1930s through the early 1980s, the Mexican cinematographer Gabriel Figueroa (1907–1997) helped forge an evocative and enduring image of Mexico.

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