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March 2014
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MUSEUM STARTER KIT: Open With Care

March 12 - September 13
Las Galerías @El Museo,
1230 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10029 United States
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On View now through September 13, 2014
El Museo del Barrio, now celebrating its 45th anniversary, re-imagines its beginnings with MUSEUM STARTER KIT: Open With Care, an exhibition that explores the unusual founding of El Museo and solicits community participation to invent new museums—creating unorthodox museums of the moment.

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July 2014
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PRESENCIA

July 18 - August 23
Las Galerías @El Museo,
1230 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10029 United States
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On View now through August 23, 2014
PRESENCIA, the most recent exhibition of work from El Museo’s permanent collection, focuses on ideas of presence and its antithesis, absence.

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September 2014
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BACK IN FIVE MINUTES: Mauricio Arango

September 3 - October 11
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 Mauricio Arango on-site Live in Las Galerías from September 3 to October 11, 2014.

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

September 4, 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 4, 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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LIBROFORUM: Hot Sur, por Laura Restre

September 10 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Black Box Theatre @El Museo,
1230 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10029 United States
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María Paz es una joven latina, que como tantas otras ha llegado a Estados Unidos persiguiendo la utopía. Pero el sueño americano se vuelve pesadilla cuando es acusada del asesinato de su marido, un policía blanco, y condenada a prisión.

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EL MUSEO AS CLASSROOM / CITY AS SCHOOL

September 10 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Las Galerías + El Café@El Museo,
1230 Fifth Avenue, New York, 10029
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El Museo as Classroom / City as School is a component of Office Hours (OH), a project by Nicolás Dumit Estévez in collaboration with El Museo del Barrio’s staff, artists and audiences. Educators and community partners citywide are invited to rethink the concept of museums and cities as sites for educational experiences.

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OVER THE TABLE: Artist Portfolio reviews

September 18 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
El Café @El Museo,
1230 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10029 United States
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CALLING ALL ARTISTS! Throughout the year, El Museo de Barrio’s curatorial team invites artists of Caribbean or Latin American descent to register for one-on-one 20 minute portfolio reviews with our curatorial department and special guests.

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October 2014
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MARISOL: Sculptures and Works on Paper

October 9, 2014 - January 11, 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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OVER THE TABLE: Artist Portfolio Reviews

October 15 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
El Café @El Museo,
1230 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10029 United States
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CALLING ALL ARTISTS! Throughout the year, El Museo de Barrio’s curatorial team invites artists of Caribbean or Latin American descent to register for one-on-one 20 minute portfolio reviews with our curatorial department and special guests.

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November 2014
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OVER THE TABLE: Artist Portfolio Reviews

November 19 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
El Café @El Museo,
1230 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10029 United States
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CALLING ALL ARTISTS! Throughout the year, El Museo de Barrio’s curatorial team invites artists of Caribbean or Latin American descent to register for one-on-one 20 minute portfolio reviews with our curatorial department and special guests.

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