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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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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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Come ready to play! Educators and community partners throughout New York City are invited to rethink the concept of museums and cities as sites for educational experiences.

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BIENAL DE LAS FRONTERAS

September 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
El Café @El Museo,
1230 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10029 United States
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Join us for a conversation about the role of biennials in a growing list of “alternative” locations with five international curators: Rocío Aranda-Alvarado, Julia Herzberg, Omar López-Chahoud, Emiliano Valdés, and Isabella Villanueva. The program is presented as a part of a 2-day workshop at the Guggenheim and El Museo for young curators proposing projects for the Bienal de las Fronteras.

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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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SUPER SABADO: Celebrate Fall!

September 20 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
El Museo del Barrio,
1230 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10029 United States
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SUPER SÁBADO is back and we’re welcoming the changing seasons! Join us for a family fun-filled day of art making, storytelling, dance, and more. Estamos de regreso dandole la bienvenida a el cambio de temporada! Ven y disfruta de un dia divertido de talleres de arte, cuentos, baile, y mucho mas.

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October 2014
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ARTIST TALK: PLAYING WITH FIRE

October 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
El Café @El Museo,
1230 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10029 United States
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Activist arte! Nicolás Dumit Estevez, artist and curator of PLAYING WITH FIRE: Political Interventions, Dissident Acts, and Mischievous Actions, asks artists, scholars, and cultural producers to reflect on what it means to practice socially engaged art.

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LIBROFORUM: Del suelo al cielo, por Virginia Gift ( Republica Dominicana)

October 8 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Black Box Theatre @El Museo,
1230 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10029 United States
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Las vicisitudes que atraviesa una mujer al ver derrumbarse su matrimonio de 25 años son plasmadas en este libro de una manera real, auténtica. La autora nos lleva por el camino de la protagonista paso a paso hasta verla crecer emocional y espiritualmente.

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