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 celebration of the traditional Mexican holiday Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead), join El Museo del Barrio’s Junior Council for a night of drinks and dancing in New York City’s art district. This annual fundraiser aims to support El Museo’s education and public programs for adults, families and youth across disciplines including the visual arts, film, music, performance and literary arts.Find out more »
A journey of a thousand miles begins with one step and famed choreographer Violeta Galagarza has helped thousands of children from all over the tri-state take that first step in turning their dreams of becoming dancers into a reality. Come celebrate the amazing legacy of performers from all ages as they celebrate 25 years of serving the community.Find out more »
Explore and discover the people and world around you through stories, art-making, movement workshops and the artwork of Marisol in our upcoming exhibition Marisol: Sculptures and Works on Paper. Explora y descubre a las personas y al mundo que te rodea a través de historias, talleres de arte, talleres de movimiento, y el arte de la artista Marisol cuya obra, Marisol: Sculptures and Works on Paper, esta siendo exhibida en nuestras galerías.Find out more »
Emeline Michel took her first steps to becoming the reigning Queen of Haitian song by singing gospel music in her church choir. Born in Gonaïves, Haiti, Michel enjoys an international career singing in Creole and French, performing at major festivals, and recording for record labels in France, Canada, and the US.Find out more »