On View March 4, 2015 – June 27, 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. Among the most important cinematographers of the so-called Golden Age of Mexican Cinema, Figueroa worked with leading directors from Mexico, the United States and Europe, traversing a wide range of genres while maintaining his distinctive and vivid visual style.
El Museo del Barrio in partnership with The Mayors Office of Immigrant Affairs is pleased to announce El Museo (1230 Fifth Avenue at 104th Street) as its first ever East Harlem pop-up location. While on site, applicants will receive complimentary gallery admission for the day. El Museo will also offer free art making activities for those applicants who are joined by their families.Find out more »
In collaboration with Creative Time and La Casa Azul Bookstore, El Museo del Barrio presents a roundtable discussion on themes in Marc Bamuthi Joseph’s new artwork, Black Joy in the Hour of Chaos. The piece will unfurl under a parachute on the Great Hill of Central Park on Fridays and Saturdays from May 15 to June 20 as part of Drifting in Daylight: Art in Central Park, a free public art exhibition co-presented by Creative Time and the Central Park Conservancy.Find out more »
Stop by El Museo during this years Museum Mile Festival for a performance by Calpulli Mexican Dance Company, music by DJ Mosco spinning funk inspired by old school break beats and Mexican nostalgia, and art-making for the entire family! Acompáñanos en El Museo durante Museo Mile Festival y disfruta de un espectáculo por Calpulli Mexican Dance Company, música inspirada en el funk por DJ Mosco, y talleres de arte para toda la familia!Find out more »
CALLING ALL ARTISTS! El Museo del Barrio’s Curatorial team is inviting artists of Puerto Rican, Latin@, Latin American, or Caribbean descent to register for a twenty-minute portfolio review. This season, OVER THE TABLE, a part of the Office Hours project, offers art practitioners in different stages of their development the opportunity to engage in one-on-one discussions about their work or an upcoming project. Featuring Curator Arden Sherman, of Hunter East Harlem at Hunter College in New York City.Find out more »
On view July 22, 2015 – October 17, 2015
Gloria Rodríguez Calero belongs to the same generation of Nuyorican artists that includes Juan Sánchez and Pepón Osorio. This exhibition is the first museum survey of her work and will include a number of the artist’s most important acrollage paintings, as well as a large selection of her smaller and more intimate collages.