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

March 4 - June 27
Las Galerías @El Museo,
1230 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10029 United States
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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.

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April 2015
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SUPER SÁBADO: A, B, Cuentos

April 18 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
El Museo del Barrio,
1230 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10029 United States
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Celebrate the magical world of libros! Experience stories as they come to life through art, storytelling, and workshops, and pick up your next literary adventure at our book fair.¡Celebra el mundo mágico de los libros! Los cuentos cobran vida a través de arte, cuentos, y talleres. Aprovecha de recoger tu próxima aventura literaria en nuestra propia feria del libro.

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MEMBERS EVENT | STUDIO VISIT: Janaina Tschäpe

April 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Off-Site Studio Visit,
Brooklyn, NY United States
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MEMBERS are invited for a private studio visit with Brooklyn based artist Janaina Tschäpe. Born in Munich in 1973, but raised in Sao Paolo, Brazil, Tschäpe’s multi-media oeuvre takes the female body as inspiration to explore such diverse themes as landscape, sex and death.

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GUTTENBERG ARTS PRESENTS: Women In Print

April 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
International Print Center New York,
508 West 26th Street, 5th Floor, New York, NY 10001 United States
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Join El Museo’s Curator, Rocio Aranda-Alvarado as she takes part in this new dialogue which brings together female Artists, Curators and Directors to discuss issues of media advancements that rewrite women into the history of technology through printmaking, the cultural force of women-run print shops and institutional departments as well as their impact and the movement towards highly experimental print projects that are rebelling against traditional notions of the printmaking craft that are all driven by women in print today.

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UNESCO WORLD BOOK DAY AT EL MUSEO

April 23 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
El Café @El Museo,
1230 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10029 United States
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Join us in celebrating Unesco World Book Day at El Museo! Families and Friends, come to El Café and enjoy an afternoon of storytelling. Read with us Waiting for the Biblioburro, by Author Monica Brown and Illustrator John Parra, based on the true story of a traveling library. Be sure to take part in our art-making workshop and make the cover of your own book!

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LIVE FROM THE BUREAU!
An Open Mic Night curated by Stephanie LaFroscia with Charles Rice-Gonzalez

April 25 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Bureau of General Services—Queer Division @The Center,
208 West 13th Street, Room 210, New York, NY 10011 United States
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Tonight’s line-up of poets, authors, artists (and everything in between) look at what we keep private, what we make public, and what happens when the boundaries aren’t so clear. Hosted by Charles Rice-Gonzalez; guests include Simply Rob, Michael Paul Britto, J. Skye Cabrera, Elizabeth “Macha” Marrero and many more!

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FIGUEROA SKY: The Cinematographer as Artist. Talk by philosopher Thomas Wartenberg

April 29 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
El Café @El Museo,
1230 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10029 United States
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Join us for an evening of philosophy and film! Thomas Wartenberg, expert in the philosophy of film, will discuss Figueroa’s distinctive contributions to cinematography. Professor Wartenberg will show how Figueroa creates a unique synthesis between two important cinematic traditions proposed by French critic and theorist André Bazin: one emphasizing the image and one focused on realism.

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May 2015
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EDUCATOR OPEN HOUSE

May 6 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Las Galerías + El Café@El Museo,
1230 Fifth Avenue, New York, 10029
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Join us for an evening of art and conversation! Visit Las Galerías with our museum educators, explore our current exhibition Under the Mexican Sky: Gabriel Figueroa, and learn about our Spring programs: Storytelling at El Museo and Around the Block.

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MEMBERS EVENT | BUENAS NOCHES:
A curator led tour of UNDER THE MEXICAN SKY: Gabriel Figueroa – Art and Film

May 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
El Museo del Barrio,
1230 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10029 United States
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MEMBERS are invited for an after-hours tour of UNDER THE MEXICAN SKY: Gabriel Figueroa – Art and Film. Join El Museo curator Rocio Aranda-Alvarado, for a walk-through of the exhibition at 6:30pm with refreshments to follow.

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LIBROFORUM: El beso de la mujer araña Juan Manuel Puig Delledonne (Argentina)

May 13 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Black Box Theatre @El Museo,
1230 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10029 United States
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Cada mes El Museo del Barrio le da la bienvenida a todos aquellos que quieran participar en nuestro club de lectura en español. Al principio de la temporada el grupo elige un libro para luego discutir una vez al mes. El Beso De La Mujer Araña” es una elegante y fascinante novela sobre el amor y la victimizacion.

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