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.
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.Find out more »
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.Find out more »
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!Find out more »
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!Find out more »
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.Find out more »
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.Find out more »