Over the course of its fifty year history, El Museo del Barrio has published numerous exhibition catalogues and brochures in keeping with the institution’s commitment to education and the promotion of Latino arts and culture.  These publications are important scholarly resources that in many cases represent the first, and in some instances, the only existing references on particular artists and/or subjects. Featuring illustrations and texts by artists, scholars, museum professionals, and other experts, these publications reflect El Museo del Barrio’s rich exhibition history, as well as its long-standing role as a leader in the Latino cultural field. Full text digital reproductions of these historical publications are available for open access to the public via the links below.

La herencia artística de Puerto Rico, 1973
Art as Survival, 1974
A Photo Essay: precolombiana hasta 1940, 1975
La Galeria II: Photography, 1975
La Galeria II: 9 Puerto Rican Artists, 1975
Confrontacíon: ambiente y espacio, 1977
Bridge Between Islands, 1978-1979
Images of Panama: Portobello II, 1980
"con su permiso...," 1980
Fox and Intervale, 1980
Untitled / Anonymous, 1980
Carteles de Navidad, 1980
The Graphic Work of José Rosa, 1981
The Golden Age of Spain, 1981
Marcos Dimas, 1981
Los Tainos: A Visual Tradition, 1982
Myrna Báez: diez años de gráfica y pintura, 1982
Rafael Colón Morales: Paintings, 1972-1982, 1982
The New East Wing & Recent Acquisitions, 1982
Eloy Blanco: Faces and Figures, 1983
Posters for Films 1950-1979 (DIVEDCO), 1987
Rafael Montañez Ortiz: Years of the Warrior, Years of the Psyche, 1960-1988, 1988
¡Folklore! Traditional Crafts from Cuba, The Dominican Republic & Puerto Rico Made in New York, 1988
Taller Alma Boricua, 1969-1989, 1990
Pepón Osorio: Con 'to los hierros, 1991
La Casa de Todos Nosotros: Antonio Martorell y Sus Amigos, 1992
25th Anniversary Exhibition: Part 1 - Reclaiming History, 1994
25th Anniversary Exhibition: Part 2 - Recovering Popular Culture, 1994
25th Anniversary Exhibition: Part 3 - Reaffirming Spirituality, 1995
Carmen Herrera: The Black and White Paintings, 1951-1989, 1998
O Fio Da Trama: Contemporary Brazilian Art, 2001
Voces y Visiones: Highlights from El Museo del Barrio's Permanent Collection (Volume 1), 2003
Félix González-Torres: Early Impressions, 2006
Caribbean: Crossroads of the World, 2012
¡Presente!: The Young Lords in New York, 2015
Nkame: Belkis Ayón, 2017