Juan Francisco Elso: Por América 

October 27, 2022  – March 26, 2023

Juan Francisco Elso: Por América investigates the brief yet significant career of the late Cuban artist Juan Francisco Elso (1956-1988), who emerged as part of the Volumen Uno (Volume One) generation of contemporary artists who gained international recognition in the early 1980s.  

Reynier Leyva Novo: Methuselah

October 27, 2022 – March 26, 2023

Methuselah is a digital artwork by the Cuban-born and Houston based artist Reynier Levya Novo that virtually reproduces the transnational migratory journey of a single monarch butterfly, tracking its travel from southern Canada across the United States to Mexico.


October 27, 2022 – March 26, 2023

DOMESTICANX brings together a group of intergenerational artists whose practices address the private sphere through works related to healing, spirituality, decoration, and the home. Curated by Susanna V. Temkin, the show is inspired by the concept of “domesticana,” first theorized by artist, scholar, and critic Amalia Mesa-Bains in the 1990s. 


Explore El Museo’s past exhibitions throughout the years through images and descriptions. Below are this month’s highlights.