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I had never been to El Museo del Barrio even though I go to the Museum of the City of New York next door all the time and have been a member for years.
I went to see a exhibition by a Cuban graphic artist...More
When I visited this museum it was under construction, so I was only able to see about 1/3 of the space. The display that day was mostly a videography project from a Puerto Rican artist, and a section for artwork developed by their artist in...More
My son needed to visit this museum for Spanish class. We decided to take the whole family. We never expected to like it. The museum is small. We finished in about an hour. My son actually liked the art work on display. It was a...More
El Museo is a place where you can go and see what latinamerican artists are doing in the world of contemporary art. Make sure to check their website for times and exhibits. Usually, admission to the Museum of the City of New York will also...More
I wasn't sure I'd enjoy the in-depth exhibit on the work and life of fashion illustrator, Antonio Lopez (who died in 1987) and his partner Juan Ramos. The more I explored, the more moved I was. Lopez made fashion illustration and his life a work...More
Because it's right beside the Museum of the City of New York, you might wander in here by accident thinking it has something to do with Hispanic or at any rate cultural life in the city.
It us actually a deliberate ripoff. The display is...More
I hadn't been here in years, but wanted my husband and son to experience what I remember from childhood as a cool place to visit.
El Museo del Barrio disappointed this visit tremendously. I made the mistake of not checking with exhibits were available or...More
I'm not sure if this exhibit changes periodically, but the Young Lords exhibit is worth seeing. It shows the revolutionary movement by Puerto Ricans and how they came together to improve their NYC neighborhoods. In addition, the works of Dominican artist Rodriguez Calero, was also...More
There's an exhibit about the Young Lords Party, from 1969-75 - three different exhibits actually, one of them here, one in the Bronx, one in the Lower East Side/Loisada. Events are happening in conjunction, including historical walking tours of East Harlem.