The Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone (UMEZ) today announced that the organization’s longtime President and Chief Executive Officer, Kenneth J. Knuckles, will step down in June after 15 years of service to begin his retirement. Continue Reading →
Our favorite time of the year is upon us! Enjoy live camels, colorful puppets, parrandas, music and dancing on this magical day. Continue Reading →
I hope you all are having a great week so far and are keeping warm! Continue Reading →
El Museo del Barrio is proud to present ‘ARTE FOR PUERTO RICO,’ an #arte #music benefit aimed at providing relief efforts for ‘La Isla’.
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Join us for a special panel discussion about the migrant child experience with with Colectiva Infancias, a network of social anthropologists and photographers. Continue Reading →
As part of its month-long programming initiative focused on Migration, El Museo del Barrio, in collaboration with Colectiva Infancias, and a network of social anthropologists and photographers present a special panel discussion about the migrant child experience. Continue Reading →
El Barrio comes alive at El Museo del Barrio! Inspired by our neighborhood, visitors are invited to participate in a community weaving and mural project, enjoy an Afro-Cuban movement workshop with Master Instructor Stevie Insua Ruiz, and tour our new summer exhibitions with our Senior Curator Rocio Aranda-Alvarado. Continue Reading →
For his entire life, Reinaldo Cortes has made the most with one arm. The 12-year-old was born premature and his right arm had never completely developed. Continue Reading →
El Museo del Barrio presents artist Beatriz Santiago Muñoz in conversation with El Museo’s founder, artist /educator Raphael Montañez Ortíz. Continue Reading →
The Blue Hill Troupe, the only musical theater group in New York City to donate its net proceeds to charity, performs “City of Angels,” April 21 – April 29, 2017, at El Teatro of El Museo del Barrio (1230 Fifth Avenue at 104th Street). Continue Reading →
Celebrate Mexico’s beloved 3,000 year-old tradition that commemorates friends and relatives who have passed away, with face painting, art making, performances and more. Continue Reading →
UptownBounce is back! Join the Museum of the City of New York and El Museo del Barrio for their third annual series of summer block parties. Continue Reading →
Tomorrow, Saturday, June 11, the New York City Health Department, in partnership with New York Academy of Medicine (NYAM) and Mount Sinai Hospital, will award $225,000 to 9 community-based organizations. Continue Reading →
Twenty members of The Northern Manhattan Fellowship, a professional development and networking program for mid-senior level non-profit, faith based, and governmental professionals serving Northern Manhattan Continue Reading →
“It is imperative that we continue to destroy and dissect these myths out here…that we do not continue to perpetuate this myth that there’s a disconnection,”
explained Ademola Olugebefola, Visual Artist, cofounder WEUSI Artists Gallery and Academy, Dwyer Cultural Center & NYNCA, the “The Art of Justice: Articulating an Ethos and Aesthetic of the Movement.
El Museo del Barrio and Art W present Women Series Spotlight, an annual lecture program celebrating living Latina artists. Continue Reading →
Lincoln Center will present five nights of dancing under the stars at outdoor locations in each of the boroughs of New York City starting in Harlem on August 19 through September 3. Continue Reading →
This summer, El Museo del Barrio and the Museum of the City of New York will present the second year of Uptown Bounce: Summer Nights @ 104th & Fifth, a joint series featuring musical performances, gallery talks, new exhibitions, art-making workshops, breakdancing demos, renowned DJs, festive summer drinks, local food vendors and more.