Posts Tagged ‘El Museo Del Barrio’

10/06/17: Room 28 Comedy Presents SKIT…

10/06/17: Room 28 Comedy Presents SKIT…

The hardest working sketch comedy troupe is back at it folks. Catch them on Friday, October 6 at the Triad Theatre (158 West 72nd Street). You don’t want to miss this all out laugh fest. But it gets better people, use the Discount Code UPTOWN for $5 dollars off your purchase. So there you have […]


Explore East Harlem’s culture through its food, shops and more | am New York

Explore East Harlem's culture through its food, shops and more | am New York

By Colter Hettich You may know it as East Harlem, Spanish Harlem or simply El Barrio, but the Manhattan neighborhood by any name is just as sweet. Today the neighborhood has some of the best panaderias and taquerias around, and can also claim such icons as Tito Puente, Tupac Shakur and Langston Hughes. But the […]


‘Nasty Women/Bad Hombres’: Determination and Daring at El Museo del Barrio | Highbrow Magazine

‘Nasty Women/Bad Hombres’: Determination and Daring at El Museo del Barrio | Highbrow Magazine

BY Sandra Bertrand When El Museo del Barrio decided to launch uptown:nastywomen/bad hombres, an exhibit of artists living or working in Upper Manhattan’s El Barrio, Harlem, Washington Heights, and Inwood, they didn’t take the challenge lightly. These artists are individuals whose works engage with the cultural legacy of sexism, racism, homophobia, the power of the […]


In Harlem, a New Triennial Parses the Historical, Political, and Social Context of “Uptown” | Hyperallergic

In Harlem, a New Triennial Parses the Historical, Political, and Social Context of “Uptown” | Hyperallergic

The inaugural show at Columbia University’s Wallach Art Gallery spotlights 25 artists living or practicing north of 99th Street. BY Seph Rodney The newly reopened Wallach Art Gallery’s Uptown — a survey of work by 25 artists living or practicing north of 99th Street — lives inside the brand new Lenfest Center for the Arts, an eight-story, 60,000-square-foot […]


The Uptown Triennial Casts Harlem in Vivid Relief | Village Voice

The Uptown Triennial Casts Harlem in Vivid Relief | Village Voice

by Siddhartha Mitter Uptown: It’s a historical legacy stretching back to the Harlem Renaissance; a zone in social and economic flux; and, at the psychic hinge of these forces, a state of mind. It’s also the name of a brand-new triennial initiated and hosted by the Wallach Art Gallery at Columbia University, with a linked […]


Spread Love: Uptown Bounce 2017

Spread Love: Uptown Bounce 2017

Free! Join the Museum of the City of New York and El Museo Del Barrio for the fourth annual Uptown Bounce series of free summer block parties. On four consecutive Wednesday evenings, dance to New York DJs, enjoy gallery talks, tours, art workshops, and savor summer drinks and local food.


09/21/16: A Night At El Museo – Room 28 Invades El Barrio

09/21/16: A Night At El Museo - Room 28 Invades El Barrio

Oh snap, the really funny folks at Room 28 are taking their comedic talent to the venerable El Museo del Barrio on Wednesday, September 21st at 8pm. In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, Room 28 will be performing “A Collection of Fan Favorites,” highlighting some of their most popular live sketches, and a compilation of […]


Spread Love: Uptown Bounce 2016

Spread Love: Uptown Bounce 2016

Join the Museum of the City of New York and El Museo del Barrio for the third annual Uptown Bounce series of summer block parties! On four consecutive Wednesday evenings, dance to the music of New York DJs, enjoy gallery talks, tours, and art workshops, and savor summer drinks and local food. See below for more […]


1-06-16: The 39th Annual Three Kings Day Parade

1-06-16: The 39th Annual Three Kings Day Parade

For nearly 40 years, El Museo has hosted the Three Kings Day Parade. Experience the live camels, colorful puppets, parrandas, and dancing on this magical day. School groups, community members, local businesses, and families are encouraged to participate. PARADE SCHEDULE 11:00am – 12:30pm, El Barrio The parade begins at 106th Street and Lexington Avenue and ends […]


UPinion: One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

UPinion: One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

By Joanna Castro (@castroegan) How often do things stay the same and how often do they really change? Visiting two great shows: The Great Migration and Presente! The Young Lords in New York, I am reminded that many, if not all, of the social issues these two exhibits reflect have changed little decades later. Today, […]


The Art and Activism of the Young Lords | Wall Street Journal

The Art and Activism of the Young Lords | Wall Street Journal

By Mark Armao When garbage started piling up on East Harlem sidewalks in the late 1960s because of irregular trash collection, a group of young activists decided to intervene. They dragged the discarded mattresses, old refrigerators and abandoned cars into the street, blocking traffic in a dramatic protest. They then set the garbage aflame. The […]


Spread Love: Uptown Bounce

Spread Love: Uptown Bounce

El Museo del Barrio and the Museum of the City of New York present the second edition of Uptown Bounce: Summer Nights @ 104 & Fifth, a FREE joint series featuring musical performances, gallery talks, art-making workshops, renowned DJs, festive summer drinks, local food vendors, and more. What this means in essence is 4 weeks in a […]


Spread Love: İPRESENTE! The Young Lords in New York

Spread Love: İPRESENTE! The Young Lords in New York

On view July 22, 2015 – October 17, 2015 İPresente! The Young Lords in New York explores the legacy of the Young Lords in East Harlem, the Bronx and the Lower East Side, focusing on specific political events that the Young Lords organized in these locations. El Museo’s exhibition draws from works in the museum’s own collection […]


2/4/15: Arturo O’Farrill & the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra @ El Museo del Barrio

2/4/15: Arturo O'Farrill & the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra @ El Museo del Barrio

This performance presents works by Alexis Bosch, Dafinis Prieto, Earl McIntyre and Arturo O’Farrill, including four compositions, Guajira Simple, Triumphant Journey, Second Line Soca/Bruddah Singh and Vaca Frita recorded in December at Havana’s Abdala studios for the Orchestra’s fifth album, Cuba: The Conversation Continued. The album, recorded during the historic period following the United States’ […]


Banksy Remixed To Protest Cops’ Alleged Role In Motorcycle Rampage Assault | Gothamist

Banksy Remixed To Protest Cops' Alleged Role In Motorcycle Rampage Assault | Gothamist

A group of artist activists has jumped on the Banksy bandwagon with a new street art piece at the Washington Heights spot where SUV driver Alexian Lien was attacked by a group of enraged motorcyclists following a collision on the Henry Hudson Parkway that left one biker paralyzed. Among the alleged assailants was off-duty detective […]


Viajero & Borish Presents El Dia Del Los Muertos El Barrio

Viajero & Borish Presents El Dia Del Los Muertos El Barrio

Brooklyn based visual artists of Puerto Rican and Salvadoran descent, Adrian Roman, known in the artistic community as “Viajero,” and Benjamin Rojas, better known as “Borish,” bring to NYC’s El Barrio a Dia De Los Muertos community interactive art installation. In its third year, the community altar will give people from all walks of life and ethnicities a space to honor the life of those […]


Museo del Barrio’s ‘Bienal 2013’ Explores Self and Origins | NY Times

Museo del Barrio’s ‘Bienal 2013’ Explores Self and Origins | NY Times

By HOLLAND COTTER International art biennials can be lavish affairs, with big budgets, big art and participants flying in from hither and yon. But in the present lean times, even high-profile shows are feeling a pinch, and local ones like “La Bienal 2013,” at El Museo del Barrio, survive simply as labors of love on […]


Caribbean Crossroads Symposium @ El Museo del Barrio

Caribbean Crossroads Symposium @ El Museo del Barrio

SYMPOSIUM: Caribbean Crossroads Keynote Address by Nobel Laureate Derek Walcott October 11 – 13, 2012 at El Museo del Barrio and The Studio Museum in Harlem In conjunction with the current exhibition CARIBBEAN: Crossroads of the World, El Museo del Barrio, the Queens Museum of Art and The Studio Museum in Harlem present a three-day […]


Speak Up: The Word is our Weapon @ El Museo Tomorrow Night

Speak Up: The Word is our Weapon @ El Museo Tomorrow Night

Saturday, March 17, 2012 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm El Café (1230 5th Ave) Admission: Free This month, El Museo gathers a collective of poets and musicians, including Richard Villar, Michael Cirelli, Charlie Vázquez, and Mahogany L. Browne, representing the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Washington Heights who build community through their poetry and art. Hosted […]


The Uptown Collective Presents The Weekend

The Uptown Collective Presents The Weekend

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Okay folks, since we are experiencing this awesome but freaky weather for February, check out some greats things to do this weekend Uptown and beyond. First of all, the utterly incredible weekly Word Up Books Open Mic goes down every Friday from 6 to 7pm. Check it out for yourself. Check […]


‘Testimonios,’ Popular Arts at El Museo del Barrio | NY Times

‘Testimonios,’ Popular Arts at El Museo del Barrio | NY Times

By ROBERTA SMITH As permanent collections go, El Museo del Barrio’s is on the modest side. The museum’s Web site puts the tally of objects it owns at just 6,500, a far cry from the Met’s nearly two million. But El Museo del Barrio has something few other New York museums can touch: some 10 […]


Save the Date: An Homage to Piri Thomas @ El Museo February 18th

Save the Date: An Homage to Piri Thomas @ El Museo February 18th

Saturday, February 18, 2012 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm   Join El Museo (1230 5th Ave) for a special presentation of SPEAK UP! in memory of Piri Thomas, author and poet who shed light on the struggles of nuestra gente with his book, Down These Mean Streets. Throughout his life, he soulfully delivered an array […]


El Museo’s Bienal: The (S) Files 2011 – Meet Firelei Báez

The (S) Files 2011: Meet Firelei Báez from EL MUSEO DEL BARRIO on Vimeo. El Museo’s Bienal: The (S) Files 2011 is El Museo del Barrio’s sixth biennial of the most innovative, cutting-edge art created by Latino, Caribbean, and Latin American artists currently working in the greater New York area. This year’s edition spreads all […]


El Museo’s Bienal: The (S) Files 2011 – Meet Edwin González-Ojeda

El Museo’s Bienal: The (S) Files 2011 is El Museo del Barrio’s sixth biennial of the most innovative, cutting-edge art created by Latino, Caribbean, and Latin American artists currently working in the greater New York area. This year’s edition spreads all over the city, showcasing a record 75 emerging artists in seven different venues. For […]

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