Post Tagged with: "El Museo del Barrio"

The 42nd Three Kings Day Parade in which El Museo celebrates with children, artists, politicians and camels in El Barrio. (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

Three Kings Keep Tradition Alive in El Barrio

Culture, Latino, Manhattan January 7, 2019 at 4:05 pm

Attracting some 5,000 people and the mayor, the Three Kings Day tradition was kept alive in El Barrio through its 42nd parade, after last year’s was suspended because of a blizzard, El Diario La Prensa reports.

Curator Carmen Ramos explains a portion of the exhibit, which features 10 Latino artists. (Photo by Jesús García via El Diario)

El Museo del Barrio Reopens with a Message on Latinx Power

Culture, Latino, Manhattan September 17, 2018 at 2:08 pm

Approaching its 50th anniversary and after a year closed for renovations, El Museo del Barrio reopens with a Liliana Porter retrospective and a photo exhibit, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Patrick Charpenel leads El Museo del Barrio’s renovation and new path. (Photo by Jesús García via El Diario)

El Museo del Barrio Reinvents Itself

Culture, Latino, Manhattan March 22, 2018 at 5:31 pm

In an interview with El Diario/La Prensa, Patrick Charpenel, the new director of El Museo del Barrio, which will turn 50 next year, lays out his ambitious plans.

(Photo via Manhattan Times)

Politics and Culture at Three Kings Parade

Culture, Latino, Manhattan, Puerto Rican January 3, 2018 at 3:35 pm

The aftermath of Hurricane María and the political climate will be on the minds of paradegoers at this year’s Three Kings Day Parade in El Barrio, reports Manhattan Times.

The giant puppets are 14 feet high and weigh 25 pounds. (Photo via El Diario)

El Barrio’s Three Kings Parade Turns 40

Latino, Manhattan, Traditions January 6, 2017 at 3:50 pm

El Museo del Barrio’s traditional Three Kings Day Parade celebrates its 40th edition Jan. 6, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

(Photo via Diario de México)

Day of the Dead Celebration in Manhattan

Culture, Manhattan, Mexican October 21, 2016 at 12:41 pm

Mexicans celebrated the Day of the Dead at Manhattan’s El Museo del Barrio with dance performances, traditional costumes and masks and even a moment of prayer, Diario de México USA reports.

(Photo by Gerardo Romo via El Diario)

The Three Kings Warm up El Barrio

Latino, Manhattan, Religion, Traditions January 7, 2016 at 3:43 pm

The traditional parade organized by El Museo del Barrio also brought social and political messages, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

“¡Presente! The Young Lords in New York” at The Bronx Museum of the Arts (Photo by Muri Assunção via Mott Haven Herald)

Art and Advocacy at Young Lords Exhibition

Bronx, History, Manhattan, Puerto Rican September 21, 2015 at 3:11 pm

A multimedia exhibition on the activist group is on display at The Bronx Museum of the Arts, El Museo del Barrio, and Loisaida Inc., reports Mott Haven Herald, with each focusing on the Young Lords’ efforts in their respective locations.

Día de los Muertos at El Museo del Barrio

Día de los Muertos at El Museo del Barrio

Culture, Featured Posts, Manhattan, Mexican, Video, Voices' Picks October 21, 2014 at 3:04 pm

Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, was marked at El Museo del Barrio with face painting, storytelling and performances, as shown in this video.

The new executive director of El Museo del Barrio, Jorge Daniel Veneciano (Photo by Gerardo Romo via El Diario).

New Head to Redirect Embattled El Museo del Barrio

Culture, Latino, Manhattan April 17, 2014 at 1:38 pm

The new executive director of El Museo del Barrio, Jorge Daniel Veneciano, talks about his plans to invigorate the embattled institution as it approaches its 45th anniversary, in this Q&A with El Diario/La Prensa.

Casals to New York came 12 years ago and is dedicated to cultural education for Latino families. (Photo by Jose Acosta, via El Diario La Prensa)

From El Museo del Barrio to the High Line: Educating Communities

Culture, Latino, Manhattan January 8, 2014 at 2:20 pm

Gonzalo Casals, formerly with El Museo del Barrio, oversees cultural and educational programs, including Latino music concerts, for High Line Park in Chelsea, reports El Diario-La Prensa.

A Literary Dream — en Espanol — Comes True in Harlem

A Literary Dream — en Espanol — Comes True in Harlem

Business, Latino June 7, 2012 at 3:48 pm

We first met Aurora Anaya Cerda when her dream of opening the first Spanish language bookstore in East Harlem was just that — a dream. But last week Anaya Cerda opened her bookstore, La Casa Azul. Our friends at Feet in Two Worlds covered the story, and we translated El Diario’s article.