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El Museo del Barrio

MUSEUM ~ Puerto Rican, Caribbean & Latin American art and culture. (East Harlem)


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  • Three Kings Day

    Chilean, Cuban, Dominican, Ecuadorian, Honduran, Mexican, Puerto Rican, Salvadoran, Spanish-American culture

    Three Kings Day on January 6 is a cultural or religious celebration of the biblical Three Wise Men’s visit to the Christ child. Three Kings is the main holiday celebration in some Latin and all Orthodox (Eastern) traditions.

    New York City’s main event is El Museo del Barrio’s annual Three Kings Day Parade which runs from 11am~12:30pm in East Harlem with celebrations afterwards at the Museum.


Previously at El Museo del Barrio

El Museo del Barrio started in 1969 as an art museum of Puerto Rican and Nuyorican culture, but has grown into a museum of Latino culture.

We wish new executive director Jorge Daniel Veneciano (March 2014) quick success in moving El Museo forward.


Visiting El Museo del Barrio

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El Museo del Barrio

1230 Fifth Avenue (at 104th Street) in East Harlem (212) 831-7272

Hours Wednesday~Saturday 11am-6pm

Subway (4,6,6X) 103rd St

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