MUSEUM ~ Puerto Rican, Caribbean & Latin American art and culture. (East Harlem)
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.
Marisol Escobar is a French sculptor with a Venezuelan heritage. El Museo del Barrio is exhibiting MARISOL: Sculptures and Works on Paper from October 9, 2014 through January 11, 2015.
El Museo’s biennial exhibition, featuring work by emerging Latino and Latin American artists.
JUNE 12, 2013 – JANUARY 4, 2014
FILM DISCUSSION ~ Award-winning filmmakers Cristina Ibarra (Mexican-American), Frances Negron-Muntaner (Puerto Rican-American) & Ela Troyano (Cuban-American) show and discuss their favorite scenes from the cutting-room floor.
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.
1230 Fifth Avenue (at 104th Street) in East Harlem (212) 831-7272
Hours Wednesday~Saturday 11am-6pm
Subway (4,6,6X) 103rd St