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Gig Alert: Lila Downs

Friday, February 17, 2012

Mexican-American chanteuse Lila Downs brings her vibrant pan-Latin fusion to El Museo del Barrio on Saturday night. Download the cumbia tune "Paloma del Comalito" from her new album. 

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El Museo Del Barrio Appoints New Leader

Tuesday, August 02, 2011

The East Harlem museum announced on Tuesday that Margarita Aguilar would be its next director. Aguilar, who was born in Cuba, takes the place of Julian Zugazagoitia, who left the museum last September.

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Pickles, Turntables and Graffiti at El Museo del Barrio's 'Bienal' of Latino Art

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Trophies made of tire, a can of pickles spinning on a turntable, two gigantic pop-up books and walls covered in graffiti. These are some of the pieces featured in "El Museo's Bienal: The (S) File 2011," an exhibit that opened on Tuesday at El Museo del Barrio in East Harlem.

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Museums Reach Out to Artists With Special Needs

Sunday, May 15, 2011

On select Sundays, the Queens Museum of Art opens up its studios to adults with varying physical, emotional and cognitive abilities as part of its ArtAccess program. On Wednesdays in May, El Museo del Barrio hosts its Painting with Light workshop, which pairs professional artists with blind or sight-impaired artists.

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Annual Three Kings Day Parade Comes To East Harlem

Wednesday, January 05, 2011

For many New Yorkers with roots in Latin America or the Caribbean, the holiday season doesn’t end until 12 days after Christmas. On Thursday, El Museo del Barrio in East Harlem is marking Three Kings Day with a festive parade down Third Avenue.

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New Yorkers Compete For Title Of 'Coquito Master'

Friday, December 10, 2010

It's that time of the year again when Puerto Rican New Yorkers dust off old family recipes and prepare tasty batches of a holiday rum drink made with eggs, cream, coconut milk, and spices.

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Returning to El Barrio

Monday, October 19, 2009

New York City’s El Museo del Barrio has reopened after a well-deserved multi-million dollar renovation.

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