El Museo del Barrio

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Details
1230 5th Ave (btwn E 104th & E 105th St)
New York, NY 10029
(212) 831-7272
Art Museum, Theater, Performing Arts
Hours
Tue–Sat: 11:00 AM–6:00 PM

Foursquare Tips

  • Go see the #discoballpiata art piece by Risa Puno in the caf! And come back in November to smash it open!!
  • Check out the Signs, Systems & the City exhibition. Features works with an urban sensibility that deploy pared-down building blocks of shape, color, and form to express revealing worldviews.
  • Make your Saturdays super at El Museo with concerts, storytelling, artmaking, and gallery tours for all ages: FREE ADMISSION every third Saturday of the month.
  • On 1/6/12, I came here for the 35th Annual Three Kings Day Parade.
  • After a long renovation, this under-appreciated museum is once again showing off its trove of Latino, Caribbean, and Latin American art.
  • If you want to learn about upcoming exhibitions and events, check their FB page
  • The most fun you can have in a museum in nyc!
  • Latin flavor for the family, kids 12 and under get in free: http://bit.ly/zyEuiX
  • Eat at the cafe!
  • This one room museum is filled with an impressive array of work you wont be bored. And admission is pay-what-you-wish.
  • The Nueva York exhibit (in collaboration with New-York Historical Society) uncovers how Latinos and Spanish-speaking countries have helped shape New York into the most vibrant city in the world.
  • Free admission with your NYU Card, plus a 10% store and cafe discount!
  • The museum offers a mix of rotating exhibits, ranging from the spicy and fun, to the political and motivating. You'll leave either wanting to dance the salsa or change the world.
  • Free admission 3rd Saturdays have allowed El Museo to attract the masses. Art combines carib, latin, and American styles with soulful interpretations. Def not the Whitney. Enjoy the cafe and theaters.
  • Pester El Museo staff about joining twitter. They are literally the last holdout in a city where all the museums (even @HSAmuseum!) are on twitter.
  • S-Files artists Justine Reyes was published by En Foco in Nueva Luz, and Rachelle Mozman was featured in it's Touring Gallery.
  • El Museo's Bienal: The (S) Files 2011 highlights the most innovative, cutting-edge art being produced by emerging Latino and Latin American artists currently working in the greater New York area.
  • On Saturdays, check out the FREE walking tour of the neighborhood, including the Graffiti Wall of Fame, Julia de Burgos Boulevard, and local murals. Tours leave from the lobby at 11:30 am.
  • Super Sbado every third Saturday, 11am-9pm is free!Powered by ParentsConnect.com
  • disappointing and small gallery. Give it a miss unless you have a particular passion for it and know all the background, because you won't learn anything here.