El Museo del Barrio

Official Homepage: www.elmuseo.org

Fee: Suggested $9

Sun. 1 PM–5 PM
Mon. Closed
Tue. 11 AM–6 PM
Wed. 11 AM–9 PM
Thu. 11 AM–6 PM
Fri. 11 AM–6 PM
Sat. 11 AM–6 PM
1230 5th Ave
Manhattan, New York 10029
(212) 831-7272

Check the El Museo del Barrio website for additional hours, special pricing/discounts, and closure dates.


The El Museo del Barrio (website) is a Museum (Cultural) in New York.
Wikipedia excerpt:
El Museo del Barrio El Museo del Barrio, New York’s leading Latino cultural institution, is located in the East Harlem neighborhood of New York City, United States, also known as El Barrio. El Museo welcomes visitors of all backgrounds to discover the artistic landscape of the Latino, Caribbean, and Latin American cultures. Their richness is represented in its wide-ranging collections and exhibitions, complemented by film, literary, visual and performing arts series, cultural celebrations, and educational programs. A dynamic artistic, cultural, and community gathering place, El Museo is a center of cultural pride on New York’s Museum Mile. El Museo del Barrio is the preeminent forum and resource in the U.S. dedicated to Caribbean, Latino, and Latin American art. Its varied Permanent Collection of over 6,500 objects spanning more than 800 years of Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino art includes pre-Columbian Taíno artifacts, traditional arts, twentieth-century drawings, paintings, sculptures, and installations, as well as prints, photography, documentary films, and video. The holdings divide into four main areas:

We don't have any current exhibitions on file, most likely because we're still collecting listings.

In the meantime, check out the El Museo del Barrio homepage or our exhibitions list for N.Y.-wide exhibits.

Official El Museo del Barrio Links
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