El Museo del Barrio, New York City

El Museo del Barrio, New York’s leading Latino cultural institution, welcomes visitors of all backgrounds to discover the artistic landscape of Latino, Caribbean, and Latin American cultures. Their richness is represented in El Museo’s 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.
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  • I had never been to El Museo del Barrio even though I go to the Museum of the City of New York next door all the time and have been a member for years. I went to see a exhibition by a Cuban graphic ar...  more »
  • If I understand correctly, New York experienced guilt before Spanish-speaking residents, which relatively recently evicted from territories adjacent to Central Park and they did a semblance of cultural space where they could feel at home. In practice, it looks like El Barrio-first floor apartment house in scaffolding, half the premises repairs and permanantnyj goes two-three rooms are busy, very secondary to the spirit. The richness and diversity of Spanish-speaking America not represented at all. Nearby is a dozen world-class museums for every taste, so it is not worth wasting time on this museum.
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  • not give life to visit it but if you have a little free time okay, ideal for the days of rain, but no one you asked to return if you went to visit him
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  • Lovely museum. Rather small but the exhibits were varied from Latin American artists of many different mediums. More focus on the diaspora in the US. Cafe is nice as well. Buying tickets here gave us free entry to the more expensive city museum next door.
  • BEWARE: Alcohol-intolerant people or pregnant ladies should avoid ordering any of their so-called "nonalcoholic" cocktails. I ordered a non-alcoholic margarita and my pulse promptly jumped, face flushed, and breath smelled like alcohol. The bartender and the waitress had no clue how it got mixed up, which speaks for the kind of training they get. Their food was great though - I liked the shrimp ceviche and the queso dip.
  • This museum is local, it doesnt represent all Latinoamericans Artists of New York, i was disappointed. where is picasso, basquiat, Dali, Botero, Britto Romero, Frida, Diego Rivera. we were there expecting see a quality of Art. where is Toro Del Mar Sosa
  • Excellent Museum established by Puerto Ricans to keep population knowledgeable of the arts and cultural of their nation and have a place to present exhibition of new artist in the diaspora. Staff knowledgeable of exhibition. Very friendly and cordial. A museum for all to visit who love the arts.
  • A nice Spanish themed museum in Harlem. Very easy to get too with interesting exhibits updated every few months. The Cafe is a bit on the expensive side however the food is good and the sangria is even better.
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