El Museo del Barrio welcomes visitors of all backgrounds to discover the artistic and cultural landscape of the Caribbean and Latin America. The richness of Latino cultures is represented in El Museo’s wide-ranging collections and exhibitions, complemented by performing arts events and cultural celebrations.
Caribbean: Crossroads of the World examines the visual arts and aesthetic development across the Caribbean, considering histories of the Spanish, French, Dutch and English islands and their Diasporas. The exhibition is groundbreaking, highlighting rarely-seen works in thematic sections from the Haitian Revolution to the present.
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