El Museo del Barrio

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Timing : Saturdays and Sundays from 12 noon till 5 PM 

Entry Fee : USD 9 (adults), USD 5(seniors and students) and free for kids below 12 years old.   

Highlights : Caribbean and Latin American art forms, over 8000 permanent collections including contemporary and modern paintings, photographs, mixed-media, 3D and time-based art forms, graphics from the 20th and 21st centuries

El Museo del Barrio, New York City Overview

Located in Upper Manhattan, El Museo del Barrio, commonly known as El Museo was founded in 1969. It features Caribbean and Latin American art forms with emphasis on Puerto Rican works, especially from the community of New York.

It is open on Saturdays and Sundays from 12 noon till 5 PM. The ticket costs USD 9 for adults, USD 5 for seniors and students and free for kids below 12 years old. From film to literature, cultural celebrations to performing arts and educational programs for all age-groups, El Museo stands as a reputed Latino cultural center. Over 8000 permanent collections include over 400 contemporary and modern paintings, over 700 photographs, mixed-media, 3D and time-based art forms representing post war. More than 400 Puerto Rican, Chicano, Mexican and Nuyorican graphics works from the 20th and 21st centuries are on display. Sourced from Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico, the Pre-Columbian and pan-Caribbean contemporary works, fine photographs and graphics represent popular traditions.  

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