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February 23, 2017 at 6pm - 9pm Centro Library Room 120, Silberman School of Social Work The Bodega: A Cornerstone of Puerto Rican Barrios (The Justo A Martí Collection) Professor Carlos Sanabria selected thirty-five images for a photo essay book about Puerto Rican bodegas as captured by...
Stories from Cruising the Atlantic from Porto Rico to New York: the Steamship Journeys, 1900-1940’s
Friday, September 22, 2016. 6-8 pm Centro Library Room 120, Silberman School of Social Work 2180 Third Avenue (119th Street), NYC Moderator: Pedro Juan Hernández Panelists: José Rafael Méndez and Gabriel Haslip-Viera, Professor Emeritus Through the years José Rafael Méndez has purchased steamship-...
Exhibition open from October 5, 2016 to January 27, 2017 Panel : 6 - 7:30 PM RM 115AB, Silberman School of Social Work, 2180 Third Ave (119th St) Moderator: Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez, writer and artist Panelists: Chris Batista, illustrator; Emilio J. López, illustrator and colorist; Will Rosado,...
Join us at the Centro Library and Archives on May 4, 2016 from 6-8 p.m. for an opening celebration. Centro Library Room 120 Silberman School of Social Work, 2180 Third Avenue (119th Street) Steamship cruises dominated the movement of people between Puerto Rico to New York from the 1900s to the...
Centro proudly presents this exhibit highlighting artist Lorenzo Homar’s legacy within the art world. The showcase exhibit Homar: Art Binding Ties from Puerto Rico to NYC features selected artwork acquired through donations made to the archives. Also available for public viewing: an interview with...
Oct 28, 2015 - April 23, 2016 Silberman School of Social Work, 2180 Third Avenue (119th Street), Centro Library & Archives Rm 120 and Lobby ARtCHIVES: Method and Documentation is an ongoing series organized by Centro featuring selected artists’ creative process, method of production and...
More than 100 people attended the opening reception May 10 for the new Picturing Puerto Rico exhibit, showcasing the work of Louise Rosskam (1910-2003), a pioneer of the “golden age” of twentieth century American documentary photography. The Rosskam exhibit at the Hunter College East Harlem Art...
The opening of Labor, an art exhibition inspired by holdings in the Centro Archives, highlighted the recent inauguration of the Centro Library and Archives’ new location in the Silberman School of Social Work in East Harlem. As Susana Torruella-Leval, co-curator of the exhibition wrote in the...
Asserting Their Rights looks at how Puerto Ricans, in their efforts to validate their place in the United States as American citizens, developed networks and adapted strategies of community activism from African Americans and other minorities. One aspect that this exhibition explores is the inter-...
Barrio Series : Loisaida Blueprints for a Nation, An Installation by Adál Join Adál, artist; Miriam Basilio, art historian, NYU; and Urayoán Noel, poet, SUNY Albany for a Legacy Series conversation moderated by Yasmin Ramírez at 5:30 pm followed by a reception at 6:15 pm. Opening Reception &...