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Exhibition and Collections: Las 3 Hermanas: Art, Education & Activism

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 through January, 2018
Monday - Friday, 10am - 5pm

Centro Library Room 120
Silberman School of Social Work
2180 Third Avenue (119th Street), NYC

 

Centro hosts the final stop of this exhibition which illustrates the live and contributions of three sisters: Evelina Lopez Antonetty, the oldest, was an iconic activist and champion for social causes; Lillian Lopez, the middle sister, was among the first Puerto Rican librarians in the New York Public Library system and the first Puerto Rican Administrator; and Elba Cabrera, the youngest, established herself as an ambassador and advocate for the arts. The Centro Library and Archives holds the collections of these three distinguished pioneers of the Puerto Rican Community.