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Thursday, September 29th, 2016

Smithsonian Collecting Items to Show Baseball’s Impact on Latino History

*They’re looking for everything – photos, newspaper clippings, old gloves, uniforms, balls – from little league memorabilia to business sponsored leagues, to minor and major league baseball. Latinos have had a large influence in U.S. baseball and baseball has been a pillar of life of Latinos in the USA. VL By Noel Gutierrez-Morfin, NBC News (2.5 minute

Monday, September 26th, 2016

Texas Music Museum preserves musician histories from the past of Tejano

*This is awesome! VL By Grace Speas, The Daily Texan (3 minute read) Legendary Tejano accordionist Bruno Villarreal was sitting in a nursing home, blind, unable to walk and without his instrument. But when social work professor Clayton...

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

Latinos Invited to Vote for the American Latino Museum 2013 Campaign

By Yesica Lopez,  NBCLatino Friends of the American Latino Museum are letting you decide what their 2013 will look like. The second annual Campaign Design Contest has announced the five finalists. “We are proud to unveil the 2013 Campaign Design...

Tuesday, March 20th, 2012

“In Wonderland” Celebrates Latina Surrealist Painters

Although collaboration between institutes can sometimes prove a treacherous affair, the current collaboration between Los Angeles County Museum of Art and Museo de Arte Moderno in Mexico City only proves the converse. Namely, that collaboration presents curators...

Tuesday, January 10th, 2012

Aztec, Spanish Cultures Intertwine At LA County Museum Of Art

“Contested Visions in the Spanish Colonial World,” a current exhibit at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, represents an intricately choreographed dialogue between several players in pre-Columbian history. Primarily, the exhibit examines two of the largest...

Wednesday, December 28th, 2011

North America’s Largest Concave Fresco Is In NM, About Latinos

Albuquerque, New Mexico — Walking into the Torreon at the National Hispanic Cultural Center (NHCC) in here is an unexpected, yet awe inspiring experience. From your first steps into the tube-shaped building, you find yourself unable to...

Tuesday, September 6th, 2011

ASCO Exhibit In LA Highlights 1970s Chicano Performance Art

“ASCO: Elite of the Obscure” is a new exhibit slated to start on September 4 at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, representing a watershed moment in the history of plastic arts for Latinos, and for...

Monday, April 25th, 2011

National Latino Museum Faces Funding, Discriminatory Hurdles

A national museum that honors Latinos in this country will probably not be coming anytime soon, according to a New York Times report. Sadly, the reasons the federal museum is having trouble getting off the ground are...