Take advantage of the upcoming events at the National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts and Culture.
16th Barrio Arts Fest - July 9th & 10th, 2016
Barrio Arts Fest 2016
The 16th Edition of Barrio Arts Fest is a historical one. It commemorates the opening of the National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts and Culture after an extensive reconstruction of the former establishment of the Humboldt Park Stables that lasted over a decade.
Now, the historic building that housed the Institute of Puerto Rican Arts and Culture (IPRAC) through its transition will rejoice once again with its signature arts festival, Barrio Arts Fest, during the weekend of July 9th & 10th, 2016.
Every year Barrio Arts Fest, in addition to the artists/vendors, offers workshops for the entire family. This year Barrio Arts Fest plans to add a selection of Local Food and a Classic Car Show. In addition to traditional bomba dancing and musical performances, there are many other extraordinary experiences that the whole family can enjoy.
Join us to celebrate the new journey of our Museum, our beautiful Puerto Rican Arts and Culture and our vibrant community here in Chicago.
Raices Gala 2016 - September 22, 2016
Raices Gala 2016
The National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts and Culture (NMPRAC) would like to invite you to partake in our 3rd Annual Gala; RAICES: A Celebration of Our Roots on Thursday, September 22, 2016 at 6:00pm at our fully restored landmark building located at 3015 W. Division in Chicago.
Each year as part of our gala, NMPRAC selects two major artists to receive their prestigious Ceiba Award, the only national award granted to Puerto Ricans for their artistic and cultural accomplishments. We are excited to share that the recipients of the 2016 Ceiba Awards are; Tony Award winning and a creative genius, Lin-Manuel Miranda and the multi-disciplinary artistic living legend, Antonio Martorell. Both have confirmed to be with us this evening to receive their awards and we hope you will be part of this historic night.
Summer Art Workshops - June 22nd through August 20th, 2016