Steel, strong and storied: The Humboldt Park Puerto Rican flags

CHICAGO — When you drive by Division St  between Western and California avenues, you can’t miss them.  There are two giant Puerto Rican flags that let you know you are entering Boricua territory. But how did these award winning structures come to be and what is the message behind them?

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NMPRAC Featured on Ñ Beat with Stacey Baca

ABC 7 will broadcast its Emmy Award-winning program, THE Ñ BEAT, hosted by Stacey Baca, with special contributions by ABC 7’s Tanja Babich, Rob Elgas, Michelle Gallardo, John Garcia, and Roz Varon, Saturday, October 8 at 6:30 PM, with an encore presentation on Sunday, October 9, at 4:30 PM. On

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NMPRAC featured on Chicago Tonight

There was much talk in the past two years about adding a certain museum with a “Star Wars” connection to the Chicago park system. As it turns out, a new museum did open in the Chicago Park District in that time. It may not have had the support of George

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Only Puerto Rican Museum In U.S. Is Celebrating Its Humboldt Park Home

The National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts and Culture was recently featured on DNAInfo.com. Here’s an excerpt: HUMBOLDT PARK — Did you know the country’s only museum that is entirely focused on Puerto Rican arts and culture is in Humboldt Park? If your answer was “no,” you aren’t alone, according to

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3rd Annual Gala – Raices: A Celebration of our Roots

We are excited to announce our 3rd Annual Gala, Raices: A Celebration of our Roots on Thursday, September 22, 2016 at 6pm at the National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts and Culture. This year is very special as we honor the recipients of our National Puerto Rican Ceiba Awards, Lin-Manuel Miranda of Hamilton: The Musical and renowned artist Antonio

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NMPRAC Featured In The New York Times – 36 Hours In Chicago

The National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts & Culture was recently featured in the New York Times. Here’s an excerpt. The National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts & Culture (free) is in the oldest surviving structure in Humboldt Park: stables built in the 1890s. Inside the red-roofed building withits gables

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16th Barrio Arts Fest

Save the date for the 16th Annual Barrio Arts Fest at the National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts & Culture. 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

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Summer Art Workshops

We are excited to announce that the National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts & Culture will offer Summer Art Workshops on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 10:30am-12:30pm! Check out what we are offering this summer, including an End of Summer Students Exhibition at the Boat House Gallery! Don’t miss this! Enroll Now! Take a look at the Summer Art Classes

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Material: Expanded Painting opening at The National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts and Culture

Chicago, IL – The National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts and Culture is pleased to present for the first time in Chicago Material, a group exhibition featuring Bobby Cruz, Hector Madera, Jonathan Torres, Nora Maité Nieves, Luis Rodríguez Rosario, Omar Velázquez, Roberto Marquez-Jorge and Sebastián Vallejo on Thursday, May 5th,

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