Art at the Service of the People

This exhibit was curated in collaboration with University of Notre Dame professors Thomas F. Anderson and Marisel C. Moreno, who loaned the pieces from their private collection. It features a selection of posters and books produced by the Puerto Rico’s Division of Community Education (DIVEDCO). In 1948 – after having appointed more than 20

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NMPRAC on SEE Chicago Sept. 2018

SEE Chicago is a TV show about shopping, entertainment and events in the Chicagoland area. The program airs on WGN on Sundays at 10:30pm CST. Watch as the host Dawn Jackson Blatner exports Humboldt Park with a special feature on The National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts And Culture. You can

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The Miracle Center presents “Theres a Coqui in My Shoe!”

There’s a Coqui in My Shoe!, is a theatrical adaptation of the award- winning children’s book written by Marissa de Jesus Paolicelli. Carlito, the Coqui has lost his way from the rainforest. With the help of Armando, his new friend, Carlito’s adventures highlights Puerto Rico’s rich heritage as well as the

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NMPRAC on Adelante Chicago, June 2018

See NMPRAC’s CEO Billy Ocasio’s interview on Adelante Chicago from June 4, 2018, featuring details on NMPRAC’s involvement in the relief effort to rebuild Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria and our partnership with the Institute of Puerto Rican Culture.

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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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