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spirit and culture unlike any other
NMPRAC supports our community and emergency efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19. We will be closed until Further Notice.
We are the only national museum focused on Puerto Rican arts and culture. Our Queen-Anne style historical landmark facility includes an enchanting courtyard and remarkable galleries. Be a part of influencing and connecting with Puerto Rican diasporic arts, culture, and history.
NMPRAC 20 yrs, Bandera 25 yrs Anniversary
The National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts and Culture (NMPRAC) is celebrating 20 years of serving the Puerto Rican community in various ways. Whether through our cultural exchange projects, Commuity Workshops, our Art Education or our annnual Racies Gala NMPRAC is commited to being a champion of culture, tradition and legacy for the Puerto Rican commuity all over the World.
VIRTUAL TOUR: Experience The Samuel Lind Exhibit
Traveling to the NMPRAC from Taller Puertorriqueño in Philadelphia, Portales (Portals) brings together several avenues of exploration within Samuel Lind’s 50-year career, some of which have not been exhibited together before. Through paintings, installations, prints, and sculptures, Lind explores his spiritual voyage and healing practices from the African Diaspora, not only of his native Loíza but also stimulated by his imagination.
Support The 2020 Census
With the Census less than two months away, it’s essential that we get everyone in Illinois ready to be counted. Want to know how you can fill out the Census form, and what a complete count means for your community? This video from Forefront’s IL Count Me In 2020 program has your answers.
2019 Raices Gala
The Annual Raices Gala helps to raise the funds required for NMPRAC to continue to thrive as a cultural anchor in the City of Chicago as well as become the preferred destination for all those wanting to learn about the rich history, art, and culture of Puerto Rico.