Billy Ocasio discusses the nature of the Museum and the different services it provides to the community on Comcast Newsmakers. Watch it on the CN100 channel on the Comcast network. You can also click on the link below to watch it online: Click Here To Watch Online
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
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
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.
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?
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
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
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
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