El Museo del Barrio

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diversity

Rockefeller Brothers Fund plans $1.5m in grants to help New York museums promote diverse artists

Financial aid will help eight institutions “disrupt dominant narratives” and “build back a more equitable culture” after Covid lockdown

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reopenings

New York clears the way for the city's museums to reopen

MoMA, the Whitney, the Morgan, the American Folk Art Museum, the New Museum, the Guggenheim and the Brooklyn Museum announce plans to welcome the public, joining the Met and the New-York Historical Society

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Three to see

Three exhibitions to see in New York, London and online this weekend

From works by Pollock and Congo the chimpanzee to Sarah Lucas at Sadie Coles

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Three to see

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From a sweeping survey of American Indian contemporary art to historical photographs at the Met

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Frieze New York 2019

Whose museum is it anyway? The story of El Museo del Barrio has always been about representation

As it turns 50, the museum wrestles with concerns that it has lost its community focus

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Museo del Barrio cancels exhibition over an artist’s remarks about rape

Show was to focus on career of the film-maker Alejandro Jodorowsky

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New York’s El Museo del Barrio due to reopen in September after year-long refurbishment

The Latino cultural institution had previously experienced financial problems, staff cuts and brisk turnover of senior figures

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Museums

An analysis of the mission statements of leading US art museums exposes collective search for purpose

The words chosen by directors reflect a desire to quash ambiguity and carve out their space in the contemporary art landscape

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Exhibitions

Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera and 20th-century Mexican art: the Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection at El Museo del Barrio

New York welcomes key Kahlo works