El Museo collection of 6,500 objects is rooted in work by the Puerto Rican artists of our founding community, and has grown to include art from diverse Caribbean, Latino, and Latin American cultures.
The collection consists of more than 1,500 works of Modern and Contemporary art, particularly Post War work, including paintings, photography, and other mixed-media and three-dimensional forms; Graphics, including more than 4,000 Puerto Rican, Nuyorican, Mexican, and Chicano fine prints of the 20th- and 21st- centuries); Taíno | Pre-Columbian, pan-Caribbean archeological objects, as well as fine photographs, graphics and contemporary works that have been influenced by the Taíno legacy; and Popular Traditions, including Santos de palo and other devotional arts from the Santería, Candomblé and Orisha-worship traditions, masks and objects related to the celebration of Día de los Muertos.
30 object-based works and 2 videos explore the boundaries between reality and fiction
Schedule of exhibitions
Explore the work of ten photographers
Labyrinthine, total environments that viewers enter and navigate
Visual, literary, archival, and filmic material from 5+ decades of production