“HOMECOMING – That’s Puerto Rican” Exhibition Opening at The National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts & Culture

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By Bianca Ortiz, National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts and Culture

Chicago, IL-The National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts  & Culture  (NMPRAC) is proud to announce the upcoming opening of the exhibition “HomeComing  -That’s Puerto Rican” edition on Friday, January 30th, 2015 from 6 to 9pm.

The second edition of the Home Coming exhibition at the National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts and Culture examines the work of Puerto Rican artists in Chicago that collectively promote a genuine dialogue around the meaning of -“That’s Puerto Rican”. In the context of a museum dedicated to the Puerto Rican arts and culture, this provocative entitlement of cultural preservation has being the tension field between many artists and the audience. This eclectic exhibition features the work of Janice Aponte, Miguel Arroyo, Elias Carmona, Noelia Cruz, Lizette Cruz, Benjamin Mercado, Evette Morales, Leo Negrón, Moses Pérez, Patricia Pérez, Francisco Rosado and Martin Soto. 

NMPRAC is a cultural and educational institution devoted to the promotion, integration and advancement of Puerto Rican arts and culture by presenting exhibitions and programming, created to enhance the visibility and importance of the rich Puerto Rican arts tradition. Located in Humboldt Park, in the heart of Chicago’s Puerto Rican community, NMPRAC is the only self-standing cultural museum in the nation devoted to showcasing Puerto Rican arts, culture and historic exhibitions year-round. NMPRAC is conveniently located 15 minutes from Downtown Chicago on 3015 W. Division St. Chicago IL 60622.

Phone: (773) 486-8345  | Email: info@nmprac.org | Website: www. nmprac.org