Fashion Designer Narciso Rodriguez
Narciso Rodriguez to Be Honored at El Museo Del Barrio’s 19th Annual Gala
By Verky Arcos | 05/16/2012 - 12:09

Narciso Rodriguez, fashion designer extraordinaire, will be one of the honorees at one of Latinos’ biggest nights happening tomorrow: the annual El Museo Del Barrio gala. Julianna Margulies will present Rodriguez with the award for artistic achievement to honor his career and longtime patronage to El Museo del Barrio. Rodriguez is definitely a designer that we are proud to call our own, so we took some time to chat with him about being honored by this Latino institution and his roots.


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Sonia Sotomayor Opens Exhibit on History of Latinos in New York City
Sonia Sotomayor Opens Exhibit on History of Latinos in New York City
By Javier Morgado | 09/17/2010 - 11:19

Hundreds gathered last night at El Museo del Barrio in East Harlem for a preview of the highly anticipated exhibit “Nueva York (1613-1945).”  Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor delivered the keynote remarks and was as much a draw as the expansive exhibit.  “This exhibit tells a story unknown to most people,” Sotomayor said. “Our history begins earlier than most people think.  [It] is finally told to appreciate the achievements of our forebearers."


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