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The Hulbert Taft, Jr. Library
7 Latino Artists You Should Know
Latin American cultures share similarities, and many are also influenced by European, indigenous, and African traditions. With all of these dynamic sources of inspiration, many Latino artists remix their cultures in interesting and exciting ways. Scroll on to meet some iconic Latino/a/x artists who've left a lasting impression...A Google Arts & Culture exhibit.
Hispanic Heritage Month: From Jenni Rivera to Gustavo Cerati, 14 Latin Music Icons & Their Cultural Relevance Today
Billboard magazine celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month by highlighting 14 of the most iconic musical figures in Latin music.
Latinx Art and Artists
mithsonian collections reflect the rich diversity of Latinx art and artists. The Smithsonian American Art Museum's growing Latinx art collection represents the rich contributions of Latinxs to our country from the colonial period to the present with artworks that range from colonial religious works and woven textiles to abstract expressionist paintings and contemporary installations. Artists featured in the collection reflect the diversity of Latinx communities in the United States, including artists of Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, and Dominican descent, as well as other Latin American groups with deep roots in the United States.
Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA)
MOLAA in Long Beach, CA is the only museum in the United States dedicated to modern and contemporary Latin American and Latino art.
Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art
This 2014 exhibition was drawn entirely from the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s pioneering collection of Latino art. It explores how Latino artists shaped the artistic movements of their day and recalibrated key themes in American art and culture. Includes the exhibition talk, "What is Latino about American art?" with curator E. Carmen Ramos and an online gallery of artists.
Tradiciones: Latino Music from Smithsonian Folkways
The Smithsonian Folkways Tradiciones⁄Traditions series highlights music from more than a dozen countries in South and Central America and the Caribbean, and spans more than 50 years of recordings. From Argentine folk classics by Suni Paz to Chicano rock originals by East LA’s Quetzal, this playlist demonstrates the diversity of Latino musical heritage across Latin America and within the United States.
FUN FOR ALL AGES!
A different craft project for each day!