UPPER EAST SIDE, NYC ~ New York’s encyclopedia of art
Most NYC museums show some Latin culture. The Latin ones are El Museo del Barrio, Hispanic Society and the Museum of the American Indian.
Appointment only during renovations
WASHINGTON HEIGHTS, NYC ~ This research library and museum has the most important Spanish art collection outside of Spain
EAST HARLEM, NYC ~ Puerto Rican, Caribbean and Latin American art museum, and community center
FINANCIAL DISTRICT, NYC ~ This branch of the Smithsonian does great bilingual exhibitions. FREE
PROSPECT PARK, Brooklyn ~ NYC’s second biggest museum has good collections of African and Pre-Columbian art. First Saturdays are a Free party.
EAST HARLEM ~ A center for dialogue on policy, business and the culture of Africa and the African diaspora
FORT TRYON PARK, NYC ~ This reconstructed French cloister is a museum of medieval art known for its unicorn tapestries
UPPER EAST SIDE, NYC ~ New York’s museum of old masters, European sculpture and decorative arts
LOWER EAST SIDE, NYC ~ New York City’s contemporary art museum is transforming the Bowery
MEATPACKING DISTRICT, NYC ~ New York City’s museum of U.S. art now includes Latin artists
CONCOURSE VILLAGE, The Bronx ~ Museum of contemporary art associated with The Bronx