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Press Releases Archive


2013-10-23: Smithsonian Latino Center Announces Fifth Annual
Day of the Dead Celebration

2013-11-1: Smithsonian Hosts National Forum on Latino Art

2013-12-05: Smithsonian Latino Center Expands Its Latino Virtual Museum


2012-06-28: Smithsonian Provides Summer Experience to Graduating High School Seniors

2012-06-28: El Centro latino Smithsonian les ofrece una enriquecedora experiencia a los estudiantes de último año de escuela secundaria


2011-11-22: Smithsonian Latino Center Presents an Evening of Bilingual Poetry and Music

2011-10-11: El Centro Latino Smithsonian Celebra el Día de los Muertos en el Mundo Virtual

2011-10-6: Smithsonian Latino Center Celebrates Day of the Dead in the Virtual World

2011-9-12: El Smithsonian Ofrece un Día para la Familia, Gratis, Para el Mes de la Hispanidad

2011-9-9: Smithsonian Offers Free Family Day for Hispanic Heritage Month

2011-8-15: Smithsonian Hosts Symposium Exploring Indigenous Roots of Caribbean Culture

2011-8-15: El Smithsonian Explora las Raíces Indígenas de la Cultura Caribeña

2011-6-21: "American Sabor: Latinos in U.S. Popular Music" Opens at the Smithsonian

2011-6-21: "American Sabor: Latinos en la música popular norteamericana" se inaugura en el Smithsonian

2011-6-6: Smithsonian Offers Rich Summer Experience to High School Seniors

2011-5-11: Smithsonian Presents Renowned Latino Performance Artist Harry Gamboa Jr.

2011-4-20: Smithsonian Presents a Roundtable Discussion on Operation Pedro Pan

2011-3-29: Smithsonian Presents Latin Jazz Artist John Santos

2011-2-17: Smithsonian Explores History and Experiences of Black Latinos in the United States

2011-2-09: Smithsonian Latino Center Announces Summer Leadership Opportunity

2011-1-19: Last Chance to See Exhibition of Contemporary Argentine Art

2011-1-19: Renowned Latino Performance Artist Harry Gamboa Jr. to Appear at Smithsonian American Art Museum

2011-1-12: Smithsonian Latino Center Presents Latina Poet Sandra María Esteves at Martin Luther King Celebration


2010-10-12: Smithsonian Latino Center Opens "Southern Identity: Contemporary Argentine Art"

2010-10-5: Smithsonian Latino Virtual Museum Launches Second Annual Día de los Muertos Festival in Second Life

2010-9-8: Smithsonian Latino Center Presents More than Malbec: The Story of Argentine Wine

2010-9-7: Smithsonian Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

2010-6-4: Smithsonian Latino Center Presents a History of Santería in Washington, D.C.

2010-6-18: Smithsonian Latino Center's Young Ambassadors Arrive for Week of Arts, Sciences and Humanities in Washington, D.C.

2010-6-9: Smithsonian Shows Argentine Masterpiece Hermógenes Cayo (Imaginero) in Tribute to Filmmaker Jorge Prelorán

2010-5-11: Smithsonian Presents an Onstage Conversation about U.S. Perspectives on Argentina's Military Dictatorship (1976-1983)

2010-4-1: Smithsonian Latino Center Presents Dance on Video: "New Dance, Movement and Animation from Argentina"

2010 Cont.

2010-3-25: Smithsonian Latino Center Presents an Onstage Conversation with Rubén Blades

2010-3-18: Smithsonian Latino Center Launches Argentina at the Smithsonian 2010

2010-3-4: Smithsonian Latino Center Presents "Capilla del Sol: Music from the Missions of Latin America" Concert March 7

2010-1-19: >National Museum of the American Indian Presents the "Power of Chocolate"


2009-10-26: Smithsonian Latino Center Presents "Dia de los Muertos Festival"—a 3-D Experience in the Smithsonian Latino Virtual Museum

2009-10-5: 2009 Legacy Awards Recognize Panamanian Achievement at the Smithsonian Institution

2009-10-5: "Panamanian Passages" Exhibit Showcases Panama's History

2009-7-6: The "Bittersweet" Struggle of the Bracero Is Revealed in a New Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition

2009-7-14: "Panama at the Smithsonian" Program Series Highlights Relationship between the Smithsonian and the Republic of Panama

2009-6-23: Smithsonian Latino Center's Young Ambassadors See Art and Culture in Action

2009-3-17: Smithsonian Latino Center Inaugurates the Smithsonian Latino Virtual Museum in Second Life

2009-1-15: The Smithsonian's Anacostia Community Museum's 24th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Program Focuses on Latinos and Civil Rights


2008-12-10: "Puerto Rican Art Now—with Antonio Martorell" Presented at the Smithsonian's Hirshhorn Museum Dec. 12

2008-11-7: Eduardo Díaz Named Director of the Smithsonian Latino Center

2008-9-16: "Posters from the Division of Community Education (DIVEDCO) of Puerto Rico, 1949-1989" Opens at the Smithsonian's S. Dillon Ripley Center Sept. 17

2008-2-19: Smithsonian Latino Center Announces the Young Ambassadors Program for High School Seniors

2008-1-29: Daniel E. Sheehy Named Acting Director of the Smithsonian Latino Center


2007-12-4: The Smithsonian Latino Center and Fundación Carso Sign Memorandum of Understanding

2007-9-12: "Legacy: Spain and the United States in the Age of Independence, 1763-1848"Opens at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery Sept. 27

2007-8-30: ¡Smithsonian con Sabor! Gala Celebrates the Smithsonian Latino Center's 10th Anniversary and Mexican Culture

2007-8-20: Smithsonian Latino Center Celebrates 10th Anniversary with the "Mexican Treasures of the Smithsonian" Exhibition and the ¡Smithsonian Con Sabor! Gala

2007-8-6: "Lola Alvarez Bravo" Opens at the Smithsonian's International Gallery Sept. 5

2007-7-26: Celebración de la Vida de un Héroe del Béisbol y Filántropo en una Nueva Exposición Itinerante del Smithsonian

2007-6-26: Smithsonian Latino Center's Young Ambassadors Arrive for Week of Cultural Programs in Washington, D.C.

2007-5-8: "Mexico at the Smithsonian" Program Series Highlights Cultural Impact of Mexicans and Mexican Americans

2007-2-28: Smithsonian Latino Center Celebrates 10th Anniversary; More Than 300 Projects Funded in the Past Decade

2007-1-31: >Smithsonian Latino Center's Young Ambassadors Program Application Now Available Online


2006-10-17: Smithsonian Latino Center Exhibition "Colombia at the Smithsonian" Is Extended to Jan. 15, 2007

2006-9-11: Smithsonian Latino Center Presents "Myth, Mortals and Immortality: Works from Museo Soumaya de México"

2006-8-14: From Butterflies to Botero: Smithsonian Latino Center Presents "Colombia at the Smithsonian"