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  • Arizona Latino Arts & Cultural Center
    The Arizona Latino Arts aria Cultural Center illuminates, celebrates, and promotes Latinos in Arizona through education, advocacy, and collaboration.


  • Arte Américas
    Arte Américas is the largest non-profit cultural center in the Central Valley and consists of over 10,000 square feet of gallery, meeting and classroom space, two gift shops, a library of Latino literature and a kitchen.

  • The California Museum
    The California Museum opened in 1998 and was initially designed to showcase the materials of the State Archives. Over the last thirteen years, the vision and mission have grown to make the Museum a premier cultural center and destination place with a goal of educating and inspiring people about the richness of California's unique history, with a focus on under-represented groups and stories not told elsewhere.

  • Copan Maya Foundation
    Copan Maya Foundation helps ensure long-term preservation of the ancient Maya site of Copan and other Maya sites in Mesoamerica.

  • de Young Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco
    Founded in 1895 in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park, the de Young Museum re-opened on October 15, 2005, in a state-of-the-art new facility that integrates art, architecture and the natural landscape. The new de Young provides San Francisco with an art museum to showcase its collections of American art from the 17th through the 20th centuries, textile arts, and art of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas.

  • Galeria de la Raza
    Founded in 1970, the Galería is a non-profit community-based arts organization whose mission is to foster; public awareness and appreciation of Chicano/Latino art and serve as a laboratory where artists can both explore contemporary issues in art, culture and civic society, and advance intercultural dialogue. The Galería supports Latino artists in the visual, literary, media and performing art fields.

  • Hispanic Heritage Museum Baseball Hall of Fame
    Committed to preserving the history and profound influence that Hispanic players have had on the sport of baseball.

  • La Plaza de Cultura y Artes
    LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes celebrates and cultivates an appreciation for the enduring and evolving influence of Mexican and Mexican American culture, with a specific focus upon the unique Mexican American experience in Los Angeles and Southern California. Located near the site where Los Angeles was founded in 1781, LA Plaza's 2.2-acre campus includes two historic and newly renovated buildings (the Vickrey-Brunswig Building and Plaza House) surrounded by 30,000 square feet of public garden. [Smithsonian Affiliate]

  • El Pueblo de Los Angeles
    El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument is near the site of the early Los Angeles pueblo where forty-four settlers of Native American, African and European heritage journeyed more than one-thousand miles across the desert from present-day northern Mexico and established a farming community in September 1781. El Pueblo is a living museum that reflects the Native American, African American, Spanish, Anglo, Mexican, Chinese, Italian and French cultures that contributed to its early history.

  • La Raza Galería Posada
    La Raza Galería Posada is a multi-disciplinary cultural center and public space serving the Sacramento community by offering Latino/Chicano and Native arts programming, art educations workshops and a community gathering place.

  • Latino Art Museum
    The Latino Art Museum is a non-profit organization that promotes the works of talented Latin American contemporary artists living in the U.S.

  • The Latino Museum
    The Latino Museum holds a unique collection of work from emerging and established contemporary Mexican, Latino and Chicano artists working and living in the United States as well as throughout Latin, Central and South America. The Latino Museum's permanent collection includes the Self-Help Graphics Print Atelier archive, which includes over 300 quality silkscreen prints. The Latino Museum maintains a library of over 1,000 books on Latino and Chicano history, art and culture.

  • Los Angeles County Museum of Art
    LACMA serves the public through the collection, conservation, exhibition, and interpretation of significant works of art from a broad range of cultures and historical periods, and through the translation of these collections into meaningful educational, aesthetic, intellectual, and cultural experiences for the widest array of audiences.

  • Mexican Cultural Institute of LA
    The Mexican Cultural Institute, Los Angeles' leading Mexican cultural institution, welcomes all cultures to discover the talent and richness of Mexican and Latin American art. MCI of L.A. features a permanent collection, exhibitions, performing arts events, cultural celebrations, and educational programs.

  • Mexican Heritage Corporation of San Jose
    The Mexican Heritage Corporation serves the Silicon Valley and Northern California by presenting and advancing Mexican and multicultural performing arts. [Smithsonian Affiliate]

  • The Mexican Museum
    The Mexican Museum was founded in 1975 by San Francisco resident and artist, Peter Rodríguez whose vision was to create an institution to exhibit the aesthetic expression of the Mexican and Mexican-American people. The vision has expanded to reflect the evolving scope of the Mexican, Chicano, and Latino experience. [Smithsonian Affiliate]

  • Museum of Latin American Art
    The Museum of Latin American Art educates the public through the collection, preservation, presentation and interpretation of modern and contemporary Latin American art in order to promote cross-cultural dialogue. [Smithsonian Affiliate]

  • Plaza de la Raza
    Plaza de la Raza was founded by prominent labor, business and community leaders and local residents originally in response to plans by the City of Los Angeles Parks and Recreation Commission to demolish Lincoln Park's historic boathouse.

  • Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation
    Founded in 1963 by Dr. Pearl Chase and other community leaders, the Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation (SBTHP) works to preserve, restore, reconstruct and interpret historic sites in Santa Barbara County.

  • Self Help Graphics and Art
    Incorporated in 1973, SHG is the leading non-profit visual arts center serving the predominantly Latino community of Los Angeles. SHG develops and nurtures Latino artists in printmaking. SHG seeks to advance Latino art broadly through programming, exhibitions and outreach to diverse audiences in East Los Angeles and beyond.


  • Denver Art Museum
    The Denver Art Museum is a private, non-profit, educational resource for Colorado. The mission of the museum is to enrich the lives of Colorado and Rocky Mountain residents through the acquisition, preservation, and presentation of art works in both the permanent collections and temporary exhibitions, and by supporting these works with exemplary educational and scholarly programs. DAMs permanent collection consists of Pre-Columbian and Spanish Colonial works of art.

  • Museo de las Americas
    Museo de las Americas educates our community about the diversity of Latino Americano art and culture from ancient to contemporary through innovative exhibitions and programs.

  • Tesoro Cultural Center
    Tesoro Cultural Center is committed to protecting and making available to the community the artistic treasures of our American past. All Tesoro events are inspired by Colorado's rich history and shared experiences with Southwest, Spanish, Mexican, Native American, African American and Early European cultures. From art and cuisine to historical re-enactments and music, Tesoro's mission is to create community based events and educational outreach programs designed to enrich and celebrate our cultural heritage.


  • Archives of American Art
    The Archives today is the world's pre-eminent and most widely used research center dedicated to collecting, preserving, and providing access to primary sources that document the history of the visual arts in America.

  • Art Museum of the Americas
    The Art Museum of the Americas collects, preserves, studies, and exhibits works by outstanding artists and carries out other activities of an educational nature. The museum's permanent collection of contemporary Latin American and Caribbean art is one of the most important of its kind in the United States.

  • Dumbarton Oaks
    Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, in Washington, DC, is an institute of Harvard University dedicated to supporting scholarship internationally in Byzantine, Garden and Landscape, and Pre- Columbian studies through fellowships, meetings, exhibitions, and publications.

  • Mexican Cultural Institute in DC
    The Mexican Cultural Institute in Washington, D.C. is one of the most important artistic and cultural centers established outside Mexico. Its primary mission is to promote and disseminate among the local community, the vast and rich traditions of Mexico's cultural past and present.

  • National Museum of American History
    The Smithsonian's National Museum of American History dedicates its collections and scholarship to inspiring a broader understanding of our nation and its many peoples. We create opportunities for learning, stimulate imaginations, and present challenging ideas about our country's past. The Museum collects and preserves more than 3 million artifacts.

  • National Museum of the American Indian
    The National Museum of the American Indian is the eighteenth museum of the Smithsonian Institution. It is the first national museum dedicated to the preservation, study, and exhibition of the life, languages, literature, history, and arts of Native Americans.

  • Smithsonian American Art Museum
    The Smithsonian American Art Museum, the nation's first collection of American art, is an unparalleled record of the American experience. Its collection captures the aspirations, character and imagination of the American people throughout three centuries. The museum is the home to one of the largest and most inclusive collections of American art in the world


  • Boca Raton Museum of Art
    The Boca Raton Museum of Art enhances the appreciation and understanding of the visual arts by enriching the lives of visitors to, and residents of, its diverse community, through the acquisition and maintenance of a permanent collection, from antiquity to the present reflecting the art of world cultures, and the presentation of high-quality and varied exhibitions with related educational programs and special events. Their permanent collection includes the Jean and David Colker Collection of Pre-Columbian Art (180 works).

  • Centro Cultural Español
    El Centro contributes to the diversity and plurality of the Spanish culture in Miami through dissemination and information. They strengthen the dialogue with local actors and institutions by integrating into their programming activities executed by local artists, intellectuals and organizations.

  • Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation
    The Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation is a non-profit organization established in 2002 by Ella Fontanals-Cisneros and her family to support artists who are exploring new directions in contemporary art. CIFO fosters cultural understanding and educational exchange through three primary initiatives: a Grants and Commissions Program for emerging and mid-career visual artists from Latin America; an exhibitions program showcasing work by Latin American artists and international contemporary art from the Ella Fontanals-Cisneros Collection at theCIFO Art Space; and foundation-initiated support for other arts and culture projects.

  • Cuban Museum, Inc.
    The mission of the Cuban Museum, Inc. is to preserve and share the Cuban cultural heritage in freedom brought by the Cuban diaspora that commenced with the 1959 exodus.

  • Frost Art Museum of Art
    The mission of the Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum at Florida International University is to enrich and educate local, national and international audiences through the language of art by collecting, preserving, researching, interpreting and exhibiting art from diverse cultures throughout human history.

  • Miami Art Museum
    Miami Art Museum, a modern and contemporary art museum located in downtown Miami, FL, is dedicated to collecting and exhibiting international art of the 20th and 21st centuries with an emphasis on the cultures of the Atlantic Rim—the Americas, Europe and Africa—from which the vast majority of Miami residents hail.

  • Ybor City Museum
    The Ybor City Museum Society is committed to its mission to preserve, promote and celebrate the unique cultural heritage of Ybor City, one of only two National Historic Landmark Districts in Florida.


  • Art Institute of Chicago
    The Art Institute of Chicago collects, preserves, and interprets works of art of the highest quality, representing the world's diverse artistic traditions, for the inspiration and education of the public and in accordance with our profession's highest ethical standards and practices.

  • Detroit Institute of Arts
    Founded in 1885, DIA's collection is among the top six in the United States, comprising a multicultural and multinational survey of human creativity from prehistory through the 21st century. In addition to outstanding American, European, Modern and Contemporary, and Graphic art, the museum holds significant works of African, Asian, Native American, Oceanic, Islamic, and Ancient art.

  • National Museum of Mexican Art
    The National Museum of Mexican Art's Permanent Collection contains over 6,000 objects, and is one of the largest collections of Mexican art in the nation. The NMMA is the only Latino museum accredited by the American Association of Museums and one of only a handful of museums of color in the country to receive accreditation.


  • Museum of Fine Arts Boston
    Built in Copley Square, the MFA was then home to 5,600 works of art. Over the next several years, the collection and number of visitors grew exponentially, and in 1909 the Museum moved to its current home on Huntington Avenue. Today the MFA is one of the most comprehensive art museums in the world; the collection encompasses nearly 450,000 works of art.


  • Mattie Rhodes Center
    Mattie Rhodes Center bridges cultures and communities through arts, mental health and social services. We empower individuals and families through culturally competent, bilingual services in a respectful and compassionate environment.

  • St. Louis Art Museum
    The Saint Louis Art Museum collects, presents, interprets, and conserves works of art of the highest quality across time and cultures; educates, inspires discovery, and elevates the human spirit; and preserves a legacy of artistic achievement for the people of St. Louis and the world.


  • El Museo Latino
    In conjunction to the exhibits, El Museo Latino develops educational programs that include lectures, slide presentations, films, art classes, workshops, demonstrations, art history classes, gallery talks, guided visits, and dance classes. El Museo Latino is a resource and a center for Latino studies in the Midwest.


  • Hispanic Museum of Nevada
    The Hispanic Museum of Nevada exhibits feature exquisite artwork from seasoned and emerging artists including sculptures, photographs, paintings, textiles and pottery, among others. Events can be complemented with local and national entertainment, food and libations.


  • Albuquerque Museum of Art and History
    The Albuquerque Museum of Art and History has served as the city's cultural center since 1967. Located in the heart of Old Town, The Museum maintains a reputation for being one of the leading institutions for art, history and culture in the Southwest. Today, through the support of the City of Albuquerque, Cultural Services Department and the Albuquerque Museum Foundation, The Museum continues to celebrate the rich culture of the people, history and art through local, regional, national and international exhibitions.

  • El Rancho de las Golondrinas
    El Rancho de las Golondrinas is a living history museum located on 200 acres in a rural farming valley just south of Santa Fe, New Mexico. The museum, dedicated to the history, heritage and culture of 18th and 19th century New Mexico, opened in 1972. Original colonial buildings on the site date from the early 1700s.

  • Millicent Rogers Museum
    The Millicent Rogers Museum acquires, preserves, conducts research on, displays and interprets its collections to help educate the public about the art, history and cultures of the Native American, Hispanic and Euro-American peoples of the Southwest, emphasizing northern New Mexico and Taos.

  • El Museo Cultural de Santa Fe
    This non-profit organization dedicated to preserving, protecting, and promoting the Hispano art, culture and traditions of Northern New Mexico is organized as a Center of Hispanic Culture and Learning.

  • Museum of International Folk Art
    Since the opening in September 1953, the Museum of International Folk Art has gained national and international recognition as an accredited Museum that is home to the world’s largest collection of folk art». The collection of more than 135,000 artifacts forms the basis for exhibitions in four distinct wings: Bartlett, Girard, Hispanic Heritage, and Neutrogena

  • National Hispanic Cultural Center
    Dedicated to the preservation and promotion of Hispanic art and culture at the state, national and international levels, the NHCC is located in the South Valley of Albuquerque and is home to an art museum, performing arts center, library, genealogy center, education complex, gift shop and restaurant.

  • New Mexico History Museum
    The New Mexico History Museum began as the development of a storage facility for collections at the Palace of the Governors decades ago and has evolved into a first-class museum project, spurred by the national rethinking of the role history museums play in communities.

  • New Mexico Museum of Art
    The New Mexico Museum of Art (formerly the Museum of Fine Arts) is one of four museums that comprise the Museum of New Mexico. The New Mexico History Museum/Palace of the Governors is located one block to the east. The Museum of International Folk Art and the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture are located on Museum Hill.

  • Palace of the Governors
    Originally constructed in the early 17th century as Spain's seat of government for what is today the American Southwest, the Palace of the Governors chronicles the history of Santa Fe, as well as New Mexico and the region. This adobe structure, now the state's history museum, was designated a Registered National Historic Landmark in 1960 and an American Treasure in 1999.

  • Spanish Colonial Arts Society
    The Spanish Colonial Arts Society was founded in Santa Fe in 1925 by writer Mary Austin and artist/writer Frank G. Applegate. Its purpose was to preserve and perpetuate the Hispano art forms that have been produced in New Mexico and southern Colorado since the region was colonized by Spain in 1598.

  • University of New Mexico Art Museum
    With close to 30,000 objects, the University Art Museum houses by far the largest fine art collections in New Mexico. These collections enable us to fulfill our mandated missions: to educate about and through art, to directly support the academic programs of the University of New Mexico, to enrich the cultural life of the city and the state, and to contribute to the international scholarly community.


  • Bronx Museum
    The flagship cultural institution of the Bronx, founded in 1971, The Bronx Museum of the Artsfocuses on 20th-century and contemporary art, while serving the culturally diverse populations of the Bronx and the greater New York metropolitan area. The Bronx Museum of the Arts maintains a permanent collection of 20th and 21st-century works by artists of African, Asian, and Latin American ancestry.

  • Brooklyn Museum
    The Brooklyn Museum, housed in a 560,000-square-foot, Beaux-Arts building, is one of the oldest and largest art museums in the country. Its world-renowned permanent collections range from ancient Egyptian masterpieces to contemporary art, and represent a wide range of cultures.

  • Center for Cuban Studies
    The Center for Cuban Studies is a non-profit, tax-exempt educational institution in New York City with a national membership base. Founded in 1972, it is dedicated to providing information about contemporary Cuba and contributing to a normalization of relations between Cuba and the United States.

  • Center for Puerto Rican Studies
    Centro is a research institute which is dedicated to the study and interpretation of the Puerto Rican experience in the United States and produces, disseminates relevant interdisciplinary research. Centro also collects preserves and provides access to library resources documenting Puerto Rican history and culture.

  • Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum
    Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Smithsonian Institution is the only museum in the nation devoted exclusively to historic and contemporary design. The Museum presents compelling perspectives on the impact of design on daily life through active educational and curatorial programming. It is the mission of Cooper-Hewitt’s staff and Board of Trustees to advance the public understanding of design across the twenty-four centuries of human creativity represented by the Museum’s collection.

  • Dominican Studies Institute
    Founded in 1992 and housed at The City College of New York, the Dominican Studies Institute of the City University of New York (CUNY DSI) is the nation's first, university-based research institute devoted to the study of people of Dominican descent in the United States and other parts of the world. CUNY DSI's mission is to produce and disseminate research and scholarship about Dominicans, and about the Dominican Republic

  • En Foco
    En Foco is a non-profit organization that nurtures and supports contemporary fine art and documentary photographers of diverse cultures, primarily U.S. residents of Latino, African and Asian heritage, and Native Peoples of the Americas and the Pacific.

  • The Hispanic Society of America
    TheHispanicSocietyof America,locatedonAudubon Terrace,Broadway,NewYork, providesafreemuseumand referencelibraryforthestudyof theartsandculturesofSpain, Portugal,andLatinAmerica.

  • Lehman College Art Gallery
    Lehman College Art Gallery has been a pioneer in the use of interactive media. Projects range from the production of the Public Art in the Bronx Web site, a teacher's guide to over 100 public art projects in the borough, to interactive works of art and new media artist's residencies. And Bronx Architecture, a new online education project featuring eighty sites that date from the 17th century to the present.

  • Longwood Art Gallery
    Initiated by the Bronx Council on the Arts (BCA) in 1981, Longwood Arts Project was founded in the former Public School 39 at 986 Longwood Avenue in the Bronx. The school was closed due to attrition of school-age children in the district at that time when the area was devastated physically and economically. Community leaders turned the unfortunate closure into an opportunity to help stabilize the neighborhood by developing it into a multi-service building for city agencies and non-profit organizations as its tenants

  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
    The mission of The Metropolitan Museum of Art is to collect, preserve, study, exhibit, and stimulate appreciation for and advance knowledge of works of art that collectively represent the broadest spectrum of human achievement at the highest level of quality, all in the service of the public and in accordance with the highest professional standards.

  • El Museo del Barrio
    El Museo del Barrio, New York's leading Latino cultural institution, welcomes visitors of all backgrounds to discover the artistic landscape of Latino, Caribbean, and Latin American cultures. Their richness is represented in El Museo's wide-ranging collections and exhibitions, complemented by film, literary, visual and performing arts series, cultural celebrations, and educational programs.A dynamic artistic, cultural, and community gathering place, El Museo is a center of cultural pride on New York’s Museum Mile.

  • Museum of Modern Art
    Founded in 1929, the Museum of Modern Art seeks to create a dialogue between the established and the experimental, the past and the present, in an environment that is responsive to the issues of modern and contemporary art, while being accessible to a public that ranges from scholars to young children.

  • Organization of Puerto Rican Artists
    O.P. Art, is a not-for-profit organization which was founded in 1993 by a group of New York-based Puerto Rican artists who felt the need for an organization dedicated to exposing and showcasing their under recognized talents and contributions. Uniting their individual creative talent, members of the group have aspired to and succeeded in functioning as a grassroots artists collective which serves and promotes emerging, as well as established Puerto Rican artists, internationally.

  • Queen Sofia Spanish Institute
    Queen Sofía Spanish Institute was founded in 1954 to promote the understanding of Spanish culture, past and present, and its influence in the Americas through a variety of programs. As the Center for American-Spanish Affairs, the Institute organizes lectures, symposia, luncheons and dinner meetings to discuss economic, political and social issues of concern to Spain, the European Union, Latin America and the United States. The Institute also offers language instruction and hosts numerous exhibitions and cultural events related to Spain and Latin America.

  • Raices Latin Music Museum
    The Raíces Latin Music Museum is dedicated to the musical, cultural, and historical preservation of Latin music, particularly the Afro-Caribbean forms that originated in New York City and are commonly referred to as “salsa”. [Smithsonian Affiliate]

  • The Studio Museum in Harlem
    The Studio Museum in Harlem is the nexus for artists of African descent locally, nationally and internationally and for work that has been inspired and influenced by black culture. It is a site for the dynamic exchange of ideas about art and society.

  • Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
    The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, a research unit of The New York Public Library, is generally recognized as one of the leading institutions of its kind in the world. For over 80 years the Center has collected, preserved, and provided access to materials documenting black life, and promoted the study and interpretation of the history and culture of peoples of African descent.

  • Taller Boricua
    Taller Boricua / The Puerto Rican Workshop is a 40-year old, artist-run nonprofit art gallery and multidisciplinary cultural space in El Barrio. Our mission is to be a proactive institution for the community in East Harlem by offering programs that stimulate its social, cultural and economic development through the promotion of the arts.


  • Levine Museum of the New South
    The New South means people, places and a period of time — from 1865 to today. Levine Museum of the New South is an interactive history museum that provides the nation with the most comprehensive interpretation of post-Civil War southern society featuring men, women and children, black and white, rich and poor, long-time residents and newcomers who have shaped the South since the Civil War.

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  • Julia de Burgos Cultural Arts Center
    The Julia De Burgos Cultural Arts Center is dedicated to preserving and sharing the Puerto Rican and Caribbean traditions through the teaching and practice of the visual, performing, & literary arts.


  • Philadelphia Museum of Art
    The Museum is home to over 225,000 objects, spanning the creative achievements of the Western world since the first century AD and those of Asia since the third millennium BC. The European holdings date from the Medieval era to the present, and the collection of arms and armor is the second largest in the United States. The American collections are among the finest in the country, as are the expanding collections of modern and contemporary art. In addition, the Museum houses encyclopedic holdings of costume and textiles as well as prints, drawings, and photographs that are displayed in rotation for reasons of preservation.

  • Taller Puertorriqueno
    Taller Puertorriqueño was established in 1974 by Latino artists and activists in the North Kensington area of Philadelphia. They created a community based graphic arts workshop to provide cultural training alternatives to local youth.

  • University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
    The University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, through its research, collections, exhibitions, and educational programming, advances understanding of the world's cultural heritage. Founded in 1887, Penn Museum has conducted more than 400 archaeological and anthropological expeditions around the world. Three gallery floors feature materials from Egypt, Mesopotamia, Canaan and Israel, Mesoamerica, Asia and the ancient Mediterranean World, as well as artifacts from native peoples of the Americas and Africa.


  • Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico
    El Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico (MAPR), organización sin fines de lucro, fue inaugurado el 1ro de julio de 2000, como un legado al pueblo de Puerto Rico. La misión del MAPR es enriquecer las vidas de sus diversos públicos al proveer y hacerles accesibles el conocimiento, la apreciación y el disfrute de las artes visuales de Puerto Rico y del mundo. [Smithsonian Affiliate]

  • Museo de Arte de Ponce
    The Museo de Arte de Ponce opened its doors on January 3, 1959, in a colonialhouse in the heart of Ponce, the second largest city in Puerto Rico.The first works in the museum’s collection were acquired in 1957, when Luis A. Ferré, a successfulbusinessman, philanthropist, and future governor of Puerto Rico, purchased 24 paintings at auction in Sotheby’s in New York City. Thirteen of theseare still part of the museum’s collection.

  • Museo del Niño
    Proveer un lugar especial al pueblo de Puerto Rico donde niños y niñas de todas las edades puedan divertirse a la vez que aprenden más sobre el mundo en que vivimos.


  • Blanton Museum of Art
    The Blanton Museum of Art at The University of Texas at Austin is one of the foremost university art museums in the country, and has the largest and most comprehensive collection of art in Central Texas. The Blanton’s collection comprises over 17,000 works of art in a variety of mediums, with particular depth in Western European art from the fourteenth through twentieth centuries and modern and contemporary art of the Americas.

  • Center for Mexican-American Cultural Arts
    CMACA is dedicated to preserve, develop, and promote the Mexican American/Latino heritage and culture and to facilitate and encourage a greater appreciation of Mexican American/Latino cultural arts by people of all backgrounds through education, research, and cultural programming.

  • Dallas Museum of Art
    Established in 1903, the Dallas Museum of Art features an outstanding collection of more than 24,000 works of art from around the world, from ancient to modern times. This online collection database currently contains over 7,000 objects from the collections at the Dallas Museum of Art.

  • Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center
    The Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center (ESB-MACC) is dedicated to the preservation, creation, presentation, and promotion of Mexican American cultural arts and heritage. [Smithsonian Affiliate]

  • Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center
    Our mission is to preserve, promote and develop the arts and culture of the Chicano/Latino/Native American peoples for all ages and backgrounds through public and education programming in six disciplines: Dance, Literature, Media Arts, Theatre Arts, Visual Arts and Xicano Music.

  • The Institute of Texan Cultures
    The Institute of Texan Cultures is located in downtown San Antonio on the UTSA HemisFair Park Campus, a short walk from the Alamo and the River Walk. The 182,000-square-foot complex features 65,000 square feet of interactive exhibits and displays that tell the stories of Texans. [Smithsonian Affiliate]

  • Latino Cultural Center
    The LCC is a 27,000 square foot facility with a 300-seat theater, a multi-purpose room, an art gallery, and sculpture courtyards that are widely used by local, regional, and international artists. Vibrant educational classes and events for children, adults, and families take place throughout the year at the LCC. The Mission of the Latino Cultural Center is to serve as a regional catalyst for the preservation, development, and promotion of Latino and Hispanic arts and culture.

  • Mexic-Arte Museum
    Mexic-Arte Museum is dedicated to enriching the community through education programs and exhibitions focusing on traditional and contemporary Mexican, Latino, and Latin American art and culture. Since its founding in 1984, Mexic-Arte Museum has been designated as the Official Mexican and Mexican American Fine Art Museum of Texas by the 78th Legislature of the State of Texas.

  • Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
    Located in the heart of Houston’s Museum District, the MFAH is a dynamic cultural complex comprising two gallery buildings, a sculpture garden, visitors center, library, movie theater, gift shop, café, two art schools, and two house museums.

  • National Association of Latino Arts and Culture
    The National Association of Latino Arts and Culture (NALAC) is the nation’s leading nonprofit organization exclusively dedicated to the promotion, advancement, development, and cultivation of the Latino arts field. In this capacity, NALAC stimulates, facilitates intergenerational dialogues among disciplines, languages, and traditional and contemporary expressions.

  • New World Museum
    Among the array of Houston's Arts Museums, only New World Museum is devoted to the presentation and interpretation of Hispanic Contemporary Art on a world class level. Chartered in 2000 as the city’s only major Hispanic Museum, New World Museum is one of only a few non-collecting Art Museums in the United States.

  • San Antonio Museum of Art
    The mission of the San Antonio Museum of Art is to collect, preserve, exhibit and interpret significant works of art representing a broad range of history and world cultures. They boast the Nelson A. Rockefeller Center for Latin American Art.


  • Latino Arts, Inc.
    Latino Arts, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) dedicated to bringing cultural awareness, artistic educational experiences, and high-quality programming to the Greater Milwaukee and southeastern Wisconsin community, featuring Hispanic artists from throughout the world. Latino Arts leases its facilities from the United Community Center in the heart of Milwaukee's south side, a vibrant neighborhood that is home to many of the metropolitan area's nearly 100,000 Hispanic residents.