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Development Associate & Marketing Support

  Taller Puertorriqueño is looking to hire. Position:   Development Associate & Marketing Support Full Time Salary:     Competitive Available: Immediately Reporting: Reports to Executive Director   DUTIES: Responsible for supporting the Executive Director in managing Taller Puertorriqueño’s development/fundraising efforts from diverse sources as his/her primary responsibility. This position also assists with marketing Taller’s programs and events […]


Roxana Pérez-Méndez : Quien a buen arbol se arrima

ON VIEW THROUGH MARCH 25, 2017 Roxana Pérez-Méndez’s new installation at Taller Puertorriqueño draws on the history of Puerto Rico and the Puerto Rican community of Philadelphia. With research from Taller’s archives and other sources, Pérez-Méndez’s artwork wryly comments on the construction and perception of Puerto Rican identity. With Taller Puertorriqueño as the backdrop, her […]


Nuestro Tema: Llamada y Respuesta

We connect through images, designs, and slogans. It is through representations that people communicate preferences and associations. Colors like red, white, and blue bring to mind the American flag or, with a slight addition of a single star, Puerto Rico’s flag. Even within communities, however, there may be differences in representations. The choice of background […]


Taller Puertorriqueño opens new cultural center

*FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE* Contact: Stéphane J. Marquette Marketing Coordinator & Development Associate (215) 426-3311 | smarquette@tallerpr.org facebook.com/tallerpr.org | Twitter: @TallerPR Taller Puertorriqueño opens new cultural center State-of-the-art El Corazón Cultural Center opens December 7 11/17/2016, PHILADELPHIA, PA — Taller Puertorriqueño, Inc. (Taller) will cut the ribbon for the El Corazón Cultural Center at 2600 N […]


Después de la Frontera⎟After the Border

April 29 to June 25, 2016 ARTISTS | ARTISTAS Dr. Emma Cervone Latin American studies scholar, Towson University  Eric J Garcia Political Cartoonist  Tanya Garcia Multimedia Artist and Curator  Silvia Mata-Marin Social Graphic Designer, Fulbright & Robert W. Deutsch Fellow  Valeria Molinari Illustrator  Michelle Angela Ortiz Philadelphia-based Artist and Muralist  Edgar Reyes Graphic Designer, Community Artist  Levi Vonk Fulbright Fellow, Anthropologist Based in Mexico […]


A Meditation on Memory: Visually Mapping Fairhill

New art project will map a people’s history of the Fairhill neighborhood April to September 2016 A Meditation on Memory: Visually Mapping Fairhill is a socially-engaged public history and art place-making project funded by Philadelphia LISC in which a set of six new nontraditional historical markers will be made and installed in the Fairhill neighborhood […]


Unpacking Hispañola: Scherezade Garcia and Firelei Báez

Through April 8, 2016 Unpacking Hispañola re-envisions the processes that construct historical narratives, racial subjectivity, and gender roles through the work of Dominican American visual artists Scherezade Garcia and Firelei Báez. Both artists create images that complicate the traditional distinctions between myths and historical ‘facts’, questioning the very nature of historical narratives. Channeling their own racialized […]


2016 Annual Schomburg Symposium Program

 Speakers and Presentations When: Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM *Discounts available for advance registration. Where: Taller Puertorriqueño’s Ed Building, 2557 N. 5th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19133 For information call: 215-426-3311 Cost/Costo $25.00 in advance/Por adelantado $30.00 at the door/En la puerta ***Special group rates are available by calling: /Si tiene preguntas […]


Afro-Latino in Philadelphia: Stories from El Barrio

On view: Dec 4 to Jan. 9, 2016 Sandra Andino’s exhibition at Taller Puertorriqueño began as a personal project to learn about her family and ancestral roots. In examining her family photos, she saw records of her past and proof of her “existence.” The project led her to reflect on past racial experiences and prejudices […]