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Aroha and Taller partner for ‘artful aging’ program

New initiative from Aroha Philanthropies benefits seniors in Philly 04/07/2017, PHILADELPHIA, PA — Funding from Aroha Philanthropies has enabled Taller Puertorriqueño to offer programming in the arts to older adults in Philadelphia. Aroha began the “Seeding Artful Aging” initiative in the spring of 2016. From an applicant pool of over 200 arts and social services […]


Taller & AMO Collaborate for Operation Sunrise

Creative Advertising for a Neighborhood on the Rise March 2017 – June 2018 With leading support from the Knight Foundation, Taller Puertorriqueño is enlisting online marketing strategists AMerican MEdia Output (AMO) to devise a destination marketing-style tactical art campaign featuring the up and coming Fairhill neighborhood.   With the local real estate market booming and […]


Michelle Angela Ortiz : Quizás Mañana

 April 21 through July 8, 2017 In her first solo exhibition in Taller Puertorriqueño Lorenzo Homar Gallery, Michelle Angela Ortiz presents Quizás Mañana (Maybe Tomorrow), a show that examines the power of familial connection, place, and story.  This exhibition features a new installation, light boxes, and paintings that speak of “visual artifacts,” items that she […]


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   Recently updated !

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 […]