Past Exhibition Program


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


GENERACIÓN to GENERATION

GENERACIÓN to GENERATION A Multi–Disciplinary Journey through Tradition and Imagination August 14 – September 19, 2015 Taller Puertorriqueño’s Children & Youth Education Program From generation to generation in the Spanish-speaking world cultural traditions, belief, tales and superstitions are passed down and expressed creatively. This year, the children and youth of Taller explored the roots of […]