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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 Puertorriqueño opens new cultural center

*FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE* Contact: Stéphane J. Marquette Marketing Coordinator & Development Associate (215) 426-3311 | | 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 […]

Carnaval en Philly A Closing Party for “Filadelfia: New Perspectives”

March 17th, 2015 For Immediate Release     Location and date:   Friday, March 27th, 2015, 7:00 PM 2557 N. 5th St., Philadelphia, PA  19133 $10 Suggested Donation Website:   Tropicalismo, Carnaval Panel Discussion from Taller Puertorriqueño on Vimeo. Tropicalismo presents a celebration of Carnaval, hosted and curated by Juanderful (Juan Bustamante) and Gregzinho (Greg […]

A Contemporary Madonna Slider


January 31- April 12, 2014 Reception with the artists: Friday, January 31, 5:30 – 8PM Artist talk 6:30PM/ Musical performance by Daniel de Jesús at 7:30PM The exhibition A Contemporary Madonna Counterpoint: Mexico & Puerto Rico, brings together two artists who use sacred female images from Latin America in their work. Tlisza Jaurique blends topography, sculpture, […]

Vejigantes of Puerto Rico: Origins, Myths, & Messengers

(Panel discussion on the exhibition Dec. 7th at 3PM) Raúl Ayala, La Buruquena, Miguel Caraballo, Danny Torres, Marina Gutiérrez, Maria Dominguez, Paola Nogueras, and Miguélàngel Ruíz This survey exhibition brings together reinterpretations of a central figure in Puerto Rico’s culture – the Vejigante. Having evolved from a figure of mystery and mischief in carnivals and festivals in […]

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