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 […]


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, […]

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Conociéndote (Getting to Know You): Bridging the Audience Divide

Conociéndote (Getting to Know You): Bridging the Audience Divide

 May – October 2014   Conociéndote (Getting to Know You): Bridging the Audience Divide is Taller’s 2013 John S. and James L. Knight Foundation’s Knight Arts Challenge award-winning project, bridging Philadelphia’s audience divide with events and exhibitions in May, July, and September of 2014.  The events connect the work of five organizations in North Philadelphia around three […]

Exhibitions Program

The Exhibitions Program focuses on the constant evaluation of art, in particular, the artistic and cultural representation of Puerto Rico and Latin America as it supports the work of Puerto Rican and Latin@ artists. The program aims to present quality exhibitions that are educational and engage the local community and the general public. About the […]

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Vejigantes of Puerto Rico (Home)

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 […]