Preserving and promoting Puerto Rican arts and culture.

Known as El Corazón Cultural del Barrio, Taller Puertorriqueño is a community-based cultural organization that uses art to promote development within its community and the Latinx Diaspora and build bridges to the Greater Philadelphia region.

April 13 , 2024 | 10:00am - 12:00pm

Upcoming Event

Storytime & Clothing Swap with Gabriella Aldeman

Paula's Patches

Join us for a book reading & clothing swap on Saturday, April 13, at a special Meet the Author event with Gabriella Adleman! In Paula’s Patches, Paula overcomes embarrassment with creative problem-solving and encourages her classmates to be resourceful, mend, and reuse. 

April 19 - April 20, 2024

Community Workshops

Braiding Circles

by Veronica perez

Veronica Perez’s Braiding Circles, is a community-building project with a mission to combat feelings of isolation and create spaces where individuals from diverse backgrounds feel a sense of belonging. 

These are FREE workshops that offer participants a unique opportunity to engage meaningfully with heritage, art, and community. By braiding together and sharing stories, attendees create beautiful artworks and contribute to a collective archive of resilience and belonging. 

Prior registration is needed to join the Braiding Circle! Make sure to RSVP

Workshop Dates:

  • April 18, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • April 19, 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
  • April 20, 1:00PM to 3:00 PM
APRIL 27, 2023 FROM 10:00AM - 12:00PM

Upcoming Event

Churro Stand Book Launch & Storytime


Join us for a book launch of Churro Stand / El carrito de churros with author Karina N. González and illustrator Krystal Quiles on April 27 from 10am – 12pm! This free event is for all ages, including a book reading, signing, craft activities, and free churros from El Merkury.

APRIL 5, 2024 - MAY 25, 2024

On View

Call & Response

Betsy Z. Casañas

CALL and RESPONSE offers two components. An exhibit in Taller’s Gallery and Atrium and a mural commemorating Taller Puertorriqueno’s 50th Anniversary serving the diaspora.

For Taller’s Lorenzo Homar Gallery, Tending the Garden is a personal exploration of themes of familial and personal relationships, trauma, violence, anxiety, isolation, and the stages of healing, reclaiming anonymity and personal space while building a community of healthy relationships. 

may 4 , 2024 | 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Upcoming Event

Estamos Aquí: De la gente, pa' la gente

Opening Celebration

Join us for an exciting opening celebration for the entire family!

Estamos Aquí celebrates the neighborhood through streets, avenues, and symbols. It offers a backdrop for the community to be heard and seen, following the mantra “Estamos Aquí (We Are Here).” This community-based project pays tribute to the Fairhill neighborhood and Puerto Rican community that has existed for generations.

Visit our Archives

The Eugenio María de Hostos Archives is a resource and research center that includes books, periodicals, articles, recordings, and research, focusing on Puerto Rican and Latinx history in Philadelphia and across the country.

Book a Tour or Workshop

We offer guided neighborhood tours, gallery tours, and hands-on art workshops, to schools, universities, and community groups on-site.

Rent our Facilities

We offer the best amenities and flexibility in our spectacular spaces. With multi-purpose spaces, convenient parking, conference rooms, and much more at reasonable rates.

The Julia de Burgos Bookstore at Taller

The only one of its kind in Philly. Our store is a bilingual bookstore that specializes in Puerto Rican culture but embraces and represents all Latin cultures. We sell merchandise by local artists and artisans. Any income from the store goes right back into Taller Puertorriqueño’s after-school programs, youth artist programs, community events, and more.

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Support Taller

Your support is what allows Taller to keep serving the community from year to year. Whether it’s renewing your membership, donating a small amount, or imparting a generous gift, all of your support helps us bring arts and culture to our neighborhood.

We are excited about the new events and exhibitions we are creating for the community and would love to keep you in the know.

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Hours Update / Cambio de Horas

Taller will be closed on December 22 and December 24 through January 1st.  We will be open on December 23 from 10am – 5pm and January 2 from 9am – 12pm.