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.
February 23, 2024 at 5pm - February 24, 2024 from 9:30am - 3:00pm
28th Arturo A. Schomburg Symposium: Repairing & Reparations, Healing from Racial Wounds
The symposium will embark on a profound exploration of the enduring mental and physical health impacts of racial trauma. Distinguished speakers, including psychologists, social workers, activists, and artists, will converge to discuss ways to heal from racism and embrace the rich heritage of Blackness, Africa, and its Diaspora.
March 9 , 2024 | 1:00Pm - 4:00pm
Rice Is Everything
A Conversation about Food, Family,
Join us for good food, talk, and to make new acquaintances. Rice is Everything is the closing event for Dorcas Tang’s Los Paisanos del Puerto at Taller Puertorriqueño. What has been commented on is how food represents the communities and changes with new arrivals. Rice is the background for this event, with roots in Asia and becoming a staple food across Latin America. The event is free and family-friendly, there will be food and refreshments with ours of the exhibition in English, Spanish, and Mandarin
NOVEMBER 10, 2023 - MARCH 9, 2024
Los Paisanos del Puerto: Portraits of the Chinese diaspora community in Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Los Paisanos del Puerto (2018 – ongoing) focuses on the living narratives of the Chinese diaspora in Puntarenas, Costa Rica. The exhibition presents a kaleidoscopic view of the community through portraits, vernacular photo albums, archival images from the state, and oral interviews.
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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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.