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March 2019

Descubra!: Exploring Music by Women, through Art and Participation

March 23 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Taller Puertorriqueño, 2600 N. 5th Street
Philadlephia, 19133 United States
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The Smithsonian Latino Center (SLC) and Comcast NBC Universal Telemundo bring Descubra!: Exploring Music by Women, through Art and Participation. Five hours of exciting hands-on workshops, presentations, and music. This event promotes STEM education for young people, with a specific focus on Latinx youth, by showcasing role models in the arts and discussing career paths and different interests in these areas./ El Centro Latino del Smithsonian y Comcast NBC Universal Telemundo nos traen Descubra: Una exploración de música , arte…

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Velocity Fund Information Session

March 25 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Taller Puertorriqueño, 2600 N. 5th Street
Philadlephia, 19133 United States
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Join us on March 25th at Taller Puertorriqueño to learn more about The Velocity Fund! We will be reviewing eligibility, application requirements and answering any questions you may have. The Velocity Fund directly supports artists to organize new collaborative projects throughout the city of Philadelphia by awarding grants up to $5,000. It is open to a wide range of experimental practices, particularly those that emphasize collaboration between artistic genres le ading to expanded audiences, fresh outcomes and an enriched multi-disciplinary…

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April 2019

Rafael Villamil: Paradise Has No Memory

April 12 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Taller Puertorriqueño, 2600 N. 5th Street
Philadlephia, 19133 United States
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ARTIST RECEPTION Please join us on April 12  for the reception of the Philadelphia based artist, Rafael Villamil, whose works of art are epic in scale and content. His exhibition at Taller Puertorriqueño, Paradise Has No Memory, centers on his artwork from the 1960s to the 2000s. Villamil is an architect by training and an artist by temperament in the broadest sense of the word. In his paintings, drawings, and assemblies, he ruminates on his experiences, aspirations, lost loves, mortality,…

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Nelson A. Diaz: Not From Here, Not From There

April 13 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Taller Puertorriqueño, 2600 N. 5th Street
Philadlephia, 19133 United States
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A man of many titles, Nelson A. Diaz has made a name for himself as a lawyer, a city solicitor, a judge, and a general cousel for the Department of Housing and Urban Development. His autobiography, Not From Here, Not From There, tells the story of the other side of his life; as an outsider, an immigrant,  the son of a single mother, — “a stranger in his own country.” This impassioned recounting of his life tells the story of…

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Closed for the Holiday

April 19
Taller Puertorriqueño, 2600 N. 5th Street
Philadlephia, 19133 United States
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Taller is Closed for Good Friday.  Will reopen on Saturday.

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May 2019

Rafael Villamil, An Impassioned Vision

May 11 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Taller Puertorriqueño, 2600 N. 5th Street
Philadlephia, 19133 United States
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1:30 p.m. Panel Discussion at Woodmere 3:00 p.m. tour of Villamil’s home Participants: David B. Brownlee, professor, History of Art, University of Pennsylvania; Rafael Damast, curator, Taller Puertorriqueño A special program in conjunction with artist and architect Rafael Villamil’s first major exhibition at Taller Puertorriqueño, Paradise Has No Memory. Tour Villamil’s unique, multitiered house in Chestnut Hill and learn about the career and artwork of this monumental figure. The tour will include multiple flights of stairs, and comfortable shoes are…

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¡El Sabor Latino! Celebrating Children’s Creativity

May 31 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Taller Puertorriqueño, 2600 N. 5th Street
Philadlephia, 19133 United States
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Support Taller's after school art programs. This year, we honor Romona Riscoe Benson, Director of Corporate Relations at PECO Taller Puertorriqueño invites you to an afternoon of authentic flavors from many of Philadelphia’s delicious and generous restaurants. The afternoon will include an auction, a dance by youth and artwork by the children of Taller’s art programs inspired by food. Each year, Taller bolsters the academic and creative development of thousands of youth in Fairhill and beyond through after-school, summer art…

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June 2019

Robert C. McGreevey: BORDERLINE CITIZENS

June 1 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Taller Puertorriqueño, 2600 N. 5th Street
Philadlephia, 19133 United States
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Taller Puertorriqueño is proud to present Robert C. McGreevey on his book,   Borderline Citizens: The United States, Puerto Rico, and the Politics of Colonial Migration.  In this book, McGreevey dissects the intersection of U.S. colonial power and Puerto Rican migration by examining the confrontations in the early decades of the twentieth century between colonial migrants seeking work and citizenship and the policing of the borders of the U.S. economy and polity. Borderline Citizens deftly shows the dynamic and contested meaning…

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MTA:Kyle T Stokes’ “Isabella, A Cinderella Fairy Tale”

June 22 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Taller Puertorriqueño, 2600 N. 5th Street
Philadlephia, 19133 United States
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Taler Puerrtorriqueño, in its Meet Author Series, is proud to present Kyle T Stokes on his new children's book "Isabella, A Cinderella Fairy Tale. The reading will take place on June 22nd at 3PM. Please bring your child to what will be a memorable event. Beautiful, smart, and kind, Isabella lived a charmed life in Puerto Rico until her beloved mother died. Her father remarried, bringing two selfish "sisters" into Isabella's home. Now Isabella is Cinderella, pretty much a servant…

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YAP Annual Portfolio 2019

June 24 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Taller Puertorriqueño, 2600 N. 5th Street
Philadlephia, 19133 United States
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Taller is proud to announce the Youth Artist Program’s (YAP) year-end show. This exhibition highlights work from Taller's graduating YAP class, as well as the collaborative projects of all our studio artists, featuring art pieces and projects in digital illustration, printmaking, photography, video, and 3D printing covering subject matters that range from depictions of our surrounding neighborhoods to popular culture, abstract concepts, self portraits, studies of interiors, and depictions of our student's personal hobbies. The June 24th reception includes the…

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