Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Latino Museum Deputy Director, Eduardo Díaz, Receives Award by the Largest Latinx Civil Rights Organization

Unidos US awarded Eduardo Diaz, Acting Director for the National Museum of the American Latino, the Graciela Olivarez La Raza Award. The recognition was done in honor of Latina women’s rights activist Graciela Olivarez. UnidosUS is the biggest Latinx civil rights and advocacy organization and recognizes those who have made a significant contribution to the […]

The Smithsonian American Latino Museum Will Debut its First Exhibit Next Month

The National Museum of the American Latino will debut its inaugural gallery in the National Museum of American History on June 18, 2022. The new American Latino Museum probably will not have its own building for at least 10 years, but the Smithsonian will display exhibits until the museum finds its permanent home. The exhibit portrays labor […]

Sofia Vergara, Eva Longoria, and Chef Jose Andres Named for the Latino Museum Board

For the Latino Museum Board, Sofia Vergara, Eva Longoria, and Chef Jose Andres among other have been named Actresses Sofia Vergara and Eva Longoria, musician and producer Emilio Estefan, and chef-activist Jose Andres have been appointed to the board of trustees of the National Museum of the American Latino, Smithsonian Board of Regents. Also named […]

Senator Mike Lee Blocks Votes for Latino & Women Museums

Republican Senator Mike Lee from Utah blocked consideration for legislation to establish a National Museum for Latino and for Women stating that the United States does not need “separate but equal museums”. Lee further stated, “”I understand what my colleagues are trying to do and why. I respect what they’re trying to do. I even […]