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Holocaust Museum Houston presents Curating Latinx Art at the National Portrait Gallery and Beyond with Dr. Taína Caragol

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Photo courtesy of Dr. Taína Caragol

In this virtual talk, Dr. Taína Caragol will address the growing presence of Latinx art in the National Portrait Gallery’s exhibitions and permanent collection in the last decade and its national impact.

Dr. Caragol joined the National Portrait Gallery in 2013 as the first curator for Latinx art and history and in 2015, her role was expanded to curator of painting and sculpture. Caragol has led the effort to increase the representation of Latinx historical figures and artists at the museum, adding over 170 portraits to the collection and ensuring that Latinx contributions to American history and art are interwoven through the museum’s exhibitions and permanent collection.

In this virtual talk, Dr. Taína Caragol will address the growing presence of Latinx art in the National Portrait Gallery’s exhibitions and permanent collection in the last decade and its national impact.

Dr. Caragol joined the National Portrait Gallery in 2013 as the first curator for Latinx art and history and in 2015, her role was expanded to curator of painting and sculpture. Caragol has led the effort to increase the representation of Latinx historical figures and artists at the museum, adding over 170 portraits to the collection and ensuring that Latinx contributions to American history and art are interwoven through the museum’s exhibitions and permanent collection.

In this virtual talk, Dr. Taína Caragol will address the growing presence of Latinx art in the National Portrait Gallery’s exhibitions and permanent collection in the last decade and its national impact.

Dr. Caragol joined the National Portrait Gallery in 2013 as the first curator for Latinx art and history and in 2015, her role was expanded to curator of painting and sculpture. Caragol has led the effort to increase the representation of Latinx historical figures and artists at the museum, adding over 170 portraits to the collection and ensuring that Latinx contributions to American history and art are interwoven through the museum’s exhibitions and permanent collection.

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https://hmh.org/events/curating-latinx-art-at-the-national-portrait-gallery-and-beyond-2021-06-16-18:00:00

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