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Jun 28, 2017

Ten Museums That Don't Exist In D.C. ... Yet

DCist

By now you probably know that, come this fall, you'll be able to tour the latest big addition to the city's stock, the Museum of the Bible. But there are nine more museums you may not have heard of which plan (or hope) to open in the capital soon.

Jun 20, 2017

Diane Guerrero Helps Push for National Latino Museum in Washington, D.C.

Latina Magazine

Actress and activist Diane Guerrero joined lawmakers at the Capitol to help push the creation of a Latino Museum.

Jun 19, 2017

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen introduces bill for a National Smithsonian American Latino Museum

Miami Herald

Florida Republican Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen introduced a bill on Friday that would establish a National Latino Museum on or near the National Mall in Washington D.C., a longtime goal for some members of Congress. The effort comes less than a year after the National Museum of African American History and Culture opened up near the Washington Monument after years of planning.

Jun 18, 2017

Push renewed for national Latino museum Effort has backing of key Texas GOP lawmakers

The Monitor

More than a dozen years after elected Latinos in Congress first started pushing for a museum on the National Mall celebrating Hispanic history and culture, they are rebooting the effort — with the help of some star power, Hollywood actress Diane Guererro.

Jun 16, 2017

Hispanic lawmakers introduce bill to create Latino American museum

Washington Examiner

Hispanic members of Congress on Thursday re-introduced a bicameral and bipartisan bill to create a national Smithsonian Museum of the American Latino.

Jun 15, 2017

Actress Diane Guerrero joins lawmakers' call for national Latino museum

USA Today

Latino members of Congress from both parties said Thursday that a national museum devoted to their people's contributions to American history is long overdue, and Passaic-born actress and immigration activist Diane Guerrero was there to urge them on.

Jun 15, 2017

Orange is the New Black’s Diane Guerrero wants a Latino museum: ‘Where’s our history?’

The Washington Post

Actress and activist Diane Guerrero joined lawmakers at the Capitol to help push the creation of a Latino Museum.

Jun 15, 2017

Bipartisan group, Netflix actress back bill for American Latino Museum

The Hill

A bipartisan group of legislators introduced a bill Thursday advancing the idea of a Smithsonian National American Latino Museum on the National Mall.

Jun 15, 2017

Bipartisan Coalition Introduces Legislation to Authorize Smithsonian American Latino Museum

The bill introduction falls on the sixth anniversary of the National Museum of the American Latino Commission Report “To Illuminate the American Story for All”

Jun 15, 2017

Effort to Create American Latino Museum on National Mall Gets Push in Bipartisan Bill

NBC News

While Washington has been focusing on a number of other issues, supporters of a Latino Smithsonian museum have been quietly working behind the scenes, pushing Congress to vote this year on legislation to move the project forward.

Jun 1, 2017

Latino Museum Stands in Solidarity with Museum of African American History and Culture

Statement from Latino Museum Campaign on News of Noose Found in Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture

Apr 3, 2017

Campaign for Latino Museum Launches 6th Annual Design Contest

In the contest sponsored by Target, artists from Wisconsin and Utah are invited to submit work celebrating the Latino community

Sep 22, 2016

National Museum of the American Latino Commissioners Send Letter to Congress Urging the Designation of a Smithsonian American Latino Museum on the National Mall

#BulidMuseumsNotWalls

Sep 20, 2016

L.A. School Board Promotes Computer Science through App Challenge and Supports Creation of Latino Museum in D.C.’s National Mall

‘Latino Heritage Month is a time when Latinos honor their spirit of self-determination, dignity, and respect for cultural heritage’

Sep 15, 2016

Campaign Launched to Pass the Smithsonian American Latino Museum Act and #BuildMuseumsNotWalls

The campaign officially launches on the first day of Hispanic Heritage Month, five years after a national commission recommending building the museum

Aug 16, 2016

Friends of the National Museum of the American Latino Statement on the Appointment of Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building Director

May 5, 2016

Friends of the American Latino Museum Announce 2016 Design Contest Winner

Adorable Monique of Naples, Fla., Voted Winner of the Fifth Annual Competition

Mar 7, 2016

Friends of the American Lation Museum Launches 5th Annual Design Contest

The Annual Celebration of the Latino Community's Artistic Talent Will Honor the 5th Anniversary of the National Museum of the American Latino Commission Report

Oct 23, 2015

American Latino Influencer Awards Honor National Leaders in San Antonio

San Antonio, a City Rich in U.S. Latino History, Host Awards Honoring Rosie, Joaquin & Julian Castro; Hope Andrade; Sosa, Bromley, Aguilar & Associates; and the Network for Young Artists

Jul 2, 2015

National Portrait Gallery Honors Dolores Huerta

Ms. Magazine

Feminist Majority Foundation board member and lifelong feminist activist Dolores Huerta was honored by the National Portrait Gallery last night as the first Latina person to have a featured exhibition at the museum.