Home  »  News

News

Aug 20, 2013

National Hispanic Museum Finds Friends in Congress

Hispanic Business

Lawmakers have reintroduced legislation that would create a national museum at the Smithsonian dedicated to the history of U.S. Hispanics, and an advocacy group is pushing Congress to pass the bill this year.

Aug 1, 2013

Lawmakers Introduce New Legislation for Smithsonian American Latino Museum in DC

LATINA

“We want America to see who we are,” Becerra said. “But if we’re going to be housed in the dark recesses of some storage container because there’s not enough room for all that, that’s not enough.”

Aug 1, 2013

Backers of national museum on Latino history call on Congress to act

Los Angeles Times

Backers of national museum on Latino history call on Congress to act

Jul 31, 2013

Lawmakers Restart Push for New Latino Museum in DC

ABC News

A national Latino American history museum would be created in one of the oldest buildings on the National Mall under legislation lawmakers have reintroduced, and an advocacy group on Wednesday urged Congress to pass the bill this year.

Jul 31, 2013

Proponents Of American Latino Museum Renew Their Case

NPR-WAMU

A group that wants to build a national museum of Latino American history in Washington as part of the Smithsonian Institution is providing an update on its work.

Jul 31, 2013

Proyecto de Museo Latino revive en EEUU

Univision

Un museo nacional de historia de la comunidad latina en Estados Unidos sería creado en Washington, de acuerdo con una nueva iniciativa presentada el miércoles por legisladores, mientras que un grupo de activistas instó al Congreso a aprobar la propuesta este año.

Jul 31, 2013

Becerra: "No es sólo el momento sino el siglo del latino"

Telemundo

Líderes hispanos en el Congreso piden nuevamente la creación de un museo latino que incluya la historia y la contribución de los hispanos a los Estados Unidos.

Jul 31, 2013

Lawmakers introduce new legislation to create a Smithsonian American Latino Museum in DC

The Washington Post

Lawmakers introduce new legislation to create a Smithsonian American Latino Museum in DC

Jul 18, 2013

Friends of the American Latino Museum to Host Unparalleled Trio of Events During 2013 NCLR National Conference As A Call To Action

Participation in the Family Expo, a Superworkshop on the History of Latinos in the U.S. and a Reception Hosted by actress Aimee Garcia

Jun 29, 2013

Rodriguez: Latino museum can help fill gaps in America's history

Houston Chronicle

Diversity has always defined America. But it seems that every half century, we try to redefine what an American actually looks like. As we celebrate the 237th birthday of our nation this week, we must commit once and for all to commemorate the many colors and voices of the Americans that were there during that very first birthday.

Jun 25, 2013

Latino Influencers Discuss Underrepresentation of Latinos in the Telling of American History at 2013 NCLR Annual Conference

Workshop Presented by the American Latino Heritage Fund of the National Park Foundation, Friends of the American Latino Museum, and LATINO AMERICANS Documentary Special on PBS

Jun 25, 2013

Celebs star in Latino museum video

POLITICO

The effort to build a National American Latino Museum on the Mall is getting some backing from Hollywood.

Jun 21, 2013

The winning art – and the artist – of the American Latino Museum Design Contest

NBC Latino

Two decades ago, Ana Maria Villegas was a chemical engineering professor in her native Mexico City, and last year, she almost lost her life due to a bout with hepatitis. Soon though, her art will become familiar to many.

Jun 13, 2013

Exitosa noche de teatro en beneficio del museo Latino-Americano

Impacto Latin News

El Museo del Barrio de Manhattan se lució con la presentación de la obra “Be Careful!, The Sharks Will Eat You”, en beneficio del Museo Latino-Americano Smithsonian. En el evento también se celebraron los 10 años del canal NY1.

Jun 11, 2013

Mexican artist from Coral Springs wins American Latino Museum design contest

SunSentinel

Whether painting for the faithful or family and friends, Ana Maria Villegas' art has been a constant source of motivation. Now she hopes her paintings will help inspire thousands of people like her.

Jun 11, 2013

Latino Inaugural 2013 Announces Grant to Latino Cultural and Historical Institutions Led By Friends of the American Latino Museum

FRIENDS Honorary Co-Chair, Eva Longoria, Former Commission Chair, Henry Muñoz and former Commissioner Andres Lopez, Also Award Grants to the Smithsonian Latino Center andthe American Latino Heritage Fund

Jun 4, 2013

An immigrant turns memories into art – and a fundraiser for the American Latino Museum

NBC Latino

An immigrant turns memories into art – and a fundraiser for the American Latino Museum

May 31, 2013

Una Noche en Apoyo del Museo Nacional del Latino-Americano

Impacto Latin News

‘Friends of the American Latino Museum’ presenta ‘Be Careful! The Sharks Will Eat You!’ por Jay Alvarez. Una noche de diversión en el Museo del Barrio en apoyo del Smithsonian National American Latino Museum.

May 31, 2013

Un Museo Nacional del Latino-Americano Para Celebrar y Compartir Nuestras Culturas

Impacto Latin News

Legisladores han creado un propuesta de ley para crear el primer Museo del Latino-Americano en Estados Unidos localizado en Washington, DC.

May 22, 2013

Campaign to Build a National Smithsonian American Latino Museum Comes to New York City for a Benefit Performance by Cuban-American Actor Jay Alvarez

The Friends of the American Latino Museum Will Host Its Largest NYC Event To Date With Performance of "Be Careful! The Sharks Will Eat You!" at El Museo del Barrio