Something Beautiful: Reframing La Colección

  • May 19, 2023 - Mar 10, 2024
  • El Museo del Barrio

    1230 5th Avenue
    New York, New York 10029
Ticket Price $0.00-$9.00 This event is now over


El Museo del Barrio presents Something Beautiful: Reframing La Colección, the museum’s most ambitious presentation of its unique, complex, and culturally diverse Permanent Collection in over two decades. Organized by Rodrigo Moura, Chief Curator, Susanna V. Temkin, Curator, and Lee Sessions, Permanent Collection Associate Curator, the nearly year-long exhibition highlights over 500 artworks, including new acquisitions and commissioned works, presented through two rotating displays divided into thematic sections. For more information, click here.

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HEALTH AND SAFETY (as of 04/2023)

To ensure the health and safety of our visitors and staff, and to improve your experience at the Museum, please review our visitor guidelines




Stay home if you are feeling sick. Please stay home if you are feeling sick. For more information about covid-19, check the CDC website.



Vaccination NOT required. El Museo is no longer requiring proof of vaccination and ID to access the Museum spaces.

Face coverings are strongly recommended.  All visitors over the age of two are strongly advised to wear face coverings throughout their visit in Museum spaces, including Las Galerías, El Teatro, and El Cafe.  

Security. All visitors must pass through a security check (metal detectors and x-ray scanning). Please anticipate lines at the entrances. Weapons and hazardous materials are not allowed.
Maintain physical distancing. Visitors should stay at least six feet (about two arms’ length) from others and groups.
Please follow directions from El Museo staff. Visitor capacity is controlled and reduced in Museum galleries.



Hours. El Museo del Barrio’s Galleries are open Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from 11am to 5pm. 
Timed Tickets. We strongly recommend purchasing tickets online in advance. 
Tourism Partners. For City Pass or New York Pass holders, please email to reserve your timed ticket.
Community Partners. For local and family organizations (i.e. Cool Culture) in partnership with El Museo, please refer to an email received from El Museo with your assigned discount code to be entered when reserving your ticket. For information, please email
El Museo Amenities.  The Coat Check is now open, and El Café remains closed.


All El Museo individual and corporate members receive free admission. Current Members will receive an email from our membership office with a discount code to be entered when reserving your ticket. Walk-ins (non-timed ticket holders) will be granted admission based on availability. For more information on membership, email


Date & Time

May 19, 2023 - Mar 10, 2024

Venue Details

El Museo del Barrio

1230 5th Avenue
New York, New York 10029 El Museo del Barrio
El Museo del Barrio
New York’s leading Latino cultural institution, welcomes visitors of all backgrounds to discover the artistic landscape of Latino, Caribbean, and Latin American cultures. Their richness is represented in El Museo’s wide-ranging collections and exhibitions, complemented by film, literary, visual and performing arts series, cultural celebrations, and educational programs.

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