Past Event: Uptown Bounce: Rhythm & Power

When: Wednesday, July 19, 6:00pm
Price: Free!
Photo by Filip Wolak

Pre-registration for this program has closed but you can register at the Museum when you arrive, see you tonight! 

Free! Join the Museum of the City of New York and El Museo Del Barrio for our free summer block party series celebrating East Harlem at the top of Museum Mile. 

At the Museum of the City of New York: 
In the spirit of our new exhibition, Rhythm & Power: Salsa in New York, celebrate the powerful cultural fusion that is New York salsa, featuring:

At El Museo del Barrio: 
El Museo kicks off Uptown Bounce with Ashé (or àse)! Learn more about the African philosophical concept through which the Yoruba people of Nigeria conceive the power to make things happen and produce change, and create your own wearable art inspired by the symbols that are found in the artwork of our featured artist Belkis Ayón.

  • Artist-in-Residence Lourdes Bernard will give a brief artist talk
  • Miguel Luciano will stop by with his piragua (Puerto Rican shaved ice) cart
  • DJ Bembona will spin some Latinx & Afro-Diasporadical beats

About Uptown Bounce: 
Join the Museum of the City of New York and El Museo Del Barrio for our fourth annual Uptown Bounce series of free summer block parties. On four consecutive Wednesday evenings, dance to New York DJs, enjoy gallery talks, tours, art workshops, and savor summer drinks and local food. To view all of the events in the series, click here

This event is free and open to the public but pre-registration is required. 
Includes Museum admission.

Note that by registering for the event, you will be signed up to receive emails from the Museum of the City of New York, El Museo del Barrio, and the event's media sponsor, Gothamist,  with updates about museum news, exhibition openings, and public programs. You may unsubscribe at any time.


This program is presented in collaboration with El Museo Del Barrio and produced with Rebecca LynnSpecial thanks to New York International Salsa Congress and our media sponsor, Gothamist

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