El Museo del Barrio was founded in 1969 by Puerto Rican educators, artists, parents and community activists in East Harlem’s Spanish-speaking El Barrio. Since then, El Museo del Barrio has evolved into New York City’s leading Latino cultural institution, having expanded its mission to represent the diversity of art and culture in all of the Caribbean and Latin America. The only museum in the US devoted to Puerto Rico and Latin America. Exhibitions, education, workshops, lectures, and festivals. Suggested admission. Closed Mon., Tues.