Opening night of Carlos Llobet’s exhibition The “Old” New Normal, May 2019.

Founded in 1981, El Museo’s exhibitions and public programs focus on underserved artists and communities of Buffalo and Western New York. We are committed to the principles of diversity, inclusion, and excellence in the arts and humanities for all.

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First Friday reception for Members’ Exhibition 4: 4×4, August 2019.


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