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The Hispanic Society Wins the 2017 Princess of Asturias Award for International Cooperation

New York, NY, May 18, 2017 – We are delighted to announce that The Hispanic Society of America was named the recipient of the 2017 Princess of Asturias Award for International Cooperation from a field of nineteen candidates. The prestigious award was established in Spain by the Prince of Asturias Foundation in 1981 to acknowledge..

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“Tesoros de la Hispanic Society of America. Visiones del Mundo Hispánico” Opens at the Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid

The exhibition has been organized by the Museo Nacional del Prado and The Hispanic Society of America with the exclusive support of Fundación BBVA. Beginning April 4, the Museo del Prado, with the exclusive support of Fundación BBVA, offers the public the exceptional opportunity of enjoying more than two hundred works of art from The..

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Two New Board Members Appointed to The Hispanic Society Museum & Library

New York, NY – (January, 2017). Chairman Philippe de Montebello announces the election of Andrés A. Gil and Antonio del Valle Ruíz to the Board of Trustees of the Hispanic Society Museum & Library. The two new trustees represent the first expansion in numbers of the Board of Trustees since 1904 and they will join..

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Hispanic Society Museum & Library to present Treasures Exhibition at The Prado

New York, NY – (November, 2016) The Hispanic Society Museum & Library, the premier collection of Hispanic arts and culture in the United States, will present the major traveling exhibition, Visions of the Hispanic World: Treasures from the Hispanic Society Museum & Library, at the Prado Museum in Madrid from April 4 through September 10,..

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Award Presentation to the Hispanic Society in Celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, the New York City Council and the Manhattan Borough President’s Office will present a $1,750,000 award to the Hispanic Society to support the third phase of their Master Plan. The award presentation will be followed by a Gallery Talk about the Puerto Rican artist, José Campeche, and a tour..

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The Hispanic Society of America Begins its 2015-2016 Concert Series

The Hispanic Society of America Begins its 2015-2016 Concert Series: “From Barcelona with Passion: Enrique Granados in New York” Thursday, December 10, 2015 at 7:00p.m The Hispanic Society of America Broadway between 155th and 156th Streets Admission Free. RSVP: friends@hispanicsociety.org/ 212- 926 22 34 Ext. 250 Anna Tonna, Mezzo-soprano Anna Belén Gómez, Soprano Borja Mariño,..

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Philippe de Montebello Elected Chairman of the Hispanic Society’s Board of Trustees

The Hispanic Society of America announced today the election of Philippe de Montebello as Chairman of the Board, following the retirement of George B. Moore who had served as a Trustee since 1995 and as Chairman since 2004. Mr. de Montebello officially assumed the chairmanship at the Society’s Annual Meeting held on April 1, 2015. Mr. Francisco A. Lorenzo,..

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