Saturday, January 29 – Closed
Sunday, January 30 from 1:00-5:00pm
Extended Viewing Days:
Monday, January 31 from 1:00- 5:00pm
Wednesday, February 2 from 1:00-5:00pm
American Academy of Arts and Letters | 633 West 155th Street, New York
No reservations required
This intimate exhibition will feature nearly two dozen drawings from the rich holding of the Hispanic Society Museum & Library. The focus will be on artists’ preparatory drawings for other works of art – frescoes, tapestries, oil paintings, and architectural-sculptural ensembles. It will match the function of many drawings by Jose Clemente Orozco that were recently donated to the Hispanic Society by Salma and Michael Wornick. Another emphasis is to show earlier Mexican drawings such as by Rafael Ximeno y Planes and Juan Rodriguez Juárez. To provide a fuller understanding of the vast and diverse holdings at the Hispanic Society Museum & Library, the exhibition will also feature drawings by notable artist from both the Iberian Peninsula and Latin America from 17-20th centuries, such as Jusepe de Ribera, Bartolomé Esteban Murillo, Alonso Cano, Francisco Goya y Lucientes, Joaquin Sorolla y Bastida, and Francisco (Pancho) Fierro.
Mexican Muralism and its American Impact
Friday, January 28, 10:00 am | Virtual Event
Special panel on Mexican Muralism and the artists that impacted that period in both Mexico and the United States. Speakers will include: Esther Adler, Associate Curator, Department of Drawings & Prints, MoMA, Leon Tovar, Director, Leon Tovar Gallery, Dr. Orlando Hernández-Ying, Rockefeller Brothers Fund Curatorial Research Fellow for the Hubert & Mireille Goldschmidt Works on Paper Fellowship, Hispanic Society Museum & Library. Moderated by Savona Bailey-McClain, Executive Director of the West Harlem Art Fund.
This panel is in collaboration with Master Drawings New York, the West Harlem Art Fund and the American Academy of Arts and Letters.
COVID19. The health and safety of our visitors is our top priority
- In accordance with the New York City mandate, all visitors to the American Academy of Arts and Letters must show identification and proof of Covid-19 vaccination, which may include a CDC Vaccination Card (or photo), NYC COVID Safe App, New York State Excelsior Pass, NYC vaccination record, or an official immunization record from within or outside the United States. For additional information, please visit gov.
- All visitors are required to wear mask and maintain 6-foot distance between parties. Attendance is limited to 25%.
- Visitors who are sick and not feeling well are asked to stay home for the safety and well-being of others.
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