To support the efforts to contain the spread of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), the Hispanic Society has suspended the Vision of Spain Tours and library appointments until further notice. We also have postponed all programs in schools and off-site. We hope to resume the normal schedule of activities as soon as possible. Please consult our website for information regarding the resumption of the Vision of Spain tours and other programs.
Who We Are
Archer M. Huntington and the Hispanic Society Museum & Library
Over the course of fifty years, Archer Huntington dedicated his life and considerable family resources to forming one of the world’s great collections of Hispanic art and literature. By the time of his death in 1955...
“A Poem of a Museum”
-- Art News, 2004.
Explore our collections
José Agustín Arrieta,
El Costeño, ca 1843
Jusepe de Ribera,
St. Jerome, ca. 1621
Diego Velázquez,
Portrait of a Little Girl, ca. 1638-1644
Joaquín Sorolla,
After the Bath, 1908
Francisco de Goya,
The Duchess of Alba, 1797
Sebastián López de Arteaga,
St. Michael Striking Down the Rebellious Angels, ca. 1645-1652
Ruth Matilda Anderson,
The Galician Milkmaid, 1925
Pedro de Mena,
St. Acisclus de Cordoba, ca. 1680
Joan Martines,
Mediterranean Sea and Atlantic Ocean, 1582
José Campeche,
Dona María Catalina de Urrutia, 1788
Portrait Bust of a Young Man,
Roman, A.D. 130-50
Francisco de Goya,
Tuti li mundi, 1808-1814
Domenikos Theotokopoulos,
called El Greco, St. Jerome, ca. 1600
Lusterware Bowl,
Malaga or Manises, ca. 1375-1425
Portable Writing Desk,
Pasto, ca. 1684
Attributed to Gherardo Starnina,
Ascension Panel, ca.1400
"A free museum and reference library for the study of the arts and cultures of Spain, Portugal, and Latin America.”
Hispanic Society Museum & Library and its neighborhood
The Hispanic Society Museum & Library is located in Upper Manhattan on the west side of Broadway between 155th and 156th Streets. Enter Audubon Terrace and proceed up the steps through the wrought iron gates. The Museum entrance is on the left, flanked by two limestone lions.
The Hispanic Society’s Museum is CLOSED for extensive renovations. During this period the Sorolla Vision of Spain Gallery and the Library will open on a limited basis, by appointment only. To visit the Sorolla Vision of Spain Gallery please e-mail Please contact the Library at Free educational and public programs will continue off-site.
Number 1 to Broadway and 157th Street, or the C to 155th Street
The Hispanic Society Museum & Library is located in Upper Manhattan on Audubon Terrace on the west side of Broadway between 155th and 156th Streets
M4 or M5 to Broadway and 155th Street
"Yesterday was a memorable day for me and my students after experiencing the music program at the Hispanic Society.”
-- Dr. Mildred Van Zwaren, New York City high school teacher.