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Film Screening: A Paixão de JL

Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 6:30pm | New York

The movie by Carlos Nader focuses on the work of Brazilian artist José Leonilson as he discovers he is HIV positive. ... Read More

Book launch of José Leonilson: Empty Man

Friday, January 26, 2018 - 6:30pm | New York

In conjunction with the exhibition, Americas Society publishes the book José Leonilson: Empty Man. ... Read More

Guided Tour of José Leonilson: Empty Man with Curator Gabriela Rangel

Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 6:30pm | New York

Gabriela Rangel, director of Visual Arts at Americas Society, leads a guided tour highlighting key artworks and ephemera from the exhibition, as well as stories about the artist’s community and network in Brazil. ... Read More

SONYC: Mind the Gap

Monday, February 12, 2018 - 7:00pm | New York

The String Orchestra of New York City, a dynamic and conductorless ensemble, presents "Mind the Gap," featuring the premiere Bridges by Cuban composer Keyla Orozco for string orchestra and rumba tap dancer Max Pollak.  ... Read More

Binelli & da Silva Duo: Tango/Fado

Friday, February 16, 2018 - 7:00pm | New York

In their new release Tango Fado Duo (Sorel Classics), Portuguese guitarist Pedro H. da Silva and bandoneonist Daniel Binelli explore the relationship between the sensuality of Argentine tango and the passion of Portuguese fado, interweaving the traditional sounds of their respective instruments. ... Read More

New York New Music Ensemble: New Works from Brazil

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 7:00pm | New York

New York New Music Ensemble returns to Music of the Americas with a program featuring new music from Brazil, including three world premieres. ... Read More

Ars Longa: Baroque Music from Cuba and the New World

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 6:00pm | New York

On their second U.S. tour, Cuban early music ensemble Ars Longa presents "Baroque Music from Cuba and the New World" at St Paul's Chapel, Columbia University. ... Read More

Talea Ensemble and Michelle Agnes Magalhães: Herbarium

Monday, March 5, 2018 - 7:00pm | New York

In their Americas Society debut, NYC-based new music group Talea Ensemble presents "Herbarium," a chamber music cycle by Brazilian composer Michelle Agnes Magalhães. ... Read More

Panel discussion: Planning the Metropolis in Latin America, 18301930

Monday, March 19, 2018 - 6:00pm | New York

On the eve of the exhibition opening, cocurators Maristella Casciato and Idurre Alonso, along with professors Diana Agrest, Luis Carranza, and Patricio del Real examine the nineteenth- and early twentieth-century growth and transformations of urban centers in Latin America. ... Read More

Exhibition Opening: The Metropolis in Latin America, 18301930

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - 7:00pm | New York

Admission is open to the public and free of charge. Kindly register.

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Venezuela: Debt, Sanctions, and Hyperinflation

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 11:45am | New York

Join AS/COA as they host a panel of legal, financial, and political experts to discuss Venezuela and state-owned oil firm PDVSA’s debt scenarios. ... Read More

Fighting Corruption in the Western Hemisphere

Monday, December 11, 2017 - 2:00pm | Washington

Council of the Americas will hold a discussion on the private sector’s role in fighting corruption in the Western Hemisphere. ... Read More

Rolston String Quartet

Friday, December 8, 2017 - 7:00pm | New York

First-place winners of the 2016 Banff International String Quartet Competition, Rolston String Quartet performs Canadian music and Tchaikovsky at Americas Society. ... Read More

YPA Holiday Party in Black and White

Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 8:00pm | New York

Join us for our annual holiday party at Sanatorium in the Lower East Side and bring your best Latin America in the 1920’s or 1930’s attire. ... Read More

Book Launch – Hermes Mallea, Havana Living Today: Cuban Home Style Now

Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 6:30pm | New York

Hermes Mallea, esteemed architect and a FRIENDS board member, joins us at the Americas Society for a look at his latest book, Havana Living Today: Cuban Home Style Now.  ... Read More

Argentina: Challenges and Opportunities in 2018

Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 5:00pm | New York
Webcast Available

Join AS/COA for a panel discussion on Argentina's political and economic situation under President Macri. ... Read More

China, Russia, and the Regional Democracy Agenda

Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 9:00am | Washington
Webcast Available

Americas Society/Council of the Americas will hold a private meeting on the changing geostrategic paradigm in the Americas, with a focus on two of these outside countries: China and Russia. ... Read More

Composers Now: Dialogues

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 7:00pm | New York

Music of the Americas presents an evening of composer dialogues, featuring Zosha Di Castri, Pauchi Sasaki, and Miguel Zenón, in collaboration with Composers Now, hosted by Tania León. ... Read More

On Historical Memory: A Conversation between Nuria Amat and David Rieff

Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 7:00pm | New York

Spanish writer Nuria Amat (Amor y Guerra, 2012) engages in a dialogue about historical memory and identity in Latin America and Spain with essayist and political analyst David Rieff (In Praise of Forgetting: Historical Memory and Its Ironies, 2016). ... Read More

Americas Quarterly Launch Event: Colombia's Post-Peace Challenges

Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 8:30am | Bogota
Webcast Available

This November 30 event will explore how Colombia can bring economic opportunity and social inclusion to all citizens in the post-conflict era. ... Read More


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SAVE THE DATE: 48th Annual Washington Conference on the Americas

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 9:00am | Washington

Council of the Americas will hold its forty-eighth annual conference May 8, 2018 at the U.S. Department of State. ... Read More