Installation view, This Must Be the Place: Latin American Artists in New York 1965-1975 part one, Americas Society New York, September 22 - December 18, 2021. Image: Arturo Sanchez

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The Art at Americas Society program boasts the longest-standing space in the United States dedicated to exhibiting and promoting art from Latin America, the Caribbean, and Canada.

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The Art at Americas Society program boasts the longest-standing space in the United States dedicated to exhibiting and promoting art from Latin America, the Caribbean, and Canada. Since the mid-1960s, Americas Society has been producing both historical and contemporary exhibitions, publications, as well as public and educational programs, featuring outstanding artists, curators, critics, and scholars. Promoting a plural view of culture from the continent, Americas Society has achieved a unique and renowned leadership position in the field.

Members play a fundamental role in Americas Society's cultural activities. Join today.

Explore our past exhibitions below, and view a timeline of Visual Arts exhibitions dating back to 1967. Plus learn about Americas Society's Performance Series.

ADDRESS

680 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10021
(212) 249-8950

Take the 6 train to 68th Street/Hunter College or the F and Q train to Lexington Ave/63rd Street. We are located on the northwest corner of East 68th Street and Park Avenue.

Exhibitions

El Dorado: Myths of Gold

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Curated by Aimé Iglesias Lukin, Tie Jojima, and Edward J. Sullivan

Running until May 18, join us for the second part of this group exhibition on the legend of El Dorado as a foundational myth of the Americas.

Upcoming Exhibitions

Alejandra Seeber: Interior with Landscapes

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Curated by Aimé Iglesias Lukin

From June 5 to July 27, Art at Americas Society presents the first solo exhibition and career survey of the Argentine artist in New York.

Past Exhibitions
Raul Mourão’s CAGE HEAD
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A sculpture by the Brazilian artist will be on view March 20 through November 5, 2023 on the mall at East 68th Street and Park Avenue.

Public Programs
Past Events
Publications

El Dorado: A Reader

Published with the exhibition El Dorado: Myths of Gold, the book investigates how a legend as malleable as gold itself has alchemized from myth to reality.

Watch & Listen
Education

The Art at Americas Society program has demonstrated a strong commitment to education and public engagement in its 50 years of history. Art events are free and welcome all audiences, including families, students, teachers, and scholars. Public programs and bilingual tours stimulate an interest in learning about art of the Americas among diverse communities.

Art at Americas Society offers regular private group tours of the exhibitions. Tours cater to all levels of learning, including K-12 and university classes, as well as adult groups, and are available in both English and Spanish.

Americas Society has built a partnership with CUNY, Hunter College. Hunter’s Cultural Ambassador works with the Art program to welcome students to exhibitions and public programs, as well as special events organized for the students.

In addition to a commitment to foster education and encourage higher learning, the Art program provides internships for future arts professionals.

To schedule a tour for your class or group, please contact: artgallery@as-coa.org

Alice Miceli opening, OnWhiteWall.com

Alice Miceli: Projeto Chernobyl at Americas Society. (Image: OnWhiteWall.com)

Arts of the Americas Circle

The Arts of the Americas Circle is a dynamic group of collectors and arts lovers, involved in historical, modern, and contemporary art and culture from the region. All funds provide crucial support for our Art at Americas Society exhibitions, publications, and public programs at Americas Society throughout the year. To support our Art program, the Americas Society requests Arts of the Americas Circle patrons to make an annual contribution to provide critical financial support for the organization.

As a patron of the Arts of the Americas Circle, you will be invited to join a selection committee responsible for selecting two to three exhibitions proposed by the Art program each year. In addition, patrons will also receive invitations for special events exclusively organized for the Circle, including an intimate party held annually, visits to art fairs, galleries and artist’s studios, special book editions and conversations with artists, curators, and collectors.

Americas Society acknowledges the generous support from the Arts of the Americas Circle members: Amalia Amoedo, Almeida e Dale Galeria de Arte, Estrellita B. Brodsky, Virginia Cowles Schroth, Emily A. Engel, Diana Fane, Isabella Hutchinson, Carolina Jannicelli, Diana López and Herman Sifontes, Antonio Murzi, Gabriela Pérez Rocchietti, Marco Pappalardo and Cintya Poletti Pappalardo, Carolina Pinciroli, Erica Roberts, Patricia Ruiz-Healy, Sharon Schultz, and Edward J. Sullivan. 

For more information about the Arts of the Americas Circle, please contact clucini@as-coa.org

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Private tour by Inés Katzenstein and Karen Grimson of Sur Moderno: Journeys of Abstraction at the Museum of Modern Art, November 2019.

Funders

Americas Society acknowledges the generous support from the Arts of the Americas Circle members: Amalia Amoedo, Almeida e Dale Galeria de Arte, Estrellita B. Brodsky, Virginia Cowles Schroth, Emily A. Engel, Diana Fane, Isabella Hutchinson, Carolina Jannicelli, Diana López and Herman Sifontes, Antonio Murzi, Gabriela Pérez Rocchietti, Marco Pappalardo and Cintya Poletti Pappalardo, Carolina Pinciroli, Erica Roberts, Patricia Ruiz-Healy, Sharon Schultz, and Edward J. Sullivan.