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Latin American Design and Decorative Arts with Christina de León

Americas Society

October 8, 2020


(Image: Wilson Santiago)

Join us for a virtual event with Christina De León, Associate Curator of Latino Design at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design. De León will talk about her curatorial research and work building a collection of US Latinx and Latin American design at Cooper Hewitt.

About Christina de León:

Prior to joining Cooper Hewitt, de León served as associate curator at Americas Society, where she organized numerous exhibitions and publications throughout her six-year tenure. She has also held previous positions at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Cloisters. De León is currently a doctoral candidate at the Bard Graduate Center, where her research focuses on the design and decorative arts of the Americas. 

This event is open to Americas Society members only. Find out about becoming a member or email us at

For more information about the Arts of the Americas Circle, please contact

Event Information: | 1-212-277-8367
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Americas Society acknowledges the generous support from the Arts of the Americas Circle members: Estrellita B. Brodsky; Virginia Cowles Schroth; Diana Fane; Galeria Almeida e Dale; Isabella Hutchinson; Carolina Jannicelli; Vivian Pfeiffer and Jeanette van Campenhout, Phillips; Gabriela Pérez Rocchietti; Erica Roberts; Sharon Schultz; Diana López and Herman Sifontes; and Edward J. Sullivan.

Video: Latin American Design and Decorative Arts with Christina de León

October 13, 2020

Americas Society Visual Arts invited Christina de León, associate curator of Latino Design at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design to a virtual conversation on October 8, 2020...