1996

Taller Members work towards converting public school at 106th and Lexington Avenue into The Julia de Burgos Cultural Center Manuel Vega unveils ceramic mural Earth, Wind, Fire on 110th Street and Lexington Avenue… Continue reading

1997

  Taller Boricua begins relocation of its headquarters to PS72 at 168o Lexington Avenue, renamed the Julia de Burgos Latino Cultural Center.  Taller works with faculty and students from Columbia University Urban Planning… Continue reading

1998

  Inauguration of Taller Boricua  the Julia  de Burgos  Cultural Center with New Works, New Visions,  two part exhibition of artists connected to Taller Boricua over the past 35years.  The exhibition and opening… Continue reading

1999

Highlights: Taller Boricua publishes a commemorative digital print portfolio featuring collaborations between artists and poets.  The participants were:  Diogenes Ballester/ Maria Boncher; Marcos Dimas/ Taina Ramirez; Nitza Tufino/Reverendo Pedro Pietri; Fernando Salicrup/Hector Rivera;… Continue reading

2000

Highlights Taller Boricua Celebrates 30th Anniversary with the publication of a digital  print portfolio, El Alma Portfolio,  and commemorative a catalog.   The Board of Trustees of El Museo del Barrio approves a… Continue reading

2001

2001 HIghlights Institute of Puerto Rican Culture honors  Taller Boricua at the 13th   San Juan  Bienal of Latin American and Caribbean prints.   The .Taller exhibits  digital c portfolio at the Museo de La… Continue reading

2002

2002     2002 Julia de Burgos  Cultural Center     April 5 – May 18 2002 Peter Reyes : Struk  Cher Jean-Perre Sergent “Mayan Diary” Eliza Perizker “The Path of the Shamans”… Continue reading

2003

Highlights Rafael Tufiño retrosective travels to  El Museo del Barrio NY times article on Tufino’s influence on younger generations discusses Taller Boricua. Exhibitions at Julia de Burgos Janurary 24 – March 1, 2003… Continue reading

2004

  New York Times  continues to report on the Latinization of El Barrio and (mis)represents the Puerto Rican population in New Yyork as waning.  Debates about Puerto Rican power and representation occur among… Continue reading