"Nueva York" exhibit celebrates Hispanic heritage


This year, ABC7 celebrates Hispanic Heritage with El Museo del Barrio and the New-York Historical Society. Learn about the Latinos who shaped New York City at the brand new exhibit, Nueva York - a collaboration between the New-York Historical Society and El Museo del Barrio.

WHEN: On view Sept. 17 through January 9
WHERE: El Museo del Barrio is located at 1230 Fifth Avenue at 104th Street

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Hispanic Heritage Month on ABC7 is sponsored by Visiting Nurse Service of New York.

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