Las 3 Hermanas: Art, Education & Activism

3 sisterThe Center for Puerto Rican Studies (Centro) invites you to the opening reception for Las Tres Hermanas: Art, Education, & Activism exhibit at the Centro Library and Archives in El Barrio.

Centro is proud to host the third stop of this exhibition illustrating the lives and contributions of three sisters: Evelina Lopez Antonetty, an iconic activist and champion for social causes; Lillian Lopez, one of the first Puerto Rican librarians in the New York Public Library system and its first Puerto Rican Administrator; and Elba Cabrera, an ambassador and advocate for the arts.

Centro’s exhibit will highlight the life and achievements of Hunter College alumna, Lillian López, a pioneer librarian in the New York Public Library system. As an administrator, she helped set policies and changed the way libraries related to minority communities.

We will also celebrate the life of Lorraine Montenegro, daughter of Dr. Evelina Antonetty; and an admired figure in the Bronx. She continued Evelina's legacy and expanded many programs at United Bronx Parents benefiting the community. Lorraine passed away in Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Centro Library and Archives at the Silberman School of Social Work

2180 Third Avenue at 119th Street, 1st Floor, New York, NY 10035

Exhibit will be on view through January 2018

WHEN
November 16, 2017 at 6pm - 8pm
WHERE
Silberman School of Social Work
2180 3rd Ave
Centro Library Room 120
New York, NY 10035
United States
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