The museum announced it would take on a curator focusing on Latinx communities in the United States.
The show’s creator hopes its 17-day run in San Juan will call attention to the struggling island’s needs as well as its riches.
Two shows attempt to bridge the rift in a museum’s mission: to honor its Barrio roots — and reach a global audience.
La Borinqueña, whose comic won’t appear until October, will have a float in the Puerto Rican Day Parade; her name is the title of the commonwealth’s anthem.
“The Great Fallacy” turns an analytical lens on the United States relationship with Puerto Rico and Puerto Ricans.