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POM / Latin American and Latinx Art / Romero / Fall 2021

Latin American Museums, Collections, and Archives

This page includes museums, archives, and exhibitions that could be useful to your research. For a more comprehensive list of archives, publications, and museums concerning Latin American and Latinx Art, check out NYU's Latinx Project.

Museum and Art Collections in Latin America

The museums listed below are good resources to explore artworks and collections across Latin America. Browsing collections can be a great way to find artworks you're interested in exploring further. These collection websites often provide useful information about the object (size, material, date), provenance (the history of an artworks ownership), and even artist information.

Primary Source Resources

A primary source is "first-hand" information. They are sources that are as close as possible to the origin of the information or idea under study. Using primary sources is a key part of art historical research. If you're curious, you can learn more about the importance of primary sources in this guide.

Virtual Exhibitions

When museums shuttered because of Covid-19, some institutions created digital versions of exhibitions they had planned. Below are some examples of online exhibitions.