Closing Celebration:
no existe un mundo poshuracán

Thurs, Apr 20, 2023
7:30–10 pm

Throughout the Whitney

Enjoy special evening access to the Whitney Museum of American Art to explore the renowned exhibition no existe un mundo poshuracán: Puerto Rican Art in the Wake of Hurricane Maria—the first survey of Puerto Rican art at a major U.S. art museum in fifty years—before it closes on April 23.

This night of Puerto Rican arts and culture, presented with WNYC and Futuro Studios podcast La Brega: Stories of the Puerto Rican Experience, will also feature music by DJ Bembona, dancing, specialty cocktails for purchase, and a performance and Q&A with one of Puerto Rico’s leading performers, Ana Macho. 

Set by DJ Bembona
7:30–9:45 pm
Floor 1

With her community-oriented and Afro-diasporic approach, the Brooklyn born and raised, Puerto Rican-Panamanian DJ Bembona has established herself as a singular voice in the landscape of New York City nightlife and beyond. 

La Brega and Ana Macho: In Discussion *Sold Out*
8:00 pm
Floor 3, Susan and John Hess Family Theater

Listen in on this Q&A session with Ana Macho, hosted by La Brega editor Mark Pagán, for a conversation on Macho’s cover of the salsa classic El Gran Varón, featured on the newly-released La Brega: El Album, which she will perform for the first time.
Add-on performance ticket required

Ana Macho: Performance *Sold Out*
9:15 pm
Floor 3, Susan and John Hess Family Theater

Ana Macho is the non-binary Caribbean popstar of the twenty-first century. Born and raised in Caguas, Puerto Rico, Macho travels the world spreading perreo, queer, and good vibes. She is known for her colorful aesthetic, snarky sense of humor, and unique perspective.
Add-on performance ticket required

Can't make it to the Q&A and performance? Stream it live on our Youtube channel.

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Mix, Mingle, Drink, Dine
Specialty cocktails, wine, beer, and small bites for purchase.

Lobby Bar
Floor 1
Last call at 9:45 pm

Studio Bar
Floor 8
Last call at 9:30 pm

Whitney Shop
Floor 1
Browse the shop for the latest exhibition publications and collectibles, including the no existe un mundo poshuracán cataloge.

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