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CHICAGO SUN-TIMES: Puerto Rican museum's rarely seen artworks showcased in Chicago exhibit

Updated: Sep 18

By Kyle MacMillan

September 16, 2022


Titled “Nostalgia for My Island: Puerto Rican Painting from the Museo de Arte de Ponce, 1786- 1962,” it is the first show from the Puerto Rican museum to travel outside of the island and many of its 21 works have never been seen in the United States.


“I can’t wait to see it in person, and I can’t wait to hear the reaction from the public,” said Cheryl Hartup, director of the museum in the three-century-old Puerto Rican city of more than 135,000 people.


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