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Casitas: An Urban Cultural Alternative

February 1, 1991 – June 30, 1991

Museum: Arts and Industries Building

Location: Experimental Gallery, South Hall

This exhibition depicts "casitas," a Caribbean architectural form, and its uses. Included is a "casita" built on-site by members of the Puerto Rican community from the Bronx. This exhibit from the Bronx Council on the Arts has both English and Spanish labels. Also included is a small theater with an ongoing video entitled Casita Culture.