Americas Society is the premier organization dedicated to education, debate and dialogue in the Americas. Its mission is to foster an understanding of the contemporary political, social and economic issues confronting Latin America, the Caribbean, and Canada, and to increase public awareness and appreciation of the diverse cultural heritage of the Americas and the importance of the inter-American relationship.
Tuesday, May 17th
Tuesday, May 17th – Saturday, July 30th
Presented by Americas Society Visual Arts Program
The first in Americas Society’s "For Rent" visual arts exhibition series, Cuba-born, Miami-based artist Consuelo Castañeda co-opts Americas Society’s gallery, using music, projections, archival materials, and more to transform the site into a “lounge” where public and private histories collide.
Tuesday, May 10th
Tuesday, May 10th 7:00pm
Presented by Americas Society Literature Program
Clayton Eshleman, the foremost translator of Martinican poet Aimé Césaire (1913—2008), and A. James Arnold, the leading editor of Césaire’s French works, read from their translation of the poet’s Soleil cou coupé and discuss the importance of Cuba and Cubans in launching Césaire´s poetic career.
Monday, April 11th
Monday, April 11th 7:00pm
Co-presented by Americas Society Literature Program and the Cuban Cultural Center of New York
New York-based producer, director, and translator Joanne Pottlitzer discusses her English version of Cuban playwright José Triana’s Palabras comunes (Common Words), set in Cuba from 1894 to 1914. Afterward, actors give dramatic readings from the play.
Thursday, March 31st
Thursday, March 31st 7:00pm
Co-Presented by Americas Society Literature Program and the Cuban Cultural Center of New York
Renowned writers Roberto González Echevarría (Yale University) and Gustavo Pérez Firmat (Columbia University) discuss and read from their most recent publications exploring the history of la fiesta cubana and the influence of Cuba on US culture and history, respectively.
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Office Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Americas Society/Council of the Americas
680 Park Avenue
New York, NY
Cell: (917) 922-1449
Support for ¡Sí Cuba! Programming at Americas Society provided by:
Amalia Lacroze de Fortabat
The Christopher Reynolds Foundation, Inc.
New York City Department of Cultural Affairs
New York State Council on the Arts
The Reed Foundation
Sharon Schultz Simpson