El Museo’s 44th Annual Three Kings Day (Virtual) Celebration Is Coming To East Harlem

El Museo del Barrio is delighted to present the 44th Annual Three Kings Day (Virtual) Celebration on Wednesday, January 6, 2021, titled Fuerza Colectiva: Celebrating our Roots and Diversity.

The upcoming celebration honors and embraces our community’s collective strength in response to the pandemic and injustice, and the cultural contributions of the African diaspora.

The Museum’s first-ever virtual celebration, hosted and directed by TV personality and Producer, Rhina Valentin, will include musical performances, festive skits, cameos by our famous giant puppets, and saludos from this year’s honorees.

El Museo del Barrio’s Three Kings Day (Virtual) Celebration is made possible thanks to the support of MetLife Foundation and ConEdison.

Streamed on El Museo’s FacebookYouTube, and Website.

Wednesday, January 6, 2021, Free

  • 11am (Families + Schools) & 6pm (All Ages)
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  • 6:00 – 7:00pm | All ages | RSVP Today >

We kick off the Three Kings Day (Virtual) Celebration with a fun-filled educational session with Teatro SEA and Los Pleneros de la 21. Be sure to bring your crowns and instruments to join the parranda!

Everyone is invited to the evening edition of our Celebration, featuring Victor Cruz’s animated character TITA, Grupo La Recompensa, saludos from this year’s honorees, and more!

Get the Three Kings Poster Illustration Here >

Created in 1982 by Bronx-born, Nuyorican artist Manny Vega, the poster depicts a happy crowd watching the parade, complete with animals and the larger-than-life puppets of Melchior, Gaspar, and Baltasar, whose African heritage reflects Vega’s own interest in African diasporic spirituality.

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You can also enjoy works, notably, murals, by Manny Vega found throughout El Barrio.

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