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Building the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Latino
By History Colorado Center

The Smithsonian National Museum of the American Latino, approved by Congress in December 2020, is one of two new museums that will be built over the next decade In Washington DC. Founding Director, Jorge Zamanillo, will share his approach in leading this project and explore the importance of this museum for Latino communities across the United States.

Jorge Zamanillo is the founding director of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Latino. The new museum, established by Congress in December 2020, advances the representation, understanding and appreciation of Latino history and culture in the United States. As director, Zamanillo is leading the development of the museum and planning an ambitious fundraising campaign.


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September 21
1:00pm - 2:00pm
History Colorado Center
1200 North Broadway
Denver, Colorado United States
General ticket price
$100 non-member season tickets
Member ticket price
$70 member season tickets
Wheelchair accessible