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Celia Cruz The Next American Icon

The National Museum of American History is looking to add a portrait of an American icon to its hallowed halls. Among the 5 nominees listed on their page stands Celia Cruz, the only Latino. Voting opened May 11, 2012 and runs through May 26, 2012. We are leading the votes right now, but with your […]


May 17 – August 19, 2007 ¡Azúcar! THE LIFE AND MUSIC OF CELIA CRUZ (Gertrude Silverstone Muss Gallery) The traveling exhibition ¡Azúcar! The Life and Music of Celia Cruz explores the life of legendary Cuban-born singer Celia Cruz (1925 – 2003) and her world-wide influence on music and culture. The exhibition, organized by the Smithsonian’s National Museum […]