Raíces Cultural Center’s digital exhibits and projects explore topics in the arts, community history, culture, heritage and tradition. We feature untold and undertold stories and provide a platform for artists and culture bearers practicing traditional forms to share their art, research and stories publicly.
These digital exhibits and collections explore the stories and histories of artists and culture bearers who practice and preserve traditional art forms and work to preserve the cultural arts.
This project was the Raíces Folkloric Ensemble artistic contribution the new “digital batey”, during the pandemic lockdown of 2020. The songs created for this project were written to reflect the spirit of resistance and protest that is so crucial to these folkloric forms, both in Puerto Rico, and here in the diaspora.
This Raíces Digital Archive oral history collection documents and shares stories, narratives, histories and memories of herbalists and healers, from diverse cultural backgrounds and healing traditions.
Raíces Cultural Center’s programs explore topics in the arts, cultural heritage, the humanities, and eco-culture, with the goal of preserving and sharing cultural roots in our community.
Raíces Cultural Arts programs explore, teach and share the folkloric and traditional arts of the Caribbean through community classes, ensemble performances and presentations, and multimedia projects highlighting the artistic traditions we work to preserve.
The Raíces Community History team works to preserve cultural traditions and undertold stories within public and community history frameworks including the Raíces Digital Archive, our collection of digital exhibits and oral history libraries, and community-led history and humanities projects.
Raíces EcoCulture programming and advocacy fosters exploration, study and application of ecological, sustainable, and culturally relevant green-living practices for individuals, families and communities to build a future where culture and nature can flourish and thrive.