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¡ESTAMOS! – SOMOS Symposium

September 30, 2023 @ 9:00 am 3:00 pm

The LIM hosts a one-day symposium featuring a varied group of artists and scholars with discussion revolving around the exhibition SOMOS/WE ARE: Latinx Artists of Long Island. This symposium will consist of talks, a panel discussion, performances, gallery tour and much more for a robust day of art and culture.


9:30 am | Registration

10:00 am | Welcome Remarks | Joshua Ruff Co-Executive Director, Collections and Programming, Long Island Museum, and Kelynn Z. AlderGuest Curator and Co-Founder of the Latino Arts Council of Long Island

10:15 am | Keynote Speaker | Mónica Ramírez-Montagut – Executive Director, Parrish Art Museum

10: 45 am | Mirror Dance Performance | Giana Pilar González

11:15 am | Artist Panel | Yubal Márquez Fleites, Margarita Espada, Minerva Perez, Adrián Román, Jessica Valentin-Flomberg, and Carlos Morales | Moderator: Nina SangiminoCurator, Long Island Museum

12: 15 pm | Lunch and SOMOS Exhibition Visit


Registration fee:  $12 per person | $10 for students, seniors, and Museum members

Optional lunch: $12 

Funding was provided, in part, by:

The Carol & Arnold Wolowitz Foundation | The Max & Victoria Dreyfus Foundation | New York Community Bank Foundation | New York State Council on the Arts | Robert W. Baird Incorporated

Public funding provided by Suffolk County