Organization Information

The Alvarado Project, a non-profit founded in 1998,
is headed by Executive Director Janet Alvarado. The
Alvarado Project has an advisory board. It is a
community-based volunteer organization of artists,
students, and educators. The project seeks to foster
multicultural understanding, strengthen the community
through art, cultural programs, and collect
historically significant artifacts and material about
the Filipino American community.


Founded in 1952, the Smithsonian Institution Traveling
Exhibition Service (SITES) is a National outreach arm
of the Smithsonian Institution, the world’s largest
museum and research complex that includes sixteen
museums and the National Zoo. SITES exhibitions are
drawn from Smithsonian Institution collections and
research and from other public and private
collections. SITES expands the Smithsonian presence
beyond Washington, D.C., by developing, organizing,
and circulating more than 40 exhibitions each year on
science, art, and history to a broad range of venues,
reaching millions of visitors across the United States
and abroad.

About the Smithsonian Program for Asian Pacific
American Studies

The Smithsonian Program for Asian Pacific American
Studies emphasizes Asian Pacific American
contributions to United States history, culture, art,
and society through Smithsonian collections, research
exhibitions, and programs.

PRESS RELEASE-SEPTEMBER 2008: NEW AMERICANS MUSEUM, SAN DIEGO FEATURES FILIPINO AMERICAN EXHIBIT..."We are proud to present this moving collection," said Executive Director Gayle Hom. "It is a worthy tribute to our Filipino population."
PRESS RELEASE: OCTOBER 2007 “Through My Father’s Eyes: The Filipino American Photographs of Ricardo Ocreto Alvarado (1914-1976)” to commemorate Filipino American history month
"With eyes all American"-Ricardo Ocreto Alvarado's pictures of Filipinos in the U.S. capture an enduring story. HOLLY MYERS - Special to The Times
KSW Co-sponsors the Alvarado Project

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