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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