El Museo Latino is e. of Kennedy Frwy. (US 75) at 25th and L sts. Known as the first Latino art and history museum in the Midwest, it features permanent and traveling exhibits from pre-Colombian times to the present. Various styles and mediums of art grace the galleries: oil, pastel, photography, watercolor, glass, ceramics and sculpture. The center also is dedicated to preserving, interpreting and exhibiting artifacts of Latino cultures. Events include lectures, films and performances of traditional Mexican dances.