¡Azucar! Celia Cruz wins the National Museum of American History Frame an Iconic American contest
Thanks to the support of Americans and Cuban Americans alike, our very own Celia Cruz has won the National Museum of American History Frame an Iconic American contest:
And the winner of the Frame an Iconic American contest is…
We asked you to vote on which of five iconic American figures should be memorialized in a new biographical portrait by Robert Weingarten, a noted photographic artist. After more than 11,000 votes cast, the winner is…Celia Cruz! Each historical figure brought a different set of ideas to the discussion, and worthy arguments were made for each of them. The Queen of Salsa resonated with a clear majority of the voters, representing a multifaceted story of immigration, music, and entertainment.