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The Association for Latin American Art is a non-profit organization dedicated to the study of the art of Latin America. Established in 1979, and officially recognized as an affiliated society of the College Art Association in 1997, it aims to encourage the highest standards of scholarship, criticism, and teaching in the art and architectural history of Latin America.


The Association for Latin American Art has nearly three hundred members from universities, museums, and foundations in the United States, Mexico, Argentina, Panama, Ecuador, Uruguay, Bolivia, France, Spain, and the United Kingdom. Its members are currently conducting research in all major time periods and geographic regions of Latin America. Membership benefits include access to the association listserve, a member directory, semiannual newsletters, and networking opportunities at the College Art Association Annual Conference and the ALAA Triennial Conference.