How the Bronx Museum is Reducing Risk (COVID-19)

The Bronx Museum is following guidelines issued by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), New York State, and New York City. We will continue to update our own safety guidelines as the federal, state, and city guidelines change.


Las medidas para reducir el riesgo de contagio en el museo

The Bronx Museum of the Arts sigue las instrucciones del Centro para control de enfermedades (CDC en inglés), el estado y la ciudad de Nueva York. Les continuaremos informando la actualización de nuestras reglas conforme haya cambios a nivel federal estatal y de la ciudad.

COVID-19 News and Resources

Our borough has been especially affected by COVID-19, with the highest per-case fatality rate in NYC. As an institution that provides educational resources to thousands of people annually, the Bronx Museum is committed to helping our community during this uncertain time. This page will be regularly updated with resources for those in need.

Hours, Admission, and Accessibility
Since its founding in 1971, the Museum has played a vital role in the Bronx by helping to make art accessible to the entire community. The Museum connects with local schools, artists, teens, and families through its robust education initiatives, public programs, and free admission policy. 

The Bronx Museum of the Arts is a contemporary art museum that connects diverse audiences to the urban experience through its permanent collection, special exhibitions, and education programs that strive to reflect the borough's dynamic communities.


The Bronx Museum of the Arts opened in 1971 in the public rotunda of the Bronx County Courthouse, at Grand Concourse and 161st Street. A decade later, it moved north to 165th Street into a former synagogue purchased and donated by the City of New York. 

Permanent Collection

The Bronx Museum Permanent Collection includes over 2,000 artworks of all media, and was assembled under a policy that reflects the institution’s commitment to its surrounding community and audience.

Open Positions

The Bronx Museum of the Arts does not solicit or accept applications unless for a specific job listed on this website. The Bronx Museum of the Arts is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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