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Friday, October 24, 6:30pm to 9:00pm

Are you interested in using social media for more than looking at cat videos and posting selfies? Join the Bronx Museum’s Social Media Manager Ron Kavanaugh as he reveals his tips for marketing yourself, your art work, and your business through new media platforms.


Free admission and bar (donations suggested)
Location: North Wing Lobby

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Saturday, November 1, 2014, 9:00am to 2:30pm

Join us at the Museum's Fall Benefit for a unique opportunity to tour private art collections at five stunning homes.


A light breakfast will kick off the day, followed by a walking tour to the collections of some of Greenwich Village and NoHo’s most renowned art collectors. The collection hosts, who will be welcoming and guiding each tour, include: Frederieke Taylor, Joel and Zöe Dictrow, Greg Miller and Michael Wiener, Ann Hatch, and Hilary and Peter Hatch. The tour will be followed by an optional lunch and viewing of the collection of James Cottrell and Joe Lovett. 

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Wednesday, November 5, 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Kick off the holiday season with a trip on The Bronx Trolley and a free coquito tasting. As part of the 12th Annual Coquito Masters competition, contestants bring in their version of coquito, a traditional Puerto Rican holiday drink reminiscent of eggnog, and you become the judge to see who goes on to the New York finals! Presented by the Bronx Museum’s Community Advisory Council and International Coquito Tasting Federation.

 

Free admission and bar (donations suggested)

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Friday, November 7, 6:00pm to 10:00pm

Manuel Valera’s Cuban Express with Sofia Rei

Manuel Valera, Grammy-nominated composer and jazz pianist known for his distinctive Havana sound, is joined by the charismatic Argentinian singer-songwriter Sofía Rei. The program includes Martí en Nueva York, an eight-part song cycle composed by Valera and based on the poems of Cuban writer José Martí. Produced in collaboration with Carnegie Hall's Neighborhood Concerts.

 

Location: Lower Gallery

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Saturday, November 8, 10:00am to 3:00pm

Hey teens! Come play Minecraft and inhabit the world of the Hunger Games as you take part in this game jam where you will be a citizen of the Capitol or District 12. Play, negotiate, communicate, and collaborate with your team to keep your health and stay in the game. 

 

The event is free but space is limited, so please RSVP here. For more information, contact Global Kids Inc. at hungercraft@globalkids.org or call (212) 226-0130.

 

Location: The Bronx Museum of the Arts Media Lab

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Saturday, November 8, 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Avery Corman, author of the novels Kramer vs. Kramer and The Old Neighborhood, joins us for the next program in our Back in the Bronx series. Corman will share stories and anecdotes, and will screen his film My Old Neighborhood Remembered: A Memoir, detailing his experience growing up in the Bronx. Lunch by David Greco’s Arthur Avenue Caterers is included with your ticket purchase.
 
 
Free admission for Bronx Museum members; $10 lunch for non-members.
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Friday, November 14, 6:30pm to 9:00pm

Bronx Stories aims to challenge stereotypes about the Bronx and provide a platform for voices from the community while encouraging deeper engagement with the arts. Welcoming storytellers, poets, and musicians, the event culminates with an open-mic portion during which audience members perform their own short stories, poems, or songs.

 

Free admission and bar (donations suggested)

Location: 2nd floor North Wing and galleries
 

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Friday, November 14 to Thursday, January 15

The Bronx Museum launches a holiday pop-up shop in collaboration with Puerto Rican fair trade retailer, Concalma The Store, featuring accessories, t-shirts, books, organic coffee, and home goods, as well as Concalma’s iconic handbags. Don’t miss the chance to purchase unique, fair trade gifts for your friends and family.

 

The pop-up shop offers a unique opportunity for shopping fair trade Puerto Rican designer goods this holiday season.

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