Monday, February 27, 2017
Membership and Special Events

On Monday, February 27, 2017 The Bronx Museum of the Arts will celebrate its annual benefit and auction, Get Down and AIM High at The Conrad New York in Lower Manhattan. Proceeds from the event help support the Bronx Museum.

Deadline: March 1, 2017 at 6:00pm

The Bronx Museum of the Arts’ Dance and Visual Arts Collaborative Residency Program (BxMA Co-Lab) is a six-month dance residency at The Bronx Museum of the Arts for a dancer to develop a new work or work-in-progress together with a visual artist utilizing the Museum’s performance and rehearsal spaces.


Application available here


Wednesday, March 1st, 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Hop off The Bronx Trolley at the Bronx Museum for a celebration of Women’s History Month with La Reina Del Barrio, Rhina Valentin! During the event Rhina will award four powerful women with the NYC Mother’s Flo – Women in Film and Media Award for effortlessly balancing career and family. The night will be filmed for broadcast on her new television series, COLORS OF RHINA. Presented in collaboration with COLORS OF RHINA.

Free admission

Tickets available on Eventbrite

Friday, March 3rd, 11:00am - Friend Members and above
Membership and Special Events

The Bronx Museum invites you to a private tour of The Armory Show on Friday, March 3, 2017 at 11AM. Holly Block, Executive Director and Claudia Calirman, Associate Professor of Art History at John Jay College (CUNY) will guide the group through a select group of notable galleries featuring Contemporary and Modern Art.


Space is limited and please RSVP to Allison Grandy at or 718-681-6000, ext.174 no later than Monday, February 20.


Sunday, March 5, 3:00pm to 5:00pm, Member tour at 2:00pm
Membership and Special Events

The Board of Trustees of the Bronx Museum of the Arts, the Museum
Chairperson Joseph Mizzi, and Executive Director Holly Block cordially
invite you to attend the opening of our Spring Season.




2:00pm:  Bronx Museum Members tour of The Neighbors by guest curator Sofía Hernández Chong Cuy. RSVP for tour to or call 718-681-6000, ext. 120.


3:00pm:  Performance of Volver, Volver by Irvin Morazan in the North Wing Gallery. Morazan is an artist in the exhibition The Neighbors, part three: Love Thy Neighbor


3:15pm: Join the Bronx Museum’s Executive Director Holly Block and Museo Nacional curator Aylet Ojeda for a tour of Wild Noise / Ruido Salvaje. Tour begins in the North Wing Lobby.


4:00pm: Performance by Bronx Museum Artist Resident Humberto Díaz in the South Wing Galleries.  Díaz's  work will be showcased in Wild Noise / Ruido Salvaje.


4:30pm: Live music by Melvis Santa & Ellas-Son and interactive dancing by Lorenz Latin Dance Studio 


Free admission and cash bar

Caribbean cocktail provided by Port Morris Distillery


Friday, March 10, 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Bronx Stories

Celebrate Women’s History Month at an evening of storytelling, poetry and music inspired by the Bronx and the works of art on view at the Bronx Museum.  Make your voice heard in our open mic!


Hosted by Maria Aponte and featuring visual artist Francheska Alcantara, poet Peggy Robles-Alvarado, and storyteller Robin Bady.


Free admission and cash bar

Saturday, March 11, 3:00pm to 4:30pm

Book signing with author, Bronxite, and Founder and President of Latino Sports &, Julio Pabón of his book Knockout: Fidel Castro visits the South Bronx.

Friday, March 17th, 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Create mosaics and drink beer with Bronx-based artists Jorge Valdes and Anthony Matulis. Valdes and Matulis will lead participants in an evening of art-making based on their vibrant, community mosaic projects and the artwork on view.

This event is SOLD OUT.


To RSVP for the waitlist email or 718-681-6000, ext. 135.


Free admission and cash bar

Friday, March 24, 6:00pm to 10:00pm
First Fridays

Kicking off the 18th Annual Havana Film Festival New York, the Bronx Museum and the Hostos Center for Arts & Culture will co-host a screening of Playing Lecuona, a musical travelogue and tribute to the internationally acclaimed Cuban pianist and piano composer, Ernesto Lecuona. Special performance by Gerardo Contino y Los Habaneros. Music by DJ ASHO.


There will be a shuttle bus that will be scheduled to pick people up at the Bronx Museum and take them to Hostos Center for Arts & Culture.

5:30pm  at The Bronx Museum of the Arts, 1040 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY 10456 To drop off the Hostos Center for Arts & Culture, 450 Grand Concourse, Bronx, New York 10451

6:30pm at The Bronx Museum of the Arts, 1040 Grand Concourse To drop off the Hostos Center for Arts & Culture, 450 Grand Concourse, Bronx, New York 10451


Location: The Hostos Center for Arts & Culture, 450 Grand Concourse, Bronx, New York 10451


Tickets are free but reservations are required. Click here or call (718) 518-4455 for tickets. Limit four per person.


6:00 PM | Reception
Longwood Art Gallery @ Hostos

7:00 PM | Film Screening of Playing Lecuona

Repertory Theater

8:30 PM | Musical Performance

by Gerardo Contino y Los Habaneros. Music by DJ ASHO.

Thursday, March 30th, 11:00am to 3:00pm

The Bronx Museum of the Arts cordially invites guests 55 and older to the Summer Senior Luncheon. Join us for a delightful afternoon with free tours of the Museum’s exhibitions, live entertainment by Just Nuts, and lunch with friends, all free of charge.


Free admission. RSVP required to or 718-681-6000, ext. 135.

Produced in collaboration with Jay Mac Productions.

Public Programs are made possible by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the Mertz Gilmore Foundation. Senior Programs are generously supported by The Malka Fund and City Council Member Vanessa L. Gibson.

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