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Sunday, July 12, 11:00am to 2:00pm

Explore the history of the Young Lords party by bike! Join Boogie Down Rides, a Bronx based bicycling and art collective for a ride from the South Bronx to the Lower East Side visiting important sites that animate the story of the Young Lords Party.

 

Bring your own bike; helmets recommended.

 

Free admission; RSVP required - please register here
Location: Meet at 11am in the North Wing Lobby of the Bronx Museum

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Photo Credit: Maximo Colón, "Untitled," c. 1970. Courtesy of Maximo Colón
Wednesday, July 15, 6:00pm to 9:00pm

The Board of Trustees of The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Chairperson Laura Blanco, and Executive Director Holly Block cordially invite you to attend the opening of our summer open house.


6pm: Bronx Museum Members tour of ¡Presente! The Young Lords in New York with curators Johanna Fernández and Yasmin Ramírez. RSVP for member tour only to agrandy@bronxmuseum.org or call 718-681-6000, ext. 174.

 

Music by DJ Drift Raft


Free admission and bar (donations suggested)

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Sunday, July 19, 11:00am to 12:30pm

Bronx native Sam Goodman, an urban planner in the Office of the Bronx Borough President, will lead a tour of the Grand Concourse, the borough's major thoroughfare on which the Bronx Museum is located. Cohosted by Transportation Alternatives and the Bronx Museum.

 

Free admission; No RSVP required
Meet at 11:00am in the Bronx Museum North Wing Lobby

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Photo credit: Michael Abramson
Thursday, July 23, 6:30pm to 9:00pm
1040 Lounge

"Women of the Young Lords: The Revolution within the Revolution"

 

In conjunction with the exhibition ¡Presente! The Young Lords in New York, this panel will address the significance of the struggle of women within the Young Lords, and will consider the relationship between the organization’s overarching goals and women’s equality. Hosted by Johanna Fernández, with panelists Iris Morales, Denise Oliver, Olguie Robles, Gloria Rodriguez, and Minerva Solla.

 

RSVP required; Free admission and bar (donations suggested)

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Sundays, August 2, 12:00pm to 4:00pm

Celebrate summer in the Bronx with three pedestrian Sundays on the Grand Concourse between 161st and 167th Streets. The center lanes will be closed to cars and open to a world of fun, with free music, activities and programs hosted by art/cultural, civic, health organizations and artists.

 

Check back soon for more information!

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Wednesday, August 5, 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Readings & Conversations

The Bronx Trolley: First Wednesdays Arts & Culture Tour stops at the Bronx Museum where artist Danny Simmons will discuss his new book, The Brown Beatnik Tomes, which presents a collection of prose and paintings from the artist and entrepreneur. 

 

Free admission and bar (donations suggested)

Location: North Wing Lobby

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Friday, August 7, 6:00pm to 10:00pm
First Fridays

Grab a blanket and join us for a free, outdoor screening of the films Cuban Roots/Bronx Stories by Pam Sporn, Courtesy Third World Newsreel and Major Leagues? by Ernesto Pérez Zambrano, Courtesy Icarus Films. Special performance by Chino Pons and Grupo Irek. Music by DJ Asho. Produced in collaboration with the African Film Festival and Asho Productions.

 

Free admission

Location: Joyce Kilmer Park, Grand Concourse between E 161 Street and E 164 Street
Rain Location: The Bronx Museum of the Arts, 2nd floor North Wing

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Sunday, August 9, 12:00pm to 4:00pm

Celebrate summer in the Bronx with three pedestrian Sundays on the Grand Concourse between 161st and 167th Streets. The center lanes will be closed to cars and open to a world of fun, with free music, activities and programs hosted by art/cultural, civic, health organizations and artists.

Check back soon for more information!

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Thursday, August 13, 6:30pm to 9:00pm
1040 Lounge

What is the future of the Boulevard of Dreams? Join artists, activists, and advocates for the Grand Concourse for a community visioning session. Learn about ongoing efforts to improve walkability and bikeability and share your own ideas to make the Grand Concourse safer and more enjoyable for everyone. Presented in collaboration with Transportation Alternatives.

 

Free admission

Location: North Wing Lobby

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Sunday, August 16, 12:00pm to 4:00pm

Celebrate summer in the Bronx with three pedestrian Sundays on the Grand Concourse between 161st and 167th Streets. The center lanes will be closed to cars and open to a world of fun, with free music, activities and programs hosted by art/cultural, civic, health organizations and artists.

 

Check back soon for more information!

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Wednesday, August 26, 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, and lunch with friends, all free of charge.

 

Free admission; RSVP required. Please email layala@bronxmuseum.org or call (718) 681-6000 ext. 173 to reserve your place for this popular event!

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