Sunday, October 22, 2017, 11:00am-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 that’s also home to the Bronx Museum. Goodman visits key sites, provides a brief history of the Grand Concourse, and discusses the health issues impacting its communities.


Location: Meet at the Museum Lobby

Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 6:00pm-8:00pm

Join us for the opening reception for Angel Otero: Elegies, organized by Christian Viveros-Faune.

Friday, October 27, 2017, 7:00pm-10:00pm

Join us for a Bronx StorySLAM hosted by The Moth. Arrive by 7pm for the opportunity to put your name in The Moth “hat”. At 7:30pm ten names are picked, and one by one, storytellers take the stage to tell a five minute story around a theme. In this case, the concept of a “roof”, inspired by Bronx Museum’s exhibiting artist Heidi Lau.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017, 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Hop off The Bronx Trolley at the Bronx Museum for a free, guided tour of our current exhibitions.

Friday, November 3, 2017, 6:00pm to 10:00pm

Carnegie Hall comes to the Bronx! Join us for a special evening of performances by Plena Libre.


Performance begins promptly at 7:30pm.

Kids activity table and gallery tours start at 6:00pm.


Plena Libre performances are thrilling showcases, with hand drummers pounding out mesmerizing beats, raucous horns raising the roof, and swirling and soaring three-part vocal harmonies. Masters of the traditional Puerto Rican plena and bomba styles, Plena Libre fuses these traditions with modern Afro-Caribbean influences to put a new and always electrifying spin on this scintillating music. 

Sunday, November 5, 2017, 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Join musicians Mimi Jones and ArcoIris Sandoval, creators of The D.O.M.E. Experience for a jazz chamber orchestra production, including live dance and cinematography, inspired by social and environmental topics.


Proceeds will help support countries recently affected by natural disasters.


RSVP through Eventbrite - $10 Admission

Friday, November 10, 2017, 7:00pm to 10:00pm

A Performa 17 Commission Presented in Collaboration with The Bronx Museum of the Arts.


Zanele Muholi, a Cape Town-based artist and visual activist, explores the struggles of the LGBTQI community through music, performance and discussions

Saturday, November 11, 2017, 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Fom the streets of the South Bronx to the center ring of the Greatest Show on Earth, the world-renown stars of The King Charles Troupe will perform and share personal anecdotes about their rise to international success from their South Bronx beginnings.


The Back in the Bronx series celebrates the long legacy of talent that has emerged out of the Bronx. 

Sunday, November 12, 2017, 2:00pm - 6:00pm
Membership and Special Events

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


1:00PM: Bronx Museum Members tour of Gordon Matta-Clark: Anarchitect
4:00PM: Performance by Momo Ishiguro

RSVP for tour to or call 718.681.6000 ext. 174

Saturday, November 25, 2017, 11:00am to 6:00pm

Through panels, workshops, and a screening of the 13th, this conference provides a space to explore “unforgivable blackness,” and the way recent social movements such as Black Lives Matter can be used to connect and strengthen communities.

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