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Friday, May 1, 6:00pm to 10:00pm
First Fridays

Join us for a night of flamenco puro and contemporary dance. Four extraordinary artists from Soledad Barrio and Noche Flamenca will perform traditional flamenco presenting a range of comedy, joy, and sadness through dance. Artist and choreographer Nia Love will perform her new project entitled Recognize, an exploration of interpersonal relationships, with her young son, virtuoso drummer Kojo Roney.

 

Free admission and bar (donations suggested)

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Saturday, May 2, 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Family Affairs

Welcome spring’s long-awaited arrival at The Bronx Museum of the Arts! Explore healthy living and contemporary art through art activities and tours of our current exhibitions Three Photographers from the Bronx and Cuba Libre! Special guest workshop from the Bronx Children's Museum.

 

Free for children 12 and under with parent/guardian.

 

Pre-register to skip the line http://goo.gl/txVtbo

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Saturday, May 2, 11:00am to 12:30pm

As part of Jane’s Walk Weekend—a series of free guided tours held each year in memory of urban activist Jane Jacobs—Bronx native Sam Goodman, an urban planner in the Office of the Bronx Borough President, will lead a tour of the Grand Concourse. While visiting key sites along this major thoroughfare, Goodman will provide a brief history of the Grand Concourse and explain the development of its diverse neighborhoods and communities. 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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Wednesday, May 6, 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Readings & Conversations

The Bronx Trolley: First Wednesdays Arts & Culture Tour stops at the Bronx Museum where author Julian Voloj will discuss his graphic novel Ghetto Brother: Warrior to Peacemaker with Benjamin Melendez, the protagonist of the book, as well as Joseph Mpa, a former Black Panther activist.
 

Free admission and bar (donations suggested)

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Thursday, May 7, 1:00pm to 8:00pm
1040 Lounge

The Bronx Museum partners with The Bronx Writers Center at the Bronx Council on the Arts and the PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature to host two workshops for writers followed by a panel of noted African writers in conversation about the importance of elders in life and art. Gain insights into Festival authors’ inspiration and methods, and take away some fresh ideas for your own writing. Co-sponsored by Cultural Services of the French Embassy.

 

Free admission and bar (donations suggested)

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Thursday, May 7, 11:00am to 2:00pm

In honor of Senior Citizens Month, the Bronx Museum is offering FREE guided tours for seniors every Thursday in May. Bring your friends and enjoy fun and engaging conversations about the artwork on view in our galleries.

 

Free admission and refreshments

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Thursday, May 14, 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Warm up in series of five fitness classes at the Bronx Museum! Get a lesson on culture, movement, and style, and break a sweat while you’re at it. This week, Michelle González of Sweet Water Dance & Yoga, a Bronx studio located steps away from Yankee Stadium, will lead visitors through a low-intensity yoga class.

 

Free admission and refreshments

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Thursday, May 14, 11:00am to 2:00pm

In honor of Senior Citizens Month, the Bronx Museum is offering FREE guided tours for seniors every Thursday in May. Bring your friends and enjoy fun and engaging conversations about the artwork on view in our galleries.

Free admission and refreshments

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Saturday, May 16, 11:00am to 4:00pm

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. For teenagers, ages 14-19

 

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: Media Lab

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Monday, May 18, 11:00am to 4:00pm

The Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD) will host its sixth annual Art Museum Day on Monday, May 18. The Bronx Museum of the Arts is celebrating by providing full access to our four exhibition spaces and offering 20%-off memberships at all levels. As an added bonus, new members will also receive a complimentary Bronx Museum tote bag.

 

For details on membership click here.

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Thursday, May 21, 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Warm up in series of five fitness classes at the Bronx Museum! Get a lesson on culture, movement, and style, and break a sweat while you’re at it. This week, Kathryn Davis will lead visitors through "Meditation and Movement for Relaxation and Self-Healing" .

Free admission and refreshments

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Thursday, May 21, 11:00am to 2:00pm

In honor of Senior Citizens Month, the Bronx Museum is offering FREE guided tours for seniors every Thursday in May. Bring your friends and enjoy fun and engaging conversations about the artwork on view in our galleries.

 

Free admission and refreshments

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Thursday, May 28, 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Warm up in series of five fitness classes at the Bronx Museum! Get a lesson on culture, movement, and style, and break a sweat while you’re at it. This week, Bharati S. Kemraj of the Bharati Dance Academy is leading a Bollywood Blast dance class.

Free admission and refreshments

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Thursday, May 28, 11:00am to 2:00pm

In honor of Senior Citizens Month, the Bronx Museum is offering FREE guided tours for seniors every Thursday in May. Bring your friends and enjoy fun and engaging conversations about the artwork on view in our galleries.

Free admission and refreshments

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Saturday, May 30, 1:00pm to 3:00pm

FLOW.15 – this year's fifth annual exhibition – will be open to the public from May-November, and will feature new site-specific installations, all reflecting and encouraging interaction with the Park’s history and environment. Each year, FLOW features site specific projects by participants in the Bronx Museum’s Artists in the Marketplace (AIM) program for emerging artists.

 

This free public event will offer a range of interactions with the pieces and the artists. For more information visit flowartnyc.org.

Free admission

Location: Randall's Island

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