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Wednesday, May 3rd, 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Tours

Hop on The Bronx Trolley! Join our First Wednesdays Arts & Culture Tour at the Bronx Museum and enjoy a free guided discussion with artist Arlene Slavin of her exhibition Intersections currently on view in the Museum terrace. 

 

Location: North Wing Lobby & Galleries

Free admission and cash bar

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Matt Weinberger, Love You Too
Wednesday, May 3, 5:00pm to 7:00pm

The Bronx Museum Teen Council cordially invites you to attend the opening of Time: An exhibition of teen artwork organized by the Bronx Museum Teen Council. The exhibition features artworks by teen artists responding to the notion of time. 

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Thursday, May 4th, 1:00 to 3:00pm

The Bronx Museum is excited to bring back the CommuniTea Senior Thursdays during Older Americans Month. Join us every Thursday in May for a special presentation of CommuniTea.

 

During the four CommuniTea Senior Thursdays in 2017, Bronx-based artist Michele Brody will collaborate with Tea Consultant Jo-Ani Johnson and Chef Kareem Gonsalves to develop a unique pairing of organic SerendipiTea teas with exciting healthy dishes inspired by the extraordinary cultural mix of Bronx communities. The series is uniquely both cumulative and can exist as individual programs, should visitors only join for one event. All events will include a free tour of Museum exhibitions.

 

Free admission. All ages are welcome.
 

Senior Programs are generously supported by The Malka Fund and City Council Member Vanessa L. Gibson.  CommuniTea, is made possible, in part by The Bronx Council of the Arts and SerendipiTea.   Community and Public Programs are made possible by Booth Ferris Foundation, Con Edison, Institute of Museum and Library Services, Mertz Gilmore Foundation, New Yankee Stadium Community Benefits Fund with generous support of New York City Council Speaker Melissa-Mark Viverito and Council Member Annabel Palma.

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Friday, May 5th, 6:00pm to 10:00pm
First Fridays

Co-Lab is an interdisciplinary residency program intended to deepen local exposure to dance, celebrate the borough’s rich legacy with choreography, and foster connections to up-and-coming Bronx talent. The first BxMA Co-Lab dance resident Jasmine Hearn and visual artist Kameelah Rasheed will showcase their collaborative project from this inaugural six-month residency.

 

Free tours of the galleries from 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Children’s activity table from 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Free admission and cash bar

 

BxMA Co-Lab and First Fridays! Dance are generously supported by the Mertz Gilmore Foundation.

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Saturday, May 6th, 12:00pm to 4:00pm

Join the Randall’s Island Park Alliance and the Bronx Museum of the Arts for the grand opening of FLOW, our annual exhibition of outdoor art! Each year, FLOW features site-specific projects by participants in the Bronx Museum’s Artists in the Marketplace (AIM) program for emerging artists. Come meet this year’s featured artist Rose DeSiano and hear more about the inspirations and challenges in creating her unique series of works, Island of Empirical Data and Other Fabrications.

 

FLOW is open to the public from May to November 2017. Island of Empirical Data and Other Fabrications can be found at two key park sites: the touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge from Manhattan and the touchdown of the Randall’s Island Connector from the Bronx.

 

This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

 

Location: Randall's Island - Base of 103rd Street Bridge

 

Free admission. 


Artist in the Marketplace (AIM) is the Bronx Museum’s signature program offering professional development opportunities to emerging artists residing in the New York metropolitan area. 

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Saturday, May 6th, 1:30pm to 6:30pm

Find inspiration, meet fellow writers and artists, and learn new writing techniques at workshops. Hosted by the Bronx Council of the Arts' Bronx Writers Center and international authors as part of the PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature.

 

1:30pm to 3:30pm - Bronx Writers Center Workshop with Shani Mootoo
4:00pm to 6:00pm – Bronx Writers Center Workshop with Morgan Parker
 

Free admission

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Saturday, May 6th, 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Nancy Morejón fearlessly takes on ethnicity, gender, history, politics, Afro-Cuban identity, and the collision of cultures in the “New World” with her poetry. This reading and meet-the-poet talk with one of the first Cuban women to celebrate blackness in poetry will be set against the backdrop of the Bronx Museum’s Wild Noise/Ruido Salvaje exhibition, a survey of Cuban artists both on the island and abroad grappling with issues of identity, community, and the urban experience.

 

Free admission

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Sunday, May 7th, 11:00am to 12:30pm
Tours

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 and urban planner in the Office of the Bronx Borough President Sam Goodman 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.

Free admission; No RSVP Required

 

Meet at the Museum lobby at 11:00am.

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Gordon Matta-Clark, Walls, 1972
Tuesday, May 9th, 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Membership and Special Events

Please join the Director’s Circle at the home of Steven Greene and Bronx Museum Vice Chair Marilyn Greene for a reception, collection’s tour, and talk with Bronx Museum Director of Programs Sergio Bessa as he discusses the upcoming exhibition Gordon Matta-Clark: Anarchitect

 

Location: at the home of Steven and Marilyn Greene
Upper East Side
Address will be sent upon RSVP

 

RSVP to Allison Grandy by Friday, May 5
agrandy@bronxmuseum.org / 718-681-6000 x 174

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Thursday, May 11th, 1:00pm to 3:00pm

The Bronx Museum is excited to bring back the CommuniTea Senior Thursdays during Older Americans Month. Join us every Thursday in May for a special presentation of CommuniTea.

 

During the four CommuniTea Senior Thursdays in May  2017, Bronx-based artist Michele Brody will collaborate with Tea Consultant Jo-Ani Johnson and Chef Kareem Gonsalves to develop a unique pairing of organic SerendipiTea teas with exciting healthy dishes inspired by the extraordinary cultural mix of Bronx communities. The series is uniquely both cumulative and can exist as individual programs, should visitors only join for one event. All events will include a free tour of Museum exhibitions.

 

Free admission. All ages are welcome.
 

Senior Programs are generously supported by The Malka Fund and City Council Member Vanessa L. Gibson.  CommuniTea, is made possible, in part by The Bronx Council of the Arts and SerendipiTea.   Community and Public Programs are made possible by Booth Ferris Foundation, Con Edison, Institute of Museum and Library Services, Mertz Gilmore Foundation, New Yankee Stadium Community Benefits Fund with generous support of New York City Council Speaker Melissa-Mark Viverito and Council Member Annabel Palma.

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Saturday, May 13th, 11:00am to 12:30pm

Let the Hush Tours guide take you through the Bronx to reveal insight into the Cuban-American experience and its cultural impact, combining anecdotal gems with urban exploration the Hush Tours way.

 

Before you check out the Museum’s current Wild Noise/Ruido Salvaje exhibition highlighting the advance of contemporary Cuban art from the 1970’s to present day, let the Hush Tours team show you a slice of Cuban History, Bronx style. Our guide will take you through the Bronx and give incredible insight to the Cuban-American experience and its cultural impact, combining anecdotal gems with urban exploration the Hush Tours way.
 

Wild Noise/Ruido Salvaje is open at the Bronx Museum from February 17 to July 3rd. The Hush experiences are completely FREE and will be offered on a monthly basis in May, June, and July.

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Thursday, May 18th, 1:00pm to 3:00pm

The Bronx Museum is excited to bring back the CommuniTea Senior Thursdays during Older Americans Month. Join us every Thursday in May for a special presentation of CommuniTea.

 

During the four CommuniTea Senior Thursdays in 2017, Bronx-based artist Michele Brody will collaborate with Tea Consultant Jo-Ani Johnson and Chef Kareem Gonsalves to develop a unique pairing of organic SerendipiTea teas with exciting healthy dishes inspired by the extraordinary cultural mix of Bronx communities. The series is uniquely both cumulative and can exist as individual programs, should visitors only join for one event. All events will include a free tour of Museum exhibitions.

 

Free admission. All ages are welcome. 
 

Senior Programs are generously supported by The Malka Fund and City Council Member Vanessa L. Gibson.  CommuniTea, is made possible, in part by The Bronx Council of the Arts and SerendipiTea.   Community and Public Programs are made possible by Booth Ferris Foundation, Con Edison, Institute of Museum and Library Services, Mertz Gilmore Foundation, New Yankee Stadium Community Benefits Fund with generous support of New York City Council Speaker Melissa-Mark Viverito and Council Member Annabel Palma.

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Friday, May 19th, 7:00pm to 9:00pm

The Bronx Museum of the Arts is pleased to host the show and exhibition Arte y Moda, organized by the Bronx Museum and the Cuban Association of Artisans Artists (ACAA). Now in its 12th year, the show Arte y Moda presents designers who create pieces of experimental fashion using recycled and non-conventional materials such as newspapers, shower curtains and bicycle parts. Arte y Moda is traditionally held at the National Museum of Fine Arts in Havana, Cuba and will be presented at the Bronx Museum as part of the Wild Noise / Ruido Salvaje series of public programs. Celebrate with us as we welcome the esteemed Cuban designers of Arte y Moda for a night of original fashion.

 

Free admission.

 

Arte y Moda is made possible by a generous gift from Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center Health Care System.

 

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Paul Hodgson, Masquerade - Collection of Gregory Peterson
Tuesday, May 23rd, 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Membership and Special Events

The Bronx Museum of the Arts Trustee and Young Patrons Chair Eric Blair-Joannou invites you to join Young Patrons members and friends for a private collection tour at the apartment of collector Gregory Peterson.

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Thursday, May 25th, 1:00pm to 3:00pm

The Bronx Museum is excited to bring back the CommuniTea Senior Thursdays during Older Americans Month. Join us every Thursday in May for a special presentation of CommuniTea.

 

During the four CommuniTea Senior Thursdays in May  2017, Bronx-based artist Michele Brody will collaborate with Tea Consultant Jo-Ani Johnson and Chef Kareem Gonsalves to develop a unique pairing of organic SerendipiTea teas with exciting healthy dishes inspired by the extraordinary cultural mix of Bronx communities. The series is uniquely both cumulative and can exist as individual programs, should visitors only join for one event. All events will include a free tour of Museum exhibitions.

 

Free admission. All ages welcome.

 

Senior Programs are generously supported by The Malka Fund and City Council Member Vanessa L. Gibson.  CommuniTea, is made possible, in part by The Bronx Council of the Arts and SerendipiTea.   Community and Public Programs are made possible by Booth Ferris Foundation, Con Edison, Institute of Museum and Library Services, Mertz Gilmore Foundation, New Yankee Stadium Community Benefits Fund with generous support of New York City Council Speaker Melissa-Mark Viverito and Council Member Annabel Palma.

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Friday, June 2nd, 7:00pm to 10:00pm
First Fridays

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 names are picked, and one by one, storytellers take the stage to tell a five minute story about the theme of the evening. Of the ten featured storytellers, one winner is chosen.  The theme of the evening is BELONGING.

 

We have set aside a handful of complimentary tickets for Bronx residents. To RSVP email info@bronxmuseum.org.

 

$10 General admission tickets are available two weeks before the event. 

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Wednesday, June 7th, 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Tours

Hop on The Bronx Trolley at the Bronx Museum for a free, guided discussion with artist Daniel Hauben of his artwork Reflecting on the Familiar, which is currently on view in the Museum lobby.

 

Location: North Wing Lobby

Free admission and cash bar

 

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Sunday, June 11th, 11:00am to 12:30pm
Tours

As part of the celebration of the 75th Anniversary of Gracie Mansion and accompanying the exhibition New York 1942, Bronx native and urban planner in the Office of the Bronx Borough President Sam Goodman will lead a tour of the Grand Concourse. Goodman will provide a history of the Grand Concourse, highlighting the impact of the 1940’s, and explain the development of its diverse communities.

 

Meet at 11:00am in the Bronx Museum North Wing Lobby 

 

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Saturday, June 24th, 11:00am to 12:30pm
Tours

Before you check out the Museum’s current Wild Noise/Ruido Salvaje exhibition highlighting contemporary Cuban, let the Hush Tours team show you a slice of Cuban History, Bronx style. Our guide will take you through the Bronx and give incredible insight to the Cuban-American experience and its cultural impact, combining anecdotal gems with urban exploration the Hush Tours way.

 

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Saturday, June 24th, 3:00pm to 6:00pm
Family Affairs

Celebrate the start of summer with an afternoon of family art-making activities in the outdoors. Recommended for children ages 4 to 12 with parent/guardian.

 

Location: Target Bronx Community Garden, 1025 Anderson Avenue

 

Pre-register here

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Saturday, June 24th, 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Join us for some music in the sun with Andre Veloz Bachata.

 

Location: Target Bronx Community Garden,
1025 Anderson Ave., Highbridge

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Sunday, June 25th, 12:00pm to 4:00pm

Get ready to Boogie! On Sundays June 25, July 23, August 20, September 10 the center lanes of the Grand Concourse from 162nd Street to 170th Street will be closed to cars and open to a world of fun with free music, art and fitness programs hosted by organizations from the Bronx and beyond.

 

Free admission

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Sunday, July 23rd, 12:00pm to 4:00pm

Get ready to Boogie! On Sundays July 23, August 20, September 10 the center lanes of the Grand Concourse from 162nd Street to 170th Street will be closed to cars and open to a world of fun with free music, art and fitness programs hosted by organizations from the Bronx and beyond.

 

Free admission

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Sunday, August 20th, 12:00pm to 4:00pm

Get ready to Boogie! On Sundays August 20, September 10 the center lanes of the Grand Concourse from 162nd Street to 170th Street will be closed to cars and open to a world of fun with free music, art and fitness programs hosted by organizations from the Bronx and beyond.

 

Free admission

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Sunday, September 10th, 12:00pm to 4:00pm

Get ready to Boogie! On Sunday September 10 the center lanes of the Grand Concourse from 162nd Street to 170th Street will be closed to cars and open to a world of fun with free music, art and fitness programs hosted by organizations from the Bronx and beyond.

 

Free admission

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