Saturday, January 28, 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Learn about the creative process and engage with the artists at the first open studio for the Co-Lab Residency. Choreographer Jasmine Hearn and visual artist Kameelah Rasheed will discuss their unique practices and share new collaborative work that will be launched on May 2017.

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

Hop off The Bronx Trolley: First Wednesdays Arts & Culture Tour at the Bronx Museum for a free guided tour of the exhibitions with a Museum teaching artist.

Friday, February 3, 6:00pm to 10:00pm; Concert Begins at 7:30pm

Carnegie Hall comes to the Bronx! Join us for a special performance by Brown Rice Family, a high-energy, nine-member ensemble that combines an eclectic mix of musical infl uences that encompass reggae, hip-hop, Brazilian, Afrobeat, jazz, rock, Latin, and funk. With members hailing from all over the world, Brown Rice Family draws on its diverse backgrounds to create a colorful, rhythm-driven, and highly danceable sound.


Concert begins at 7:30pm

Tuesday, February 7, 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Have you participated in Bronx Stories, Back in the Bronx or Boogie on the Boulevard? If so, we’d love to hear from you! Come tell us about your favorite programs from the past years, and what programming you’d like to see in the future at BxMA. We look forward to seeing you soon! 

Refreshments and snacks will be served.


Please RSVP via Eventbrite here.

Friday, February 10th, 7:00 to 10:00pm

Revel in dance, community, and urban artistry with It’s Showtime NYC (IST)! Celebrating New York City street culture, IST provides performance and professional development opportunities to street and subway dancers as a legal alternative to dancing in subway cars. It’s Showtime NYC performers will showcase dance styles and open the floor for all guests to join.


FREE, all ages, backgrounds and skill levels are welcome. Presented by Dancing in the Streets, It’s Showtime NYC, and The Bronx Museum for the Arts.

Wednesday, February 15, 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Did you hear that The Bronx Museum of the Arts is expanding? While construction is underway, the Museum will be offering programming offsite. In this exciting time, we want to hear from you.


• Where would you like to see programs?
• What kinds of programs would you like to attend?
• Which partners should BxMA seek out?


Come to our community meeting and share your thoughts. We look forward to seeing you soon!


Free admission. Refreshments and snacks will be served.


Please RSVP via Eventbrite here.

Friday, February, 17, 6:00 to 8:00pm

On the South Bronx Waterfront documents artist Linda Cunningham creating the 24 foot wide, collaged, canvas artwork currently on view in the Bronx Museum lobby entitled South Bronx Waterfront Sagas. The artwork depicts the existing state of the abandoned, inaccessible Mott Haven and Port Morris areas of the South Bronx waterfront. The film explores the social and political issues driving the artist, and considers the relationship between the artist and her surroundings. Du Pasquier became enamored of the Bronx when she was commissioned by French / German TV station ARTE to produce a film about the Bronx in 2010.

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 art auction, Get Down and AIM High at The Conrad New York in Lower Manhattan. Proceeds from the event help support the Bronx Museum.

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.


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

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 performance 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 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.


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.

Saturday, April 22, 10:00am to 5:00pm

The Bronx Museum of the Arts welcomes the Black Speculative Arts Movement (BSAM) 2017 Convention, #BSAMFUTURISMO2017BSAM is an annual Afrofuturism, black comics, film, and arts convention held throughout the United States and abroad.


BSAM encompasses different positions or basis of inquiry: Afrofuturism, Astro Blackness, Afro-Surrealism, Ethno Gothic, Black Digital Humanities, Black (Afro-future female or African Centered) Science Fiction, The Black Fantastic, Magical Realism, and The Esoteric. BSAM conventions include live performances, seminars, classes, hands on workshops, a full international film festival via MECCAcon, plays, sales of comics, art, and artisan creators, and much more. Students are welcome to submit proposals to participate.


BSAM annual conventions were co-founded by associate professor and chair of the Humanities department at Harris-Stowe State University, Reynaldo Anderson, and founder of Midwest Ethnic Convention for Comics and Arts (MECCA), Maia Crown Williams.

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

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

Co-Lab is an interdisciplinary residency program intended to deepen local exposure to dance, celebrate the borough’s storied legacy with the 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.

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