October at the Bronx Museum of the Arts

The Bronx Trolley – Readings & Conversations

Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 5:30 to 7:30pm

Readings & Conversations

Hop off The Bronx Trolley at the Bronx Museum and hear Lonnie Harrington discuss his book Both Sides of the Water: Essays on African-Native American Interactions. Situating cross-cultural interactions in their historical, social, and political contexts, Both Sides of the Waterexamines the relationship between indigenous people of the Western Hemisphere and people of African descent.


Free admission and bar (donations suggested)

Location: North Wing Lobby



First Fridays! Urban Evolution

Friday, October 3, 2014, 6:00pm to 10:00pm

Urban Evolution lives again! Bronx Museum Community Advisory Council member MiRi Park, aka b-girl Seoulsonyk, brings the ultimate loft performance party to the Bronx. Born 12 years ago in SoHo, Urban Evolution welcomes contemporary dancers, hoofers, b-girls, and New York Hustlers, and will showcase a variety of dance styles with something for everyone to enjoy. Produced in collaboration with the Bronx Museum Community Advisory Council.


DJ: Ron Paizley


Performances by:

Michelle Dorrance + Ephrat Asherie

Darrin Wright

Nia Love

Cebo & Next Generation

Sal Rentas and NY Hustle dancers
Free admission and bar (donations suggested)
Location: Lower Gallery



Family Affair: Art in the Marketplace

Saturday, October 4, 2014, 1:00 to 4:00pm

Family Affairs

What is the marketplace? Is it more than just a place to buy and sell goods? Explore the role of art in the marketplace by creating artwork inspired by Terence Gower’s Superpuesto, a temporary pavilion commissioned by the Bronx Museum of the Arts in collaboration with the Andrew Freedman Home for Beyond the Supersquare.

Come join us for an afternoon filled with activities for the entire family! Free for children 12 and under with parent(s) or guardian.

Pre-register to skip the line!

¡Arte en el Mercado!
¿Qué es el mercado? ¿Es más que un lugar para comprar y vender cosas? Explore cual es el papel del arte en el mercado mediante la creación de obras de arte inspiradas por
Superpuesto de Terence Gower, un pabellón temporal comisionado por el Museo de Arte del Bronx, en colaboración con el Andrew Freedman Home para Beyond the SuperSquare.

Disfrute de una tarde llena de actividades artísticas para la familia. Gratis para niños menores de 12 años que vayan acompañados por un adulto.

Pre-registro para evitar filas:


Open House New York

Saturday, October 11 and Sunday, October 12, 2:00pm tour each day

For Open House New York, a Bronx Museum Artist Educator will also offer guests a short tour of our Beyond the Supersquare exhibition, which explores the indelible influence of Latin American and Caribbean modernist architecture on contemporary art; our award-winning 16,000 sq. ft. North Wing designed by Arquitectonica; and SuperPuesto, a temporary pavilion by Terence Gower commissioned by The Bronx Museum of the Arts in collaboration with the Andrew Freedman Home for Beyond the Supersquare.

Free admission



Fall Senior Luncheon

Wednesday, October 15, 11:00 am to 3:00 pm

The Bronx Museum of the Arts cordially invites guests 55 and older to the Fall 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.

This event is free but space is very limited, so please RSVP with Miriam D. Tabb by October 1 at 718-681-6000, ext. 135 ormtabb@bronxmuseum.org. You must leave your phone number with your RSVP.


Free admission
Location: Lower Gallery



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