June at the Bronx Museum of the Arts

All events are FREE ADMISSION unless otherwise noted. Public Programs are subject to change. View the latest schedule at www.bronxmuseum.org/events.


rc_marcus_image_for_web_alternate0Wednesday, June 3

Readings & Conversations: Author Marcus Baram

5:30pm to 7:30pm

The Bronx Trolley: First Wednesdays Arts & Culture Tour stops at the Bronx Museum where author Marcus Baram reads excerpts from Gil Scott-Heron: Pieces of a Man, followed by a Q&A.

Free admission and bar (donations suggested)



Thursday, June 4

1040 Fitness! Salsa

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, Ashley Nicole of Lorenz Latin Dance Studio-Bronx will lead visitors through a salsa class.

Free admission and bar (donations suggested)



Friday, June 5

First Fridays! Bronx StorySLAM

7:00pm to 10:00pm

Join us for a Bronx StorySLAM in collaboration with The Moth. Arrive by 7pm for the opportunity to put your name in The Moth “hat” and take the stage. Register early for this popular and well-attended event!

$10 General Admission tickets will be available online Friday, May 22 on themoth.org. Seating is first come, first served. A limited number of tickets are available for FREE to guests with a Bronx address.



Thursday, June 11

1040 Fitness! Get Bodied

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, Yadira Suazo of Body By Yadi, will lead visitors through Get Bodied 2015, a strength-building total body workout.

Free admission and refreshments (donations suggested)



Friday, June 12

Bronx Stories: PRIDE

6:30pm to 9:00pm

What makes you proud? Join us for an evening of storytelling, poetry and music inspired by the Bronx, the works of art on view at the Museum, and the theme for the night: PRIDE.  Make your voice heard in our open mic. Hosted by Simply Rob and Monica Martinez. Performances by John “Chance” Acevedo, Vanessa Ferreira, and Marilyn Torres. Produced in collaboration with poet, author, and Bronx Museum Community Advisory Council member Monica Martinez and Tantalizing Productions.

Free admission and bar (donations suggested)



Sunday, June 14

The Bronx’s Main Street: Walking the Grand Concourse with Sam Goodman

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

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 on which the Bronx Museum is located. 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



Sunday, June 14

Bronx Lab

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Journalist David Gonzalez, co-editor of the New York Times Lens Blog, will lead an engaging lecture and photography workshop on documenting the South Bronx.

Free admission



Thursday, June 18

Arts in the Gardens: Screening of From Mambo To Hip Hop: A South Bronx Tale

7:30pm to 10:00pm, Target Community Garden, 1025 Anderson Avenue, Bronx, New York

Join us for an outdoor screening of From Mambo To Hip Hop: A South Bronx Tale. Henry Chalfant’s energetic documentary shows how the South Bronx was a cauldron of musical creativity from the 1940s through the 1970s. Music preceding the film by DJ Medina. Produced in collaboration with the New York Restoration Project. Film produced by Elena Martínez and Steve Zeitlin, directed by Henry Chalfant. 56 minutes.

Free admission



Tuesday, June 23

Bronx Museum Benefit Ballgame: New York Yankees vs. Philadelphia

Gates Open: 5:00PM; First Pitch: 7:05PM

Join fellow New York Yankees fans for a special Benefit Ballgame in a Party City Party Suite on the SAP Suite Level of Yankee Stadium. Each ticket includes unlimited food, beverages and spirits, as well as the opportunity to enjoy the private suite and seats overlooking the outfield. All proceeds from this Benefit Ballgame will support the Bronx Museum’s education programs. Tickets are $375 each ($250 of which is tax deductible). For additional information contact Allison Grandy at agrandy@bronxmuseum.org or 718-681-6000 x174. To purchase tickets please click here or download the reply form.


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