July at the Bronx Museum of the Arts

YL_Bike_Ride_for_Web4BRONX LAB IN COLLABORATION WITH BOOGIE DOWN RIDES

Sunday, July 12, 11:00am to 2:00pm

Explore the history of the Young Lords party by bike! Join Boogie Down Rides, a Bronx based bicycling and art collective for a ride from the South Bronx to the Lower East Side visiting important sites that animate the story of the Young Lords Party.

Bring your own bike; helmets recommended.

Free admission; RSVP required – please register here

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

 

OPEN HOUSE

Wednesday, July 15, 6:00pm to 9:00pm

The Board of Trustees of The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Chairperson Laura Blanco, and Executive Director Holly Block cordially invite you to attend the opening of our summer open house.

6pm: Bronx Museum Members tour of ¡Presente! The Young Lords in New York with curators Johanna Fernández and Yasmin Ramírez. RSVP for member tour only to [email protected] or call 718-681-6000, ext. 174.

Also on view: Bronx Calling: The Third AIM Biennial, an exhibition featuring works from 72 emerging artists from the Artist in the Marketplace (AIM) program

Free admission and bar (donations suggested)

 

THE BRONX’S MAIN STREET: WALKING THE GRAND CONCOURSE WITH SAM GOODMAN

Sunday, July 19, 11:00am to 12:30pm

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. Cohosted by Transportation Alternatives and the Bronx Museum.

Free admission; No RSVP required

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

 

1040 LOUNGE: WOMEN OF THE YOUNG LORDS

Thursday, July 23, 6:30pm to 9:00pm

“Women of the Young Lords: The Revolution within the Revolution”

In conjunction with the exhibition ¡Presente! The Young Lords in New York, this panel will address the significance of the struggle of women within the Young Lords, and will consider the relationship between the organization’s overarching goals and women’s equality. Hosted by Johanna Fernández, with panelists Iris Morales, Denise Oliver, Olguie Robles, Gloria Rodriguez, and Minerva Solla.

RSVP required; Free admission and bar (donations suggested)

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