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
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)
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
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)