The Bronx Museum officially opens on Wednesday, September 9th! The museum will remain free and open to the public, but visitors must reserve timed tickets in advance and follow all safety guidelines. The museum will be operating at reduced capacity with limited ticketing and entry every 30 minutes. Their new hours will be Wednesday to Sunday from 1pm to 6pm until further notice. Visitors can reserve tickets at www.bronxmuseum.com.
FAMILY WORKSHOP Imagine the Bronx Museum Friday, July 29th, 1:30pm – 3:00pm The Bronx Museum of the Arts is planning a renovation. Before design begins, we want to hear what you love about the Bronx Museum and what you want to see in its future. Please join us for a family art workshop led by Architect Monica Ponce de Leon. Families will learn about architecture and design through creative
Now slated to open in 2018, the Bronx Children’s Museum needs your feedback! Take the survey here. $50 Target gift cards are being raffled off to random participants as a bonus. The survey closes Friday July 1st. Take the survey here.
CommuniTea Time Wednesday, May 4, 4:00pm to 7:00pm Bronx-based artist Michele Brody presents CommuniTea, a performance series featuring a shared tea service during which participants share loose-leaf tea with the artist and relate their stories, memories, thoughts, poems, and reflections, to be transcribed onto repurposed tea stained paper filters. In conjunction with the artist’s exhibition Reflections in Tea, on view at the Bronx Museum through May 29. Bronx Trolley Night Wednesday,
LUNAR NEW YEAR CELEBRATION: YEAR OF THE MONKEY Saturday, February 20, 2:00pm to 4:00pm Celebrate this popular Chinese holiday with costumed folk dances and authentic music, presented by the New York Chinese Cultural Center. Free admission and refreshments (donations suggested) Location: Lower Gallery 2:00pm – Hands-on youth paper cutting and calligraphy activities 3:00pm – Performances begin Produced in collaboration with the New York Chinese Cultural Center.
BX200 VIRTUAL STUDIOS Thursday, October 15, 6:30pm to 9:00pm Join us for the fourth installment of BX200 Virtual Artist Studios, featuring projected images by six of the BX200 artists, discussion, and Q&A in a relaxed atmosphere. CLOSING PARTY AND CATALOGUE SIGNING: ¡PRESENTE! THE YOUNG LORDS IN NEW YORK Friday, October 16, 6:00pm to 8:00pm Come have a last look at the popular ¡Presente! The Young Lords in New York exhibition,
All events are FREE ADMISSION unless otherwise noted. Public Programs are subject to change. View the latest schedule at www.bronxmuseum.org/events. Wednesday, 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)
Friday, May 1, 6:00pm to 10:00pm First Fridays! Dance Four extraordinary artists from Soledad Barrio and Noche Flamenca will perform traditional flamenco presenting a range of comedy, joy, and sadness through dance. Artist and choreographer Nia Love will perform her new project entitled Recognize, an exploration of interpersonal relationships, with her young son, virtuoso drummer Kojo Roney. Saturday, May 2, 1:00pm to 4:00pm Family Affair: Spring Fever Welcome spring’s long
On May 21, The Bronx Museum of the Arts kicks off its unprecedented exchange with Cuba’s El Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes de La Habana (MNBA) with a major exhibition in Havana, Wild Noise: Artwork from The Bronx Museum of the Arts, featuring over 90 works by more than 50 artists from The Bronx Museum’s permanent collection. The Bronx Museum of the Arts and El Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes
WHAT: Follow Jane Austen on her travels through Regency England with cultural historian Lorella Brocklesby In this illustrated talk, you’ll discover the historic places and country houses Austen visited in Bath; theaters she enjoyed in London; the Georgian hotel that still exists in Southhampton where she celebrated a birthday; and more. Ms. Brocklesby teaches at NYU and Parsons and lectures widely. A reception will take place after the presentation.
Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education, the first charitable organization to serve the Latino Community in New York, is proud to present CASITA MARIA: 80 YEARS OF INSPIRING THE FUTURE, an exhibition that celebrates Casita’s 80th anniversary through the life stories and achievements of ten of its most distinguished alumni. From its origins in El Barrio, East Harlem in 1934 up until today in the South Bronx, Casita
Many places you visit nowadays offer membership options. Depending on how many times you plan to visit in a year, it often pays for itself in a few visits and has some great perks for you and your family. There are also some great programs and places that you should consider supporting in 2015. Must Haves The Bronx Zoo If you have young children, this one is a given. With just