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BCA's BxCulturalCard
BCA’s BxCultural Card provides discounts and special offers to Bronx theaters, galleries, restaurants and other businesses. Get yours today at BCA and start enjoying the borough's wide range of arts and cultural attractions.

List of Participating Businesses

Start enjoying special offers and discounts at Bronx cultural institutions and businesses. The Card is great for Bronx residents, students and visitors. Or, become a participating business to use the Card as a great promotional tool.

Bronx House | Download their Program Catalogues here

Bronx Museum of the Arts | Upcoming Events

Bronx River Art Center | Teen Classes

Bronx Zoo | Upcoming Events

Just Nuts Music | Ongoing Performance Schedule

Lehman Center | Upcoming Events

Riverdale YM-YWHA | 2015-16 Calendar

Wave Hill | Upcoming Events



Fall 2015 Workshops begin September 19th!

Click here for fall schedule



BCA invites Bronx-based individual artists and nonprofit organizations to apply for 2016 project funding through the Artist for Community Grant, Arts Fund, and Community Arts Grant. Each grant program supports projects and activities between January 1st and December 31, 2016 that enable Bronx communities to experience and engage with the arts. Click here for more.

Upcoming Exhibition at

Longwood Art Gallery @ Hostos


OCTOBER 7, 2015 | 5-9pm

The late Nuyorican artist and Taller Boricua founding member Jorge Soto Sánchez (1947-1987) is honored in an exhibit featuring selected paintings, ink drawings, and mixed media, including versions of his best known work El velorio de Oller en nueva york. His distinctive iconography which blends African and pre-Columbian motifs, among other traditions, expresses the multiracial and multicultural composition of Puerto Rican identity.


returns on October 7, 2015
Bronx Stories |  Bronx Memories  |  Bronx Writers


The Bronx Memoir Project – Volume 1 is an unprecedented collection of over 50 Bronx memoir fragments, as penned by our very own residents, spanning various generations, continents, languages, cultures and themes.


Paperback books can be purchased at and as e-books for download for Kindle and Nook! Come meet the contributors! More...
Become a Bronx WritersCorps Teaching Artist
Bronx WritersCorps offers opportunities to write, publish, and perform. We work in partnership with Bronx sites during the academic year, programming both in- and after-school workshops. Sites include community-based organizations, shelters, and programs for incarcerated youth. Click here for more

BCA's Summer Hours
BCA's main office and Longwood Art Gallery @ Hostos are on a summer schedule and will be closed on Fridays for the remainder of the summer. The Gallery's summer hours are Mon, Tue & Thurs: 12:00-5:00pm.

The Bronx Council on the Arts, Longwood Art Gallery @ Hostos invites artists across all disciplines to submit work samples or proposals for our upcoming BRONX:AFRICA exhibition opening February 2016.

Choreographer, dancer, teacher and BCA BRIO Winner Davalois Fearon in The New York Times
Summer 2015 Grants News

The Fall of the Kings

A MBSCC and Walter Puryear Production

A black American heiress and her husband of Caribbean descent fight to sustain their family in the midst of economic and political disaster. Written/Directed by Mai Sennaar.

The Fall of the Kings

The Andrew Freedman Home

1125 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY 10452

Fri, Sat & Sun   |  Sep 4 thru Nov 1

Click here for ticket information.

BCA's Bronx WritersCorps takes
Sharp House Girls on Field Trip
The Bronx WritersCorps program took Sharp House girls group home on a field trip to Tuff City in the Bronx. Tuff City is a tattoo shop that also teaches the art of graffiti to kids in a positive way. The workshop was led by artist Bids. We would like to thank Tuff City for their support. Learn more about them at

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