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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


Wednesday  |  June 3rd  |  5:00-9:00pm
Longwood Art Gallery @ Hostos
for the opening reception of

Freddy Rodríguez: My Geometries 1970-2002

June 3 - August 5, 2015

This solo exhibition of work by painter Freddy Rodríguez (b.1945, Santiago, Dominican Republic) features his exploration of geometric abstractions through his hard-edged paintings and drawings executed over nearly four decades. Guest Curator: Rocio Aranda-Alvarado. RSVP here.


returns on June 3, 2015

cJune 3rd Trolley Night Venues
Longwood Art Gallery @ Hostos
Bronx Museum of the Arts

Pregones Theater

Bronx Documentary Center

Bronx River Art Center @ BronxArtSpace

WallWorks Gallery

Click here for details.

Sat  |  June 27  | 2:00-3:30pm  | Morris Park Library

Audience Development Two-Part Workshop
with Ron Kavaugh

Part 1: Defining and Targeting to Your Project’s Audience

Part 2: Using Social Media to Market Your Project

Morris Park Public Library  | 985 Morris Park Avenue

Ron Kavanaugh is the social media coordinator for the Bronx Museum of the Arts as well as executive director of the Literary Freedom Project, a non-profit arts organization that supports the literary arts through education, creative thinking, and new media. At the Bronx Museum of the Arts  he manages the Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Vine, Tumblr, & Pinterest accounts. Flyer.

Admission is Free, but please RSVP.

Questions? Contact Sabrina at 718-931/9500 x35 or

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...

Bronx Contributors to the Bronx Memoir Project, Volume 1 Anthology proudly display their published works at the recent book release party at Longwood Art Gallery @ Hostos.

2015 BRIO Awards Presentation
Wed | June 10 | Longwod Art Gallery @ Hostos
BCA invites you to join us on Wednesday, June 10th as we recognize 25 new BRIO winners for artistic excellence at the 2015 BRIO award presentation at Longwood Art Gallery @ Hostos. The event marks the 26th anniversary of BCA and BRIO celebrating artistic excellence in the Bronx since 1989. BRIO winners, past and present, are invited to socialize and network while welcoming the 2015 BRIO Winners into the fold. Admission is free and all are welcome. Please RSVP here.
2014 BRIO Winner Nahshon D. Ratcliff
to read at May 30th Bronx Book Fair

2014 BRIO winner Nahshon D. Ratcliff will be reading a portion of his nonfiction manuscript Shooting Range, his 2014 BRIO submission, during the 5:00-5:55pm segment of the fair. Shooting Range is a story for survivors of violent crimes. Nahshon, currently fundraising for the short film version of the story, is happy to announce that he was accepted into 2015’s VONA/Voices of Our Nation Arts Foundation writing workshop for writers of color in Miami, Florida.

Upcoming BCA Funded Projects

Saturday  |  May 30  |  12:00-3:00pm

Underneath the Accent of my Skin
Hostos Community College

Saturday  |  May 30  |  1:00-3:00pm

CommuniTea Andrew Freedman Home

Saturday  |  June 6  | 12:00-4:00pm

Bronx River Flotilla & Fish Festival

Hunts Point Riverside Park

Sunday  |  June 7  |  5:00pm

Concert: Piano Trio Church of Mediator

Sunday  |  June 14  |  2:00pm

Millennium Dance Co. Recital
Hostos Community College

May 2015 BCA Grants News


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Fri | June 19 | 6:00pm
Longwood Art Gallery @ Hostos

Bobby Gonzalez:
“Columbus, the Pilgrims and Other Terrorists”

Bobby González, nationally-known multicultural motivational speaker, storyteller and poet, draws on his Native American (Taino) and Latino (Puerto Rican) roots to offer a unique repertoire of discourses, readings and performances that celebrates his indigenous heritage. 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

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