Hop on the trolley and enjoy attractions at some of the
hottest cultural spots along the lower Grand Concourse
Catch the trolley on the first Wednesday evening of each month (except January & September) at Longwood Art Gallery @ Hostos, on the campus of Hostos Community College at 450 Grand Concourse. The trolley departs at 5:30, 6:30, and 7:30pm for other venues in the South Bronx Cultural Corridor. The trolley ride and admission to participating venues along its route are FREE. The Bronx Culture Trolley vehicle is wheelchair accessible.

Directions: Hostos Community College is located at 450 Grand Concourse near 149th Street in the Bronx. Take the 2, 4 & 5 trains or Bx1, Bx19 buses to Grand Concourse and 149 Street. More detailed directions.

Group Reservations: Call 718-931-9500 x33 or e-mail

Stay tuned for August 3rd Trolley Tour Information

coming soon!


450 Grand Concourse at 149th Street

Wednesday, July 6, 5:00-9:00pm

BRIO VI - Material, Culture + Conditions - Reception
BCA presents 2 years of Grantees in Visual Arts & Media

Features BRIO (Bronx Recognizes Its Own) 2014 & 2015 Awardees in Visual Arts and Media. This exhibition touches upon the current state of socio-economics, the environment and politics.  Artists include: Philip Bell, Yarisa Colón-Torres, Borinquen Gallo, Nigel Ho Sang, Heidi Johnson, Lisa Lebofsky, Ruth Marshall, Arnaldo Morales, Agnes Murray, Nelson Pena, Amy Pryor, Ignacio Soltero, Christy Speakman, Edwin Torres, Macdara (Uibh Aille) Vallely and Tammy Wofsey.  Mrs. Juanita Lanzo is the curator.


305 East 140th Street

Wednesday, July 6, 6:00pm-8:00pm

Charm & Vinegar Artist Talk

With charm and biting satire, these four artists use domestic materials to create critical and humorous work.  Charm & Vinegar features Liliana Avalos Mendoza who makes soft sculpture of household appliances and indigenous Peruvian imagery from original silk-screened fabric; Edith Isaac Rose who embroiders haunting political images; Cinnamon Willis who creates “melandollies” - dolls expressing undesirable feelings; and Ruth Marshall who hand knits textiles of endangered species.



1125 Grand Concourse

Wednesday, July 6, 6:00pm-7:00pm

The Andrew Freedman Home looks like it belongs in the hills outside Florence, Italy.  Instead, it was built on the Grand Concourse in the 1920’s to house the formerly rich.  Today it houses a Head Start program, senior programs, and serves as a gallery for local artists.


(5:30pm, 6:30pm and 7:30pm)

Get Ready for

Trolley Trivia!!!

Fun for the entire family.  Come and learn something about the South Bronx you didn't know. 

You could even leave with a prize if you are lucky!

Click here to send us a trivia question of your own about the South Bronx.

(Please provide your name, the trivia question and the trivia answer only.  There is no guarantee that your question will be asked.  If your question is asked, you can not answer the trivia question).

The Bronx Council on the Arts thanks Bronx Tourism Council, Barefoot Wines & Bubbly, Capital One Bank, Crown Trophy of the Bronx, En Foco, Fox Networks, MAS Marketing & Advertising Solutions, Montefiore Medical Center, the Throgg's Neck Merchants Association, and Wellcare for supplying the give-aways for our Bronx Culture Trolley nights.

A Special Thanks to our Funders and Supporters

The Bronx Trolley First Wednesday Arts & Culture Tour, a program of the Bronx Council on the Arts and the Bronx Tourism Council, is made possible with funding from the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs, NYS Council on the Arts, the Lambent Foundation Fund of Tides Foundation, Lily Auchincloss Foundation, Inc., Hostos Community College, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., NYC Council Members Fernando Cabrera, Andrew Cohen, Melissa Mark-Viverito and James Vacca and the Bronx Delegation of the City Council.



FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION about the The Bronx Trolley: Arts & Culture Tour, email or call 718-931-9500 x33

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