CultureAID (Culture Active in Disasters) is a collaborative network of stakeholders and service providers committed to strengthening New York City’s cultural community – including artists and organizations – before, during, and after disasters through an organized communications system, as well as coordinated activities and services to the field. Learn more about CultureAID here.

BCA is on the steering committee of the Cultural Equity Group [CEG], an important city-wide advocacy alliance. Link to us on Facebook and get involved now. Cultural equity needs your voice.

Bronx Artist Documentary Project
The Bronx Artist Documentary Project is a borough-wide collaborative endeavor involving 30 Bronx photographers documenting 80 Bronx visual artists at work in their studios or other Bronx venues. The BXADP contains 272 full-color pages with an introduction by artist and eight-time BCA BRIO winner Daniel Hauben, a forward by photographer Mike Kamber and a special dedication to the Bronx Council on the Arts. The book is available for purchase online.

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


You're Invited to join us in Celebrating the 2016 BRIO Grantees!

Wednesday, June 1st | 6PM






Bronx Trolley First Wednesday Arts & Culture Tour
Wednesday June 1st | 5-9PM


Join us on June 1st for our
next First Wednesday Arts & Culture Tour

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!

Enjoy exhibitions at:

Longwood Art Gallery @ Hostos

Bronx Museum of the Arts


and more...

Stay tune for more information!

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).


Poetry Town Hall Tour at Poe!

Saturday  |  June 18  |  2:00-4:00pm

Poetry Town Hall Tour at Poe!

w/Poet Urayoán Noel and Angel Hernández

Poe Park Visitor Center

2640 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY 10458


Admission is free, but RSVP is required.

2016 Community Arts Celebration

Congratulations to our

2016 Grantees!

BRONX:AFRICA Opens at Longwood Art Gallery @ Hostos
The BRONX:AFRICA exhibition enjoyed a successful opening this week with an intimate crowd who gathered for the February 2nd press preview/VIP reception (upper left) and hundreds of visitors kicked off the opening night reception on February 3rd (right). Some of the exhibiting artists stood proudly for their photo opp (bottom left) before the room filled up.

Pictured above left (l. to r.): Nontsikelelo Mutiti, Kenny Anderson, Elvira Clayton, Misra Walker, Osaretin Ugiagbe, Thurston Randall, Lisa DuBois, Dennis RedMoon Darkeem, Janet Goldner, Howard T. Cash, Imo Imeh, Eto Otigtibe, Ibou Ndoye, and Ijeoma D. Iheanacho. Photo: Marisol Diaz

Congratulations to our 2016 BRIO Grantees
Recent Exhibition at Longwood Art Gallery @ Hostos

Please Click here for pictures from our most recent exhibition
BRONX:AFRICA which was on view Feb 3 - May 4, 2016


Events from #BronxAfrica Program Ambassadors:

Africa: In Fashion & Fabric
On View from May 06, 2016 – June 04, 2016
Bronx:Africa - Do you Know?....

The United Nations has declared the International Decade for People of African Descent - 2015 -2025

Over 200 million people identifying themselves as being of African descent live in the Americas. Many millions more live in other parts of the world, outside of the African continent. The promotion and protection of human rights of people of African descent has been a priority concern for the United Nations. 

Learn more here

Cultural Partner Event: Pen World Voices Festival !


Congressman Crowley Hosts 13th Annual Women’s History Month Celebration

Women Leaders from Queens, the Bronx Recognized for their Outstanding Contributions to Local Community. Rep. Joe Crowley is joined by (l. to r.) Bronx Council on the Arts Executive Director Deirdre Scott, Lt. Governor Kathy Hochul, High School for Arts and Business Principal Ana Zambrano-Burakov and Queens Borough Director of Immigrant and Intercultural Affairs, Susie Tanenbaum.
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. More

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