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October 3 - December 5, 2018

 

Exhibition Runs: October 3 - December 5

Six Bronx artists envision alternate futures through collaborative installations that provocatively and poetically challenge their audiences. Each project simultaneously draws on rich and varied art, activist, and cultural histories to search for something beyond itself - whether in relation to economies of generosity and exchange, practical information about immigration rights, or complex conversations about cultural heritage.

                                               Participating Artists:

                        Alicia Grullon, Blanka Amezkua, Fran Ilich

              Francheska Alcantara, Walter Cruz, Yelaine Rodriguez

                             

                               Curator: Amanda McDonald Crowley

                                                   

                                                 Public Programs:

                                Diego de la Vega Coffee Coop Activations

                                      October 17, 31 & November 28, 2018

Fran and Gaby will be hosting the Diego de la Vega Experimental Economies and Finance research group every other week on Wednesdays: October 17, 31 and November 28 from 5 - 7pm. On October 31 they will also be screening the film "Love and Labor" and filmmakers Stephanie Andreou and Sarah Keeling will be present.


Closing Reception + Networking Event

Wednesday, December 5 | 5:30pm-8:30pm

FREE Programs for Youth: Tuesdays through Fridays

For information contact: (718) 518-6728 | longwood@bronxarts.org


MORE PUBLIC PROGRAMS WILL BE ANNOUNCED SOON

                                                 

                                                       

                                       Longwood Art Gallery @ Hostos

                                   450 Grand Concourse, Room C-190

                                                   Bronx, NY 10451

                                                        

                                           




Bronx Council on the Arts is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council; New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature; Arts Midwest and the National Endowment for the Arts; and City Council members Andrew Cohen and Mark Gjonaj. Also supported in part by the Booth Ferris Foundation, New Yankee Stadium Community Benefits Fund, Hispanic Federation, the City of New York, and the Department of Youth and Community Development. Special thanks to Hostos Community College and the Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture for their support. 

 

Gallery Location:

On the campus of
Hostos Community College
450 Grand Concourse, Room C-190

(at 149th Street)
Bronx, NY 10451

Phone: 718-518-6728

E-mail:

longwood@bronxarts.org

2018 Fall/Winter Gallery Hours:

Tuesday-Friday - 1pm - 7pm

Closed: Monday, Saturday, Sunday

Longwood Art Gallery is currently closed. It will reopen on October 3,2018.

Directions:

Hostos is easily accessible by the 2, 4, and 5 IRT Trains.

Click here for detailed directions.

Longwood Art Gallery @ Hostos is wheelchair accessible

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Longwood Arts Project is the Bronx Council on the Arts’ contemporary visual art center supporting artists and their work, especially those from underrepresented groups such as women, the LGBT community and artists of color through exhibitions and public programming.


Longwood Art Gallery @ Hostos, one of NYC’s oldest and longest running progressive alternative spaces, presents solo and group exhibitions in various media, and interdisciplinary projects that connect artists, communities and ideas within and beyond the Bronx.

Longwood's Project Room was created in 1991 to focus on Bronx and Bronx-based artists who present solo and experimental projects that aim to address issues of politics of identity, class, gender and urban and popular culture.



Longwood Supporters

Longwood Arts Project receives support from the National Endowment for the Arts, NYC Department of Cultural Affairs, NYS Council on the Arts, Lambent Foundation Fund of Tides Foundation, Lily Achincloss Foundation, Inc.,  Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture, NYC Council Members Fernando Cabrera, Andrew Cohen, Melissa Mark-Viverito, James Vacca, the Bronx Delegation, and BCA members.
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Special thanks to Hostos Community College and the Center for the Arts & Culture for their generous support of the exhibition program.

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