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Bronx Museum of the Arts1040 Grand ConcourseBronx, New York 10456T: 718-681-6000
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Current Exhibitions

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March 6, 2019 to July 22, 2019

Widely regarded as a pioneer of video art, peter campus creates complex installations that engage and amuse, while leading the viewer in a journey of discovery and self-awareness. From the early closed-circuit video installations he began making in 1971 to the more recent work, campus’ entire oeuvre deals with processes of perception and vision, exploiting the specific characteristics of both the electronic and the digital image. His work provides a unique experience for the visitor, who activates the work while exploring their own image.

 

 

Events

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Wednesday, March 27, 2019, 6:00pm - 8:00pm

The Board of Trustees of The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Chairperson Joseph Mizzi, and Executive Director Deborah Cullen cordially invite you to attend the opening of Useless: Machines for Dreaming, Thinking, and Seeing, organized by Gerardo Mosquera.

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March 27, 2019 to April 8, 2019

On Monday, April 8, 2019, we will celebrate the museum with our annual gala. The silent and live auctions will raise funds needed to continue free admission to our internationally recognized exhibitions and educational programming. 

 

The Bronx Museum of the Arts is the only contemporary arts museum in NYC that is free 100% of the time. Through free admissions we encourage diversity and inclusivity and access to award winning exhibitions, educational and public programs.  

 

Support the museum by bidding on works by Sanford Biggers, Loie Hollowell, Marilyn Minter, Eddie Martinez, Arcmanoro Niles, Angel Otero, Teresita Fernández, KAWS, and more!

 

Click here to preview and bid on works in the silent and live auctions. Bidding for the auction will close on Monday, April 8th at 10:00pm ET.  

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Courtesy of The Moth
Friday, March 29, 2019, 7:00 - 10:00PM

The Moth StorySLAMs are open-mic storytelling competitions open to anyone with a five-minute story to share on the night’s theme, WALLS, inspired by peter campus: video ergo sum, on view at the Bronx Museum from March 6 - July 22, 2019. $15 tickets are available on The Moth's website. Click HERE to register. 

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Nightly - 11:57PM to Midnight Through March 31, 2019

A special screening of peter campus’ Head of a Sad Young Woman, 1976-77, will be on view in Times Square from 11:57PM to midnight every night through the month of March. The display is part of the Midnight Moment exhibition program organized by the Times Square Alliance.

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2019 Art For Justice Gala and Art Auction
Monday, April 8, 2019, 6:30 - 10:30PM

The Bronx Museum of the Arts will hold its annual benefit and auction on Monday, April 8, 2019 at 6:30pm in Capitale on the Lower East Side. All proceeds enable the Museum to continue offering free public programs, Free Admission, internationally recognized exhibitions, and arts education programs to over 16,000 Bronx youth each year. Contact gala@bronxmuseum.org or 718-681-6000 x 174 for more information or purchase tickets HERE

 

To view pictures from the prior gala, please click here.

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Saturday, April 13, 2019, 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Discover how art can stir our dreams and inspire us to do the impossible! Explore curious machines and immersive video art during an afternoon of art-making activities based on our exhibitions peter campus: video ergo sum and Useless: Machines for Dreaming, Thinking, and Seeing.