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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 27, 2019 to September 1, 2019

It has been a long tradition among philosophers and writers to praise uselessness as a means to stress the importance of spiritual activities and creations without clear functional aims. Aristotle, for one, established early on that knowledge was valuable in itself, not for providing practical utility—a notion frequently forgotten today. To praise inutility, thus, has been a reaction to the materialistic values promoted by capitalist society, which has been criticized for its lack of moral and spiritual values. 

 

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March 6, 2019 to July 21, 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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Image courtesy of The Moth
POSTPONED
Due to unforeseen circumstances, The Moth StorySLAM scheduled for July 26th has been postponed. If you already bought tickets, they will be refunded. Please allow 5-7 business days for the refund to come through. If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact the moth HERE
 
We apologize for any inconvenience this might cause.
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Friday, July 26, 2019 7:00 - 10:00PM

The Bronx Museum of the Arts invites you to Comic Culture Prime: Hot Blood, an adults only  program that will feature a dark workshop on creating horror and suspense in comics. 

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Alvin Baltrop, "Untitled (Portrait of Marsha P. Johnson)", n.d. Silver gelatin print. Private Collection
Wednesday August 7 6:00PM - 9:00PM

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 The Life and Times of Alvin Baltrop.

RSVP Here >

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Saturday, August 10th, 1:00 - 4:00PM

Spend Saturday afternoon celebrating art, summer, and sustainability at the Bronx Museum of the Arts! Explore our exhibit Useless: Machines for Dreaming, Thinking, and Seeing through family activities that (re)use everyday materials to create new works of art.

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Saturday, August 24, 2019, 11:00AM - 12:00PM

Discover the Grand Concourse's rich history through its Art Deco architecture and design from the 1920s and 30s with the Art Deco Society of New York expert and Bronx historian Sam Goodman.