Events

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Thursday, July 27, 6:00pm to 8:00pm

The Board of Trustees of The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Chairperson Joseph Mizzi, and Executive Director Holly Block cordially invite you to attend the opening of our Summer Season Open House.

 

5:00PM: Bronx Museum Members tour of current exhibitions.

 

RSVP for tour to membership@bronxmuseum.org or call 718.681.6000 ext. 174.

 

 

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Wednesday, August 2, 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Join us at the Bronx Museum for a free, guided tour and Q & A with exhibiting artist Ivan Velez.

 

Location: North Wing Lobby
 

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Friday, August 4, 6:00pm - 10:00pm

Join us for an evening of happenings by select AIM Artists. Music by DJ Asho

 

This event is held in conjunction with Bronx Calling: The Fourth AIM Biennial.

 

Performances throughout the Museum.

 

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Sunday, August 13, 11:00pm to 12:00pm

Bronx native Sam Goodman, an urban planner in the Office of the Bronx Borough President, will lead a tour of the Grand Concourse, the borough’s major thoroughfare that’s also the home of the Bronx Museum.

 

Location: Meet at 11:00am in the Bronx Museum North Wing Lobby
Free admission; No RSVP required
 

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Sunday, August 20, 12:00pm to 4:00pm

Get ready to Boogie! On Sundays August 20, September 10 the center lanes of the Grand Concourse from 162nd Street to 170th Street will be closed to cars and open to a world of fun with free music, art and fitness programs hosted by organizations from the Bronx and beyond.

Free admission

¡Prepárate para el Boogie! Los domingos 25 de junio, 23 de julio, 20 de agosto y 10 de septiembre los carriles centrales del Grand Concourse, desde la calle 162 hasta la calle 170, estarán cerrados a la circulación vehicular y abiertos a un mundo de diversión a programas de música, arte y ejercicio gratuitos auspiciados por organizaciones dentro y fuera del Bronx.

Gratis

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Friday, August 25, 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Join us for a Bronx StorySLAM hosted by The Moth. Arrive by 7pm for the opportunity to put your name in The Moth “hat.”  At 7:30pm names are picked, and one by one, storytellers take the stage to tell a five minute story about the theme of the evening "ORIGINS". Of the ten featured storytellers, one winner is chosen.

 

Prepare a five-minute story about beginnings. Lightbulbs illuminating, shells cracking, cocoons giving way to metamorphosis. Transitions and transformations. Bring us your tales of catalysts big and small, from puberty to graduations or first crushes to experiments. The impetus, the springboard, your back story. Like every hero, we know you started somewhere.

 

Tickets are $10 and will be available two weeks prior to the event. Please check back for details.

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Saturday, August 26, 3:00pm to 6:00pm

Enjoy the last days of summer with an afternoon of family art-making activities in the outdoors. Recommended for children ages 4 to 12 with parent/guardian.

 

Location: Willis Avenue Community Garden, 401 E 143rd St.

 

Pre-register tinyurl.com/FAAug2017

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Saturday, August 26, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Join us for some music in the sun with Lady Moon & the Eclipse.

 

Location: Willis Ave Community Garden, 401 E 143rd St. 

 

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Sunday, September 10, 12:00pm to 4:00pm

Get ready to Boogie! On Sunday, September 10 the center lanes of the Grand Concourse from 162nd Street to 170th Street will be closed to cars and open to a world of fun with free music, art and fitness programs hosted by organizations from the Bronx and beyond.

Free admission

¡Prepárate para el Boogie! Los domingos 10 de septiembre los carriles centrales del Grand Concourse, desde la calle 162 hasta la calle 170, estarán cerrados a la circulación vehicular y abiertos a un mundo de diversión a programas de música, arte y ejercicio gratuitos auspiciados por organizaciones dentro y fuera del Bronx.

Gratis

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Saturday, September 16, 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Can photography change how we see our surroundings? What comprises a beautiful photograph? How can photography and history interrelate?

 

Join RIPA's selected 2017 FLOW artist Rose DeSiano to address these questions, and take some photographs of your own! We'll meet on 103rd Street Footbridge at 2:00pm to learn about this year's FLOW art pieces, discuss some of Randall's Island's history, and talk about photographic composition and story-telling. Bring your camera or camera phone (RIPA will also offer a few Polaroid cameras to borrow for the event) and spend the afternoon capturing Island images that you can take home with you. We hope you'll return throughout the year to continue your photographic journey on Randall's Island.


Free admission. All ages welcome!

 

The FLOW art series is planned in conjunction with the Randall's Island Park Alliance, the Bronx Museum and the New York Department of Parks and Recreation.

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Saturday, October 21, 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Can photography change how we see our surroundings? What comprises a beautiful photograph? How can photography and history interrelate?

Join RIPA's selected 2017 FLOW artist Rose DeSiano to address these questions, and take some photographs of your own! We'll meet on Randall's Island Connector at 2:00pm to learn about this year's FLOW art pieces, discuss some of Randall's Island's history, and talk about photographic composition and story-telling. Bring your camera or camera phone (RIPA will also offer a few Polaroid cameras to borrow for the event) and spend the afternoon capturing Island images that you can take home with you. We hope you'll return throughout the year to continue your photographic journey on Randall's Island.

Free admission.  All ages welcome!

The FLOW art series is planned in conjunction with the Randall's Island Park Alliance, the Bronx Museum and the New York Department of Parks and Recreation.