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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


Fri  |  May 22  |  6:00-8:00pm  | La Casa Azul Bookstore

Bronx Memoir Project with Charlie Vasquez

Join Bronx Writers Center Director Charlie Vázquez and some of the contributors of the breakthrough volume Bronx Memoir Project – Vol. 1 for this special presentation at New York City’s leading destination for Latino and people-of-color literature, La Casa Azul Bookstore. Copies of the recent anthology will be available for purchase. Come meet writers and get involved in the Bronx’s literary scene! Click here for more...

Upcoming at Longwood Art Gallery @ Hostos

Freddy Rodríguez:

My Geometries 1970-2002

On view June 3 - August 5, 2015

This solo exhibition of work by painter Freddy Rodríguez (b.1945, Santiago, Dominican Republic) features his exploration of geometric abstractions through his hard-edged paintings and drawings executed over nearly four decades. Guest Curator: Rocio Aranda-Alvarado.



returns on June 3, 2015

cJune 3rd Trolley Night Venues
Longwood Art Gallery @ Hostos
Bronx Museum of the Arts

Bronx Documentary Center

Bronx River Art Center @ BronxArtSpace

WallWorks Gallery

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Closing Reception for Lasting Legacies
at Longwood Art Gallery @ Hostos
May 6th's closing reception for Lasting Legacies and Dubbed: Lady K Fever was enjoyed by a fine crowd of gallery-goers, many of them hopping on the evening's special "Boogie Down" trolley to enjoy activities at other trolley night venues. Above: Lasting Legacies artist Olga Kitt (3rd from the left) chats with some attendees at the reception. Below (l. to r.) BCA Executive Director Deirdre Scott, artist Lady K Fever and BCA Deputy Director Ellen Pollan prepare to board the trolley.
2015 BRIO Awards Presentation
Wed | June 10 | Longwod Art Gallery @ Hostos

BCA invites you to join us on Wednesday, June 10th as we recognize 25 new BRIO winners for artistic excellence at the 2015 BRIO award presentation at Longwood Art Gallery @ Hostos. The event marks the 26th anniversary of BCA and BRIO celebrating artistic excellence in the Bronx since 1989. BRIO winners, past and present, are invited to socialize and network while welcoming the 2015 BRIO Winners into the fold. Admission is free and all are welcome. Please RSVP here.

Upcoming BCA Funded Projects

Friday  |  May 22  |  9:00-11:00am

Global Gupit Gupit: Endangered Species
Poe Visitor Center

Saturday  |  May 30  |  12:00-3:00pm

Underneath the Accent of my Skin
Hostos Community College

Saturday  |  May 30  |  12:00-6:00pm

Bronx Book Fair Bronx Library Center

Saturday  |  May 30  |  1:00-3:00pm

CommuniTea Andrew Freedman Home

Saturday  |  June 6  | 12:00-4:00pm

Bronx River Flotilla & Fish Festival

Hunts Point Riverside Park

Sunday  |  June 7  |  5:00pm

Concert: Piano Trio Church of Mediator

Sunday  |  June 14  |  2:00pm

Millennium Dance Co. Recital
Hostos Community College

May 2015 BCA Grants News


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Thurs | May 28 | 10:00 & 11:30am | Main Theater

Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture presents


Join us for Prokofiev’s classic children’s musical tale Peter and The Wolf, in an updated version created by the Imani Winds. As North America’s premier wind quintet, the Grammy-nominated Imani Winds has established itself as one of the most successful chamber music groups in the United States.10% discount for BCA BxCulturalCard holders. More...

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...

Bronx Contributors to the Bronx Memoir Project, Volume 1 Anthology proudly display their published works at the recent book release party at Longwood Art Gallery @ Hostos.
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. Click here for more

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