CultureAID (Culture Active in Disasters) is a collaborative network of stakeholders and service providers committed to strengthening New York City’s cultural community – including artists and organizations – before, during, and after disasters through an organized communications system, as well as coordinated activities and services to the field. Learn more about CultureAID here.

BCA is on the steering committee of the Cultural Equity Group [CEG], an important city-wide advocacy alliance. Link to us on Facebook and get involved now. Cultural equity needs your voice.

Bronx Artist Documentary Project
The Bronx Artist Documentary Project is a borough-wide collaborative endeavor involving 30 Bronx photographers documenting 80 Bronx visual artists at work in their studios or other Bronx venues. The BXADP contains 272 full-color pages with an introduction by artist and eight-time BCA BRIO winner Daniel Hauben, a forward by photographer Mike Kamber and a special dedication to the Bronx Council on the Arts. The book is available for purchase online.




How To Apply - General Grant Tips | All Grants

Saturday, June 10th | 1:00 - 2:30pm

Bronx Documentary Center

614 Courtlandt Ave, Bronx, NY 10451


How To Apply - Pre-Project Research: Knowing Your Community w/ Ivan Velez | Artist For Community

Tuesday, June 20th | 5:00 - 6:30pm

Soundview Library

660 Sound View Ave, Bronx, NY 10473



How To Apply- No Artist is an Island: Equitable Strategies for Meaningful Engagement w/ Shelleyne Rodriguez | Arts Fund

Thursday, June 29th | 5:00 - 6:30pm

NYCHA Gun Hill Community Center

745 Magenta St, Bronx, NY 10467



How To Apply- Artist to Artist, Proposal Tips w/ Barbara Purdy | Artist For Community

Saturday, July 8th | 1:00-2:30pm

Sedgwick Library

1701 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Bronx, NY 10453



Exhibition currently on view

Sovereign: Recent Works by Wanda Raimundi-Ortiz

On view through August 2, 2017


Recent Works by Wanda Raimundi-Ortiz

Curator: Juanita Lanzo, Kimberly Vaquedano-Rose 

Sovereign: Recent Works by Wanda Raimundi-Ortiz will feature drawings, photographs, and props created for her “Reinas/Queens” series, in which five allegorical self portraits depicting a royal archetype, deeply rooted in a personal trauma, fear, and anxieties.

Longwood Art Gallery @ Hostos

450 Grand Concourse, Rm C-190

Bronx, NY 10451

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First Wednesday Arts & Culture Trolley Tour!

June 7, 2017


Join us for our
next First Wednesday

Arts & Culture Trolley Tour!



June 7th!

Come enjoy these tour stops:

Stay tuned for locations.





Bronx Council on the Arts, NYC Department of Cultural Affairs, Department of Design and Construction, and Local Officials Break Ground on BCA@2700

Bronx, NY – Today the Bronx Council on the Arts was joined by NYC Cultural Affairs Commissioner Tom Finkelpearl, NYC Councilman James Vacca, Congressman Joseph Crowley, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., and other local officials to celebrate the start of construction on BCA@2700. BCA@2700 will serve as BCA’s new headquarters building, transforming a former JPMorgan Chase bank branch into a new cultural hub in the Westchester Square district of the Bronx. The gut renovation will update all infrastructure and services and convert the basement, 1st floor, and mezzanine into programmable spaces, including a multi-purpose room, classrooms, meeting rooms, and administrative offices. The project is expected to be completed in late 2017.

“BCA is working to build a new, dynamic HQ that will serve our growing borough and beyond,” said Charles Rice-Gonzalez, BCA’s board chairman.

Congratulations to our 2017 BRIO Grantees


Are you interested in making a difference in arts funding in the Bronx?  Do you want 2017 to be about support for Bronx Artists and Communities?

The Bronx Council on the Arts (BCA) seeks artists, arts professionals, and nonprofit and community based organization leaders to serve as panelists for our 2017 grant cycle.

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...


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