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You can catch the trolley on the first Wednesday evening of each month (except January & September or unless otherwise noted, we will keep you posted) at Longwood Art Gallery @ Hostos, on the campus of Hostos Community College at 450 Grand Concourse. The trolley departs at 5:30, 6:30, and 7:30pm for other venues in the South Bronx Cultural Corridor. The trolley ride and admission to participating venues along its route are FREE. The Bronx Culture Trolley vehicle is wheelchair accessible.

Directions: Hostos Community College is located at 450 Grand Concourse near 149th Street in the Bronx. Take the 2, 4 & 5 trains or Bx1, Bx19 buses to Grand Concourse and 149 Street. More detailed directions.

Group Reservations: Call 718-931-9500 x33 or e-mail




450 Grand Concourse 149th Street | 718-518-6728

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 | 5-9PM

"On Noir"Artist Tour and Conversation

The film noir genre began with black-and-white mystery and crime films produced in the 1940s and 1950s. Femme fatales, doomed heroes, and cynical detectives were featured, utilizing artificial lighting, nocturnal and stormy scenes, as well as voiced-over narration. This style moved beyond its cinematic origins to include crime fiction, graphic novels and other story forms that relate fear, treason and imminent danger. 

Visual artists Carey Clark, Jayson Keeling, Jeanette May and Jaime Permuth will discuss the stories behind their photographs, which are featured in Noir: Defining the Melodrama, and how they relate to the over-arching themes of the noir style that unites this groundbreaking exhibit as a whole. BCA's Longwood Arts Project Director and Curator Juanita Lanzo will moderate the discussion.



1040 Grand Concourse 165th Street | 718-681-6000

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 | 5:30pm to 7:30pm

BRONX TROLLEY NIGHT featuring Rhina Valentin

Hop off The Bronx Trolley at the Bronx Museum for a celebration of Women’s History Month with La Reina Del Barrio, Rhina Valentin! During the event Rhina will award four powerful women with the NYC Mother’s Flo – Women in Film and Media Award for effortlessly balancing career and family. The night will be filmed for broadcast on her new television series, COLORS OF RHINA. Presented in collaboration with COLORS OF RHINA.


305 East 140th Street Bronx NY 10454 | 718-401-8144

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 | 6:30pm

BLACK FOLK presents:  Reclaimed Rage; Resistance Curatorial Conversation
Curated by Dalaeja Foreman


Working in photography, sculpture and painting the artists featured in Reclaimed Rage; Resistance reassess our perception of Black rage and its place in public discourse. Artists include Francheska Alcantara, Clara Lenor Cruz, Jonathan Gardenhire, Cheyenne Julien, William "MIlo" Matthieu, Shani Peters, Shellyne Rodriguez, Adrienne Rose, Anthony J. Thomas. The exhibition will include a special library for viewers to sit and reflect on texts about resistance..


1125 Grand Concourse (btwn 166 & McClellan Sts.) Bronx, NY 10456

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 | 6– 8pm FREE

The Next Generation of Bronx Photographers: Opening Reception

En Foco, one of New York metropolitan area’s leading arts organizations and supporters of photographers of color, proudly announces its upcoming exhibition, The Next Generation of Bronx Photographers at the Andrew Freedman Home in the Executive Ballroom. The exhibition highlights five Bronx-based photographers beginning Friday, February 24th, 2017.

The artists are Melanie Gonzalez, Renell Medrano, Abigail Montes, Osjua Newton, and Gloria Zapata. The exhibition is curated by Marisol Diaz and is on view through Friday, March 24, 2017.


The Bronx Council on the Arts thanks Bronx Tourism Council, Barefoot Wines & Bubbly, Capital One Bank, Crown Trophy of the Bronx, En Foco, Fox Networks, MAS Marketing & Advertising Solutions, Montefiore Medical Center, the Throgg's Neck Merchants Association, and Wellcare for supplying the give-aways for our Bronx Culture Trolley nights.

A Special Thanks to our Funders and Supporters

The Bronx Trolley First Wednesday Arts & Culture Tour, a program of the Bronx Council on the Arts and the Bronx Tourism Council, is made possible with funding from the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs, NYS Council on the Arts, the Lambent Foundation Fund of Tides Foundation, Lily Auchincloss Foundation, Inc., Hostos Community College, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., NYC Council Members Fernando Cabrera, Andrew Cohen, Melissa Mark-Viverito and James Vacca and the Bronx Delegation of the City Council.



FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION about the The Bronx Trolley: Arts & Culture Tour, email or call 718-931-9500 x33

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