Hop on the trolley and enjoy attractions at some of the
hottest cultural spots along the lower Grand Concourse
Catch the trolley on the first Wednesday evening of each month (except January & September) 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

Stay tuned for our November 2nd Trolley Tour information!

Here was our October 5th Trolley Tour



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

October 5, 2016 | 5-9PM

OPENING RECEPTION - Fifth Bronx Latin American Art Biennial

Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture, in partnership with the Bronx Council on the Arts, is pleased to be participating in the.  Featured artists at Longwood include: Liliana Avalos (Perú),  Williams Carmona (Cuba), Scherezade García ( Dominican Republic), Patrick McGrath Muñiz (Puerto Rico),  Elsa Meléndez (Puerto Rico), José Morales, (Puerto Rico), Clara Morera (Cuba), Freddy Rodríguez (Dominican Republic), Nancy Saleme (Venezuela), Juan Sánchez (Puerto Rico), Ezequiel Taveras (Dominican Republic), Sandra Mack Valencia (Colombia).



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

October 5, 2016 | 5:30 – 7:30 – Free guided gallery tours


Art AIDS America

This summer The Bronx Museum of the Arts will present Art AIDS America, the first exhibition to examine the deep and ongoing influence of the AIDS crisis on American art and culture. The exhibition will feature more than 125 works in a wide range of media dating from 1981 to the present day, by artists including Félix González-Torres, Derek Jackson, Kia Labeija, Annie Leibovitz, Robert Mapplethorpe, and Martin Wong. The exhibition, on view from July 13 through October 23,2016,  is organized by the Tacoma Art Museum in partnership with The Bronx Museum of the Arts.


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

October 5, 2016 | 6-8pm

The 5th Bronx Latin American Art Biennial "I am one of those  people that..."
Jairo Alfonso, Hubert Caño, Franck de Las Mercedes, Manuel Bautista León, Carlos Mateu, Chiqui Mendoza, Horacio Molina, Victor Mora, Stephanie Mota, Bernardo Navarro, Aby Ruiz, SASHALYNILLO, and Zinthia Vazquez


The 5th Bronx Latin American Art Biennial: “I am one of those people who…” presents an evolution of styles and techniques practiced by contemporary Latin-American artists living in the Bronx and abroad. Artworks engage personal aspects of the artists’ philosophy and creation process as well as some of today’s social issues such as: migration, women’s rights, political conflicts, and discrimination.  This exhibition was curated by Alexis Mendoza and Luis Stephenberg

Haven SBX

128 Alexander Avenue, Bronx, NY, 10454 | (845) 729-5467

October 5, 2016 | 6:30 - 7:30

"Friends: Passed and Present" 

Curated by Barry Kostrinsky

A group exhibition featuring friends who have passed and are very much still present. As well as old and new friends. Though not a thematically driven show, many themes are present: Expressionism, outsider art, time, the figure, sex,  and more. Mediums include: painting, drawing, photography, ceramics, glass, poetry, found objects.... This is not a static show, new work will be added and others will rotate out fluidly throughout the exhibition. 

Artists include: 
Dan Asher, Anthony Haden-Guest, Bradley Hart, Jerome Lamaar (9J), Heide Hatry, Timothy Blum, Michelle Ross, Andy Golub,  Aurelija Cepulinskaite, Pablo Cano, Nina Seigenfeld, R. Douglass Rice, JC Rice, Adam Shultz, Steve Montgomery, Bing Lee, Al Bensusan, Matt Chmielarczyk, Luis Pagan, Romaro Richardson, Alex Jove, Reydi Garcia Gil, Chelsea Herron, Shannon Lange, Pablo Cano, Rhonda Dee, Kai Ladzinski, Barry Kostrinsky, Eric Doeringer, Marisol Diaz, Zimad, Krystyna Lyczywek, Larry Kleinman, Julie Harvey, Darcy Dahl , Charles Mayton, Bruce M Sherman, Anne Muldrow, Ruonan Yan and others. Performance at the opening reception on 9.17 included Poets and Musicians.


1125 Grand Concourse (btwn 166 & McClellan St.)  Bronx, NY 10456 | 718-410-6735

October 5, 2016 | 5:30 – 7:30





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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