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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.

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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. More


Wednesday, May 4th | 5-9pm







Lisa DuBois - "Empress Queen"       Eto Otitigbe - "Ascension"

Longwood Art Gallery @ Hostos

450 Grand Concourse, Rm C-190

Join us for the final panel discussion for BRONX:AFRICA

What is African Art Today?

Wednesday, May 4th | 5-9pm

Featuring: LeRonn P. Brooks, Curator; Atim Annette Oton, Curator of public programming; Eto Otitigbe, Polymedia Artist; and Lisa DuBois, Photographer

Come and enjoy!



Bronx Trolley First Wednesday Arts & Culture Tour
Wednesday May 4th | 5-9PM

Join us on May 4th for our


Trolley Tour featuring BCA's local Bronx artists!

We will also make stops at:

Longwood Art Gallery @ Hostos

Bronx Museum of the Arts



 Animal Skins by BRIO Artist Ruth Marshall

May 6th & 7th | 10am-5pm

May 6 & 7

10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Lecture @ 2:30p.m.


Morris Park Branch Library  

985 Morris Park Avenue

Bronx, NY 10462


Local artist Ruth Marshall, a Morris Park resident for fifteen years, shares her knitted animal pelts for public view and artist talks. Using the intricate method of intarsia and fair isle knitting she conducts research from museum and zoo collections to interpret the detailed patterns of nature. All of her knitted animal pelts are of selected individual skins, bringing to light the historical and current crisis of species loss through these animals’ stories.


"Daniel in the Lions Den"

performance by Penny Prince 2015 BRIO Winner

Saturday May 14th, 2016 | 11AM & 2:30PM

RSVP May 14 - 11AM
RSVP May 14 - 2:30PM

Bronx Library Center
310 E. Kingsbridge Rd.
Bronx NY 10458

Sat. May 14th, 2016 at 11AM & 2:30PM
2016 Community Arts Celebration

Congratulations to our

2016 Grantees!

BRONX:AFRICA Opens at Longwood Art Gallery @ Hostos
The BRONX:AFRICA exhibition enjoyed a successful opening this week with an intimate crowd who gathered for the February 2nd press preview/VIP reception (upper left) and hundreds of visitors kicked off the opening night reception on February 3rd (right). Some of the exhibiting artists stood proudly for their photo opp (bottom left) before the room filled up.

Pictured above left (l. to r.): Nontsikelelo Mutiti, Kenny Anderson, Elvira Clayton, Misra Walker, Osaretin Ugiagbe, Thurston Randall, Lisa DuBois, Dennis RedMoon Darkeem, Janet Goldner, Howard T. Cash, Imo Imeh, Eto Otigtibe, Ibou Ndoye, and Ijeoma D. Iheanacho. Photo: Marisol Diaz

On View at Longwood Art Gallery @ Hostos

Please join us for our current exhibition
BRONX:AFRICA on view Feb 3 - May 4, 2016


Events from #BronxAfrica Program Ambassadors:

Africa: In Fashion & Fabric
On View from May 06, 2016 – June 04, 2016
Bronx:Africa - Do you Know?....

The United Nations has declared the International Decade for People of African Descent - 2015 -2025

Over 200 million people identifying themselves as being of African descent live in the Americas. Many millions more live in other parts of the world, outside of the African continent. The promotion and protection of human rights of people of African descent has been a priority concern for the United Nations. 

Learn more here

Cultural Partner Event: Pen World Voices Festival !

Beyond Orientalism | May 2nd

Congressman Crowley Hosts 13th Annual Women’s History Month Celebration

Women Leaders from Queens, the Bronx Recognized for their Outstanding Contributions to Local Community. Rep. Joe Crowley is joined by (l. to r.) Bronx Council on the Arts Executive Director Deirdre Scott, Lt. Governor Kathy Hochul, High School for Arts and Business Principal Ana Zambrano-Burakov and Queens Borough Director of Immigrant and Intercultural Affairs, Susie Tanenbaum.
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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