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Upcoming Bronx Writers Center Workshop

Wednesday  |  April 1  |  5:30-7:30pm

Bronx Museum of the Arts In conjunction with that evening's Bronx Trolley 1st Wed Arts & Culture Tour

Readings & Conversations with Bronx Writers Center Director Charlie Vazquez from BCA's Bronx Memoir Project, an unprecedented collection of over 50 fragments of Bronx memoirs, as penned by the borough's residents, spanning generations, continents, languages, cultures and themes. Flyer.



returns on April 1, 2015


Trolley Night Venues include

Longwood Art Gallery @ Hostos
Bronx Museum of the Arts

BxArts Factory @ Andrew Freedman Home
Bronx River Art Center @ BronxArtSpace
WallWorks Gallery

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On view through May 6th

LASTING LEGACIES highlights the work of four dynamic elder artists from BCA’s Creating A Living Legacy (CALL) Program: Ellsworth Ausby, Xenobia Bailey, Honey Kassoy, and Olga Kitt (pictured clockwise).. This exhibition features their sculptures, paintings, graffiti and textile art.

BCA CALL is an outgrowth of the Joan Mitchell Foundation CALL program that connects elder artists with BCA-trained Legacy Specialists who teach CALL artists how to document and archive their life’s work.

At the Longwood Art Gallery @ Hostos for
Lasting Legacies and Dubbed Lady K Fever

Dubbed: Lady K Fever, an installation by Lady K Fever (Kathleena Howie) and curated by Bronx artist and 2013 BCA BRIO winner Laura Napier, is a fresh, innovative installation ─ the artist’s first solo NYC exhibition.

Working in the Gallery’s Project Room during the days prior to her opening, Lady K Fever will remix her own work, layering graffiti vernacular, drawings, paintings on plexiglass and cardboard, razor wire, transparencies, found objects, and selfies with her signature abstract expressive flora and botanicals.

in Westchester Square


Saturday  April 18, 2015  |  12:30-3:00pm
Huntington Free Library  |   9 Westchester Square

Admission is free!  All are welcome!

Be part of Laura’s imaginary world of color, fantastic creatures and fun characters.

Using watercolor, block print, acrylics and ink, she recycles anything possible and transforms it into art, and she will show you how to do the same.

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"Recycle Art" Workshop
at Huntington Free Library

Artists of all ages show off their work at our March "Recycle Art" workshop at Westchester Square's Huntington Free Library with artist/photographer Star Nigro. Star showed them cool and clever ways to make their own little masterpieces that they were clearly proud to display. A good time with wonderful keepsake take-aways were enjoyed by all!


Join Bronx Council on the Arts as we honor our

2015 grantees and their funded cultural projects!

Wednesday | April 8 | 5:30pm

Longwood Art Galley @ Hostos

Grantees will be honored from the 2015

Arts Fund Grant

Community Arts Grant (CAG)

Artists for Community Grant (AFC)

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2015 Food & Arts Festival

The 2015 Food & Arts Festival is being held on Sunday, May 17th, from 12:00 noon to 6:00 pm, and all Bronx-based Artists & Arts Groups are invited to take part in this Grand Finale of Bronx Week 2015. Exhibit and sell your work to thousands of Bronxites and visitors who will gather for the borough’s annual celebration of pride. Reservation form here.

Thursday  |  April 23  |  7:30pm  |  Main Theater

Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture

PLENA LIBRE in Concert

The four-time Grammy nominated 12-piece ensemble from Puerto Rico returns to Hostos Center to perform their own unique, high-energy blend of bomba, plena & Caribbean grooves including salsa, merengue, mambo and more.10% discount for BCA BxCulturalCard holders. Click here for more.

MYX’DMEDIA Collective is now accepting submissions for our upcoming spring exhibit at the Hamilton Landmark Gallery. We are looking for work across all artistic disciplines (visual art, spoken word, culinary, fashion, etc.) that focuses on erotica, nudes and ideas of fetishization. Stay tuned for more information and updates.

Please send all inquiries to

"Bronx Speaks: Making Place" reception
at the Bronx Museum of the Arts

Bronx artist Alicia Grullón presented Morir Soñando as part of Bronx Armory Week exhibition at the Bronx Museum of the Arts highlighting a very successful "Bronx Speaks: Making Place" reception. Thank you to Alicia for a spectacular and delicious performance.

Bronxite Named 2015 NYC Youth Poet Laureate

The Bronx Council on the Arts and the BCA Bronx Writers Center congratulates 2015 NYC Youth Poet Laureate Crystal Valentine. We are very proud of her talent and achievements and she's from the Bronx. WTG Crystal! The NYC Youth Poet Laureate Program provides a platform for young voices to promote civic engagement, voting and community building. Learn more here.

Bronx Stories |  Bronx Memories  |  Bronx Writers

The Bronx Memoir Project – Volume 1 is an unprecedented collection of over fifty 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.

Are you a performer, visual artist, arts critic,
historian, art advisor, music producer, curator?

Submit here!

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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