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Bronx Museum of the Arts: Jul 12 – Aug 26

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Boogie on the Boulevard: Summer Sundays

Bronx Museum Boogie on the BoulevardSundays, August 2, 9, & 16, 12:00pm to 4:00pm Celebrate summer in the Bronx with three pedestrian Sundays on the Grand Concourse between 161st and 167th Streets. The center lanes will be closed to cars and open to a world of fun, with free music, activities and programs hosted by art/cultural, civic, health organizations and artists.

ORGANIZATIONS: If you represent an organization interested in participating in Boogie, please fill out this application form or contact Laura Ayala at layala@bronxmuseum.org

Bronx Lab in Collaboration with Boogie Down Rides

bronx museum july labSunday, July 12, 11:00am to 2:00pm Explore the history of the Young Lords party by bike! Join Boogie Down Rides, a Bronx based bicycling and art collective for a ride from the South Bronx to the Lower East Side visiting important sites that animate the story of the Young Lords Party. Read more…

Bring your own bike; helmets recommended. Free admission; RSVP required – Please register here Location: Meet at 11am in the North Wing Lobby of the Bronx Museum.

Spoken Word 101

bronx museum spoken julyJuly 13, 20, 27; Final presentations August 2, 9, 16 Exploring the differences between performance and other types of poetry in eight free workshops, participants will have the opportunity to write and perform original poetry. Participants will find their own style and delivery under the guidance of spoken-word artist Bobby González. Through these writing workshops attendees will learn how to improve word choice and create more powerful imagery.

In addition to being taught meter and rhyme, participants will be shown how they can infuse their native tongue and urban vernacular in their poetry. The culminating event will be a public presentation in which the workshop participants will share their completed works with the community.

Click here to register

Bronx Lab in Collaboration with Boogie Down Rides

bronx museum july labSunday, July 12, 11:00am to 2:00pm The Board of Trustees of The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Chairperson Laura Blanco, and Executive Director Holly Block cordially invite you to attend the opening of our summer open house. Read more…

6pm: Bronx Museum Members tour of ¡Presente! The Young Lords in New York with curators Johanna Fernández and Yasmin Ramírez. RSVP for member tour only to agrandy@bronxmuseum.org or call 718-681-6000, ext. 174.

Also on view: Bronx Calling: The Third AIM Biennial Free admission and bar (donations suggested)

Summer Senior Luncheon

Bronx Museum SeniorsWednesday, August 26, 11:00am to 3:00pm Now accepting RSVPs The Bronx Museum of the Arts cordially invites guests 55 and older to the Summer Senior Luncheon. Join us for a delightful afternoon with free tours of the Museum’s exhibitions, live entertainment, and lunch with friends, all free of charge. Read more…

Free admission; RSVP required. Please email layala@bronxmuseum.org or call (718) 681-6000 ext. 173 to reserve your place for this popular event!

Exhibitions on view

¡Presente! The Young Lords in New York
On view through October 15
The Bronx Museum of the Arts presents a multi-venue artistic and cultural survey of The Young Lords Organization—a radical social activist group founded by Puerto Rican youth in the 1960s that demanded reform in health care, education, housing, employment, and policing. Read more…

Bronx Calling: The Third AIM Biennial
July 9 to September 20
Curated by Bronx-based artists Hatuey Ramos-Fermín and Laura Napier, Bronx Calling: The Third AIM Biennial features the work of seventy-two emerging artists engaged in the Artist in the Marketplace (AIM) Program (classes of 2014 and 2015). Read more…

FLOW.15
Outdoor Art on Randall’s Island

On view through November 2015
The Randall’s Island Park Alliance, the Bronx Museum of the Arts and Made Event are pleased to present FLOW annual summer art exhibitions along the shoreline at Randall’s Island Park in New York City. Read more…

Wild Noise: Artwork from The Bronx Museum of the Arts and El Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes
On view in Cuba through August 16
This collaboration represents the most extensive visual arts exchange between Cuba and the United States in more than 50 years, and includes major exhibitions at MNBA and the Bronx Museum; an artist exchange with U.S. artist Mary Mattingly and Cuban artist Humberto Diaz; a teen exchange program; a series of educational and public programs; and the publication of a dual-language publication that will extend the impact of Wild Noise beyond the audiences that participate directly in the initiative. Read more…

Click here for complete exhibition details…

Bronx Museum logo 1040 Grand Concourse at 165th St
Bronx, New York 10456
718.681.6000
Website: http://BronxMuseum.org/

MUSEUM HOURS
Thursday 11 am – 6 pm
Friday 11 am – 8 pm
Saturday 11 am – 6 pm
Sunday 11 am – 6 pm
Mon-Wed Closed

Admission: ALWAYS FREE
Click here to become a member…

Directions
BY SUBWAY: “D” or “B” to the 167 Street/Grand Concourse station. Exit at rear of station; walk south along Grand Concourse two blocks. “4” to the 161St/Yankee Stadium station. Walk east three blocks to the Grand Concourse, then north four blocks along Grand Concourse to 165 St.
BY BUS: Bx1, Bx2, or BxM4 Express to 165 St
Google Maps directions

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