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Bronx Museum of the Arts: Apr 22 – Jun 21

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First Fridays! Dance

Bronx Museum First Fridays April 22Friday, May 1, 6:00pm to 10:00pm. Join us for a night of flamenco puro and contemporary dance. Four extraordinary artists from Soledad Barrio and Noche Flamenca will perform traditional flamenco and a range of comedy, joy, and sadness. Artist and choreographer Nia Love will perform her new project entitled Recognize, an exploration of interpersonal relationships, with her young son, virtuoso drummer Kojo Roney. Read more…

Jaime Davidovich: Adventures of the Avant-Garde

Bronx Museum April 22 Jamie DavidovichOn view through June 14, 2015. Jaime Davidovich is perhaps best known in New York for his original contributions to the video and television of the 1970s and early 1980s through Cable Soho and the Artists’ Television Network. Nevertheless, his incursion into video and television was the result of more than two decades of artistic experimentation that developed from an initial interest in monochrome painting to an engagement with space and process aligned with the Minimalist and site-specific practices on the 1960s and early 1970s. (Jaime Davidovich, Dr. Videovich Photograph, 1982, C-print, 20 x 16 in. Courtesy of the artist and Henrique Faria, New York) Read more…

In the Media

Bronx-Museum-April-22-In-The-Media-JDGThe Bronx Museum Looks at Cuban Art in a New Era of US-Cuba Relations. Cuban art is poised to shift along with the politics of the country—now more than ever. Cuba Libre! is just the beginning of the Bronx Museum’s Cuba-focused programming. (Eduardo Ponjuán’s La Edad de las Luces (Age of Enlightenment), (1997) Read more…Bronx-Observer-JDG

Exhibitions on view

Cuba Libre! Works from the Shelley and Donald Rubin Private Collection
On view through June 21, 2015
Cuba Libre!, which opened in light of the recent announcement of a new re-engagement policy between the United States and Cuba, features works by Cuban artists including by Ricardo G. Elias, José Angel Toirac, Eduardo Ponjuan, Humberto Castro, Tonel, Adonis Flores, Tommas Esson, Carlos Garaicoa, Sandra Ramos, and others Read more…

Escape Route: Paintings and Drawings by Jeffrey Spencer Hargrave
On view through May 31, 2015
Escape Route presents will present a selection of works by the New York based artist created from 2011 to 2014 that deal with race, religion and sexuality Read more…

Highlights from the Permanent Collection
On view through June 21, 2015
Born in Washington, D.C., in 1915, Elizabeth Catlett became the first student to receive a Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of Iowa School of Art and Art History in 1940. Highly influenced by the ideas of Grant Wood, who prodded his pupils to work with subjects they knew best, Catlett decided to focus her work on the lives of African Americans, and particularly women. Read more…

Jaime Davidovich: Adventures of the Avant-Garde
On view through June 14
Jaime Davidovich is perhaps best known in New York for his original contributions to the video and television practices of the 1970s and early 1980s through Cable Soho and the Artists’ Television Network. Read more…

Raul Mourão. Please Touch
On view through June 21
Featuring three new works, the installation Please Touch conveys artist Raul Mourão’s awareness of the city, with its characters, architecture, objects and accidents. Displaced from their original sites and stripped of any function, mundane street elements are further altered in shape and scale by the artist. Read more…

Three Photographers from the Bronx: Jules Aarons, Morton Broffman, and Joe Conzo
On view through June 14, 2015
Three Photographers from the Bronx showcases the work of Jules Aarons, Morton Broffman, and Joe Conzo—three Bronx-born photographers who captured significant moments of societal and urban change in the borough and across the country during the 20th century. Read more…

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Around Town
Guggenheim Museum, 1071 5th Ave, New York, NY 10128
Bronx GuggenheimOn Kawara—Silence On view through May 3, 2015 Praised by the New York Times as “an enthralling experience,” On Kawara—Silence transforms the museum’s Frank Lloyd Wright-designed rotunda into a site for reflection on the personal and historical consciousness of time and space. The first comprehensive exhibition of Kawara’s practice, this exhibition includes every category of the artist’s work since 1964.. Read more…

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
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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
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