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Bronx Museum of the Arts: Mar 04 – Jun 14

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The Bronx Trolley: Artful Health

Bronx Museum Feb 27 3On Wednesday, March 4 From 5:30pm to 7:30pm: Can art be therapeutic? A representative from New York Creative Arts Therapists PLLC will take the audience on a mini-therapeutic journey, drawing inspiration from the art in the Museum as well as personal life experience. Participants will create their own art and consider the creative process from a therapeutic angle. FREE ADMISSION. Read more…

First Fridays! La Santa Cecilia

Bronx Museum Feb 27 4In collaboration with Carnegie Hall’s Neighbourhood Concerts. On Friday, March 6 From 6:00pm to 10:00pm: Can art be therapeutic? A representative from New York Creative Arts Therapists PLLC will take the audience on a mini-therapeutic journey, drawing inspiration from the art in the Museum as well as personal life experience. Participants will create their own art and consider the creative process from a therapeutic angle. FREE ADMISSION. 6:00pm Bar opens, free gallery tours, and art-making activity for children. 7:30pm Concert begins. Read more…

1040 Lounge: The Bronx Is Voguing

Bronx is VoguingOn Tuesday, March 19, 6:30pm to 9:00pm. In honor of its 25th Anniversary, the film Paris is Burning will be screened at the Bronx Museum, followed by a Q&A led by BronxWorks’ Sexual Health Promotion Through Youth Leadership youth as well as a Voguing Workshop led by Visual AIDS artist Kia LaBeija. The iconic film provides a dynamic and intimate portrait of the Harlem drag balls of the 1980s, where rival fashion “houses” competed for trophies and cash prizes in categories like “face,” “femme queen realness” and “voguing.”

Winner of a Sundance Grand Jury Prize, Paris is Burning celebrates how African-American, Latino, gay, and transgender New Yorkers, for whom racism, poverty, and homophobia were daily struggles, created a world of sustenance and joy. Presented in collaboration with Visual AIDS: Website: http://visualaids.org/ Read more… FREE ADMISSION

Exhibitions on view

Bosco Sodi: Untitled
On view through March 15
Bosco Sodi’s paintings and sculptures play with notions of experimentation and material spontaneity. In his latest installation, Sodi utilized the remains of sculptures damaged during Hurricane Sandy as a foundation to create new, durable artworks that could transcend the limits of time. The waterlogged remnants were clumped onto a circular base, creating a cluster of stalagmite shapes over a period of time, which were then cast in bronze. Read more…

Craft and Colony: from the Arachnae Series by Aristides Logothetis
On view through April 12
Craft And Colony: from the Arachnae Series by Aristides Logothetis presents a new large sculpture by New York-based artist Aristides Logothetis created in 2014 that deals with issues related to the many ways visual signs are coded through culture, and then used as support of systems, constructs, and power hierarchies. Read more…

Escape Route: Paintings and Drawings by Jeffrey Spencer Hargrave
On view through May 31, 2015
Escape Route: Paintings and Drawings by Jeffrey Spencer Hargrave will present a selection of works by the New York based artist created from 2011 to 2014 that deal with issues related to race, religion and sexuality. Since 1998 Hargrave has produced a compelling, deeply personal body of work incorporating painting, drawing, sculpture and video that explore the dynamics between race, sexuality and religion in relation to his upbringing in the south and early adulthood as an African American gay male coming to terms with racial and sexual identity. 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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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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