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Message from the Executive Director, The Bronx Museum of the Arts

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Bronx Museum of the Arts Exec Dir.Wild Noise: Artwork from The Bronx Museum of the Arts and El Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes will represent the most extensive visual arts exchange between Cuba and the United States in more than 50 years. Each museum has chosen one artist to take part in an international artist exchange to be conducted over a four to six-week period leading up to opening of each exhibition. The artist exchange will begin in 2015 when U.S. artist Mary Mattingly and Cuban artist Humberto Díaz will travel to Havana and the Bronx, respectively, where they will create community-based public programs at each venue.

The Bronx Museum Teen Exchange with United States and Cuba
The Bronx Museum of the Arts and the National Museum of Fine Arts in Havana, Cuba are collaborating on a teen art exchange as part of the Wild Noise exhibition that both of our institutions are planning for 2015 and 2016. Bronx Museum of the Arts Exec 2This program is inspired by the Venice Biennale 2013 teen exchange between the Bronx Museum Teen Council and a group of students working with the Guggenheim in Venice.

Wild Noise will represent the most extensive visual arts exchange between Cuba and the United States in more than 50 years. Each museum has chosen one artist to take part in an international artist exchange to be conducted over a four to six-week period leading up to opening of each exhibition. The artist exchange will begin in 2015 when U.S. artist Mary Mattingly and Cuban artist Humberto Díaz will travel to Havana and the Bronx, respectively, where they will create community-based public programs at each venue.

Holly Block
Executive Director
The Bronx Museum of the Arts

Media

Bronx Museum of the Arts RockBronx Plans Art Exchange With Cub By Randy Kennedy

January 21, 2015. “The collaboration is another feather in the cap of the relatively tiny Bronx Museum, which in 2013 commissioned the art for the United States pavilion at the Venice Biennale, a complex installation by Sarah Sze.”
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Bronx Museum of the Arts KidsAs U.S. Reengages With Cuba, Art Museums Make a Trade
January 24, 2015
Interview with Bronx Museum curator Sergio Bessa
Bronx Museum Wall Street Journal

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Bronx, Cuba Museums to Share Works of Art in Ambitious Program
Art Exchange Will Coincide With the 12th Havana Biennial

January 23, 2015
“The Bronx Museum calls it the most ambitious art exchange between U.S. and Cuban museums in more than 50 years.”

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