Art & Theater Programs

October at the Bronx Museum

BX200 VIRTUAL STUDIOS Thursday, October 15, 6:30pm to 9:00pm Join us for the fourth installment of BX200 Virtual Artist Studios, featuring projected images by six of the BX200 artists, discussion, and Q&A in a relaxed atmosphere. CLOSING PARTY AND CATALOGUE SIGNING: ¡PRESENTE! THE YOUNG LORDS IN NEW YORK Friday, October 16, 6:00pm to 8:00pm Come have a last look at the popular ¡Presente! The Young Lords in New York exhibition,


OCTOBER 7, 2015 – JANUARY 7, 2016 Casita Maria is proud to present Bronx artist NICOLÁS DUMIT ESTÉVEZ’s solo exhibition “PERFORMING THE BRONX and other home-based actions,” curated by Christine Licata. Representing a survey that spans the last 10 years of his interdisciplinary work, the show includes ephemera, video and photographs from his in-progress and past projects. Estévez’s practice relies on performance as both a methodology and analytical tool to

September at the Bronx Museum

1040 LOUNGE: ART IN THE BRONX Thursday, September 3, 6:30pm to 9:00pm Join Artist in the Marketplace (AIM) Bronx Calling co-curators Laura Napier and Hatuey Ramos-Fermín, Bronx-based AIM artists Lucia Hierro and Tracie Hervy, and Christine Licata, Director of Performing and Visual Arts at Casita Maria, for a discussion about Bronx artistic production. Moderated by Danielle Jackson. Free admission and refreshments (donations suggested) Location: 2nd Floor North Wing   1040 LOUNGE: A

The Fall of the Kings at The Andrew Freedman Home

This September, New York University alum and producer Walter E. Puryear (Executive Producer, Black Wall Street (2014), under consideration for a 2015 AUDELCO Award nomination) will mount The Fall of the Kings, a new American drama set in the 1940s. The play tells the story of an African-American heiress and her Caribbean (Cuban) husband fighting to sustain their family in the midst of an economic disaster. Opening September 5th 2015, 8:00p.m., with performances running through November

August at Bronx Museum of the Arts

BOOGIE ON THE BOULEVARD: SUMMER SUNDAYS Sundays, August 2nd, 9th and 16th,  12:00pm to 4:00pm For three consecutive Sundays in August, the center lanes of the Grand Concourse from 161st Street to 167th Street will be closed to cars and open to a world of fun with free music, activities, and programs hosted by organizations from the Bronx and beyond, as well as local artists and performers.

July at the Bronx Museum of the Arts

BRONX LAB IN COLLABORATION WITH BOOGIE DOWN RIDES Sunday, 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. Bring your own bike; helmets recommended. Free admission; RSVP required –

Closing Family Day event at the Old Bronx Borough Courthouse

No Longer Bored Family Day: Building Our Future Saturday, July 18 2015 1:00 pm – 4:00 The Old Bronx Borough Courthouse at 878 Brook Avenue Bronx NY 10451 No Longer Empty and The Fine Arts Federation of New York present a final, expanded Family Day at the Old Bronx Borough Courthouse. Through storytelling, art making, and building-block play, families will learn about the building’s architecture and explore its preservation and future

Closing Party for The Economy of Food at Bronx River Art Center

The Economy of Food Saturday June 20th, 2015 from 3-6pm 305 East 140th Street, Bronx, NY, 10454   From Bronx River Art Center: Please join us on Saturday, June 20th from 3-6pm, for a Closing Party to celebrate both the end of our current exhibition, The Economy of Food, and the end of our tenure at Bronx Arts Space. We’ve been presenting our exhibitions program BRAC on The Block at Bronx Arts Space, for the past four

Family Day event at the Old Bronx Borough Courthouse

No Longer Bored Family Day: When You Are Present   Join No Longer Empty for an afternoon of free art-making on Saturday June 20 1-4pm with exhibiting artist, Melissa Calderón! Explore and get to know the exhibition, When You Cut Into the Present the Future Leaks Out.Bronx native Melissa Calderon creates work that references power, fragility and perception. She responds to specific spaces with sculptural media and installation, exploring relevant social and

Arts in the Gardens: Screening of From Mambo to Hip Hop

ARTS IN THE GARDENS: SCREENING OF “FROM MAMBO TO HIP HOP” Thursday, June 18, 7:30pm to 10:00pm Join us for an outdoor screening of From Mambo To Hip Hop: A South Bronx Tale at the Target Community Garden. Henry Chalfant’s energetic documentary shows how the South Bronx was a cauldron of musical creativity from the 1940s through the 1970s. Music preceding the film by DJ David Medina. Produced in collaboration

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