Art & Theater Programs

5 Places in the Bronx to Donate to for #GivingTuesday

On Thanksgiving we celebrate all that we are thankful for. On December 1st, we give back. Today is #GivingTuesday, a great day to give back to your community. We’re highlighting 5 Bronx institutions and organizations to give back to. Of course, there are plenty more places in the Bronx to support. Leave a comment for information about your organization or about a place you’re supporting today. Happy giving! Bronx Council on

Paint & Poetry at Gun Hill Brewing Co.

Do you like poetry, spoken word, art, and music? Do you want to have fun while supporting a great cause? Then join us on #GivingTuesday for #GivingArtDay – a hot open mic night with NY’s best beer. Whether you want to get up on stage and perform, sit back and do some painting, or get down and dance to some music this is the place to be!   Music by

The Bronx River Art Center Presents: Harvest/Haerfest Exhibition

The Bronx River Art Center Presents:     The fourth exhibition in the 2015 series,   Food Systems, Surroundings & Sensibilities,      October 23 – November 20 Opening reception: Friday, October 23rd, 6-9pm   Bronx Music Heritage Center 1303 Louis Nine Blvd, Bronx, NY.   Featured Artists: Fallen Fruit  Linda Adele Goodine  Hyonok Kim  Yelaine Rodriguez  Bill Santen The Bronx River Art Center (BRAC) is pleased to announce Harvest/Hærfest,

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

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