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July, 2018

Concourse

Through A Feminine Lens Reception

A new exhibit showcases photography and mixed media works exploring motherhood, immigrant perspectives and equity and race. Read more…
Westchester Square

Huntington Library Hosts Poetry Reading

The Huntington Free Library and Reading Room hosted a free poetry reading featuring local authors on Saturday, July 7. Read more…
P.S. 36’s new 3-story mural has everyone’s imaginations soaring high! Read more…
Mott Haven

Bronx Rox Hosts ‘Paint The Wall!’

Local artists transformed a wall at 329 E. 132nd Street into a vibrant canvas. Read more…

June, 2018

Grand Concourse

Cullen-Morales chosen as Bronx Museum director

One of the borough’s most important cultural institutions has a new leader. Read more…
City Island

Picture The Beach! Exhibit At CI Nautical Museum

The Bronx Riviera was the main subject of a recent photo contest now on display at the City Island Nautical Museum. Read more…
Woodstock

Casita Maria’s School Mural Unveiling

Woodstock

Casita Maria’s School Mural Unveiling

Casita Maria celebrated the last day of its after-school programming with a School’s Out for Summer Block Party and Mural Unveiling celebration! Read more…
Pelham Bay

#MINIPiano block party surprises Pelham Bay residents

All it took was a piano, a mini coup and some dancers to go outside for a few hours. Read more…
Bedford Park

De Witt Clinton HS painters destroy major art piece

School curriculum is often accused of covering over history, but not like this. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Art to quell graffiti outside three local high schools

Bronx Times Reporter

Art to quell graffiti outside three local high schools

A new action plan for deterring graffiti has been set, with a local leader tagging students for help. Read more…
Allerton

St. Lucy’s Hosts Student Art Show

Some students entered up to six pieces. Read more…
CEI student artists and activists of I.S. 219 unveiled their social action large-scale mural expressing their call to action for a peaceful, healthy community on Friday, June 8 at 3630 Third Avenue. Read more…
The City Island Chamber of Commerce’s Spring 2018 Arts and Crafts Fair was held on Saturday, June 2 and Sunday, June 3 along City Island Avenue. Read more…
Westchester Square

Bronx Faces Showcases Borough’s Diversity

Westchester Square

Bronx Faces Showcases Borough’s Diversity

Art imitates life in a brand new exhibit on display in Westchester Square! Read more…
Morris Heights

East 176th Street Fair Encourages Artists’ Creativity

Passersby had the opportunity to help artists paint a mural slated to be installed in the same location in June. Read more…
Pelham Bay

R.A.I.N. Middletown Elders’ Art Exhibited

R.A.I.N. Middletown Neighborhood Senior Center residents’ creativity was on full display at the Pelham Bay Library. Read more…

May, 2018

Throggs Neck

Msgr. Scanlan Hosts Student Art Show

Monsignor Scanlan High School recently celebrated its annual Student Art Show. Read more…
Titled “Tracing the Bullet: a story of community and gun violence,” artist Kate Browne and her Bronx based team took three weeks to assemble a temporary, ten foot tall, walk-able wooden cocoon at the Andrew Jackson Houses basketball court in Melrose. Read more…
Fordham

NYBG Exhibits ‘Georgia O’Keeffe: Visions of Hawai’i’

The breathtaking flora and landscapes of Hawai’i that inspired Georgia O’Keeffe made their home at the New York Botanical Garden. Read more…
Morrisania

The Routes Of The Black Madonna

Morrisania

The Routes Of The Black Madonna

A visually stunning event was held to celebrate the Black Madonna and her many manifestations. Read more…
Castle Hill

Losing sight, not vision: how a Bronx artist endures blindness

Tony Cruz may be losing his sight, but something he will always have is artistic vision. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

‘Bronxer’ Alex Rivera documents BX’s raw beauty

Sometimes all you need for a new perspective on the Bronx is to change the angle you look at it. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Gjonaj Attends CIMS Art Show

A local councilman paid a visit to an amazing student art show! Read more…
Castle Hill

YMCA Hosts Sip & Paint Event

Castle Hill

YMCA Hosts Sip & Paint Event

Bronxites expressed their creative sides at the Bronx YMCA’s Sip and Paint. Read more…

April, 2018

Williamsbridge

Mind-Builders Academy celebrates 40th anniversary

Williamsbridge

Mind-Builders Academy celebrates 40th anniversary

A local organization bringing the wonder of the arts into the lives of children reached an important milestone. Read more…
City Island

Focal Point Gallery Exhibits Young Artists

City Island

Focal Point Gallery Exhibits Young Artists

The Focal Point Gallery hosted an opening reception for its Young Artist Exhibition. Read more…
Woodstock

P.S. 62 Students Learn Artistic Expression

Students learned how to express themselves through the arts! Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

E-commerce operator leases ABC warehouse

A major e-commerce operation may soon be coming to an unutilized warehouse. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Restored murals return 10 years later

A few familiar faces found their way back home to the Split Rock Golf Course in all their former glory. Read more…
Allerton

Fieldston senior a Scholastic Art, Writing Awards finalist

A young Bronx artist’s award winning works illustrate the meaning of being ‘Bronx strong.’ Read more…

March, 2018

Beth Abraham Center residents showed their creative side this recent St. Patrick’s Day. Read more…
Dance has as much to do with where you come from as it does with where you were trained, according to this Bronxite. Read more…
Westchester Square

Doll Making With Cinnamon Willis

Westchester Square

Doll Making With Cinnamon Willis

The Bronx Council on the Arts hosted a two-hour workshop emphasizing how to craft an art doll on Saturday, March 3 at Owen Dolen Recreation Center. Read more…
A new museum has opened in the heart of the south Bronx, but its location is far from the usual. Read more…
Morrisania

Boricua College Hosts Artist Exhibit

Morrisania

Boricua College Hosts Artist Exhibit

Boricua College hosted an artist exhibition and reception on Tuesday, February 27 at its Bronx Campus on 890 Washington Avenue. Read more…
Bedford Park

Lehman College Hosts ‘TICK-TOCK’ Opening Reception

Lehman College Art Gallery hosted the opening reception for ‘TICK-TOCK: Time in Contemporary Art’ on Wednesday, February 28. Read more…
Belmont

Students Enjoy Mask-Making Workshop

Belmont

Students Enjoy Mask-Making Workshop

Students created a new face to reflect their own unique dreams and imaginations. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Primavera Students View Michelangelo Art

Bronx Times Reporter

Primavera Students View Michelangelo Art

Primavera Program students enjoyed an eventful visit to the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Read more…

February, 2018

The Department of Cultural Affair’s program Building Community Capacity is coming to Morrisania. Read more…
Concourse Village

Cardinal Hayes students create portrait of a child refugee

Syria and the Bronx are almost 6,000 miles apart, but these two students at Cardinal Hayes brought the realization and understanding of the problems Syria’s child refugees are facing, a little closer to home. Read more…
Grand Concourse

Bronx Museum Hosts Holly Block Memorial

Grand Concourse

Bronx Museum Hosts Holly Block Memorial

The Bronx Museum of the Arts honored its late executive director with a creative community memorial ceremony. Read more…
Woodstock

Casita Maria Hosts Warrior Women Reception

An inspirational new art exhibit has opened at Casita Maria Center for Arts and Education. Read more…
Grand Concourse

Art world’s creative remembrance set to honor Holly Block

A local arts leader will be honored at a creative memorial ceremony. Read more…

January, 2018

Concourse

Her Art Will Be Cannibal Opening Reception

An opening reception was held for ‘Her Art Will Be Cannibal,’ an exhibit inspired by the works of Martinque poet Suzanne Césaire and her book ‘The Great Camouflage: Writings of Dissent (1941-44).’ Read more…
Crotona Park East

Documentary center installs Claremont Village art showcase

A new multimedia art installation organized by the Bronx Documentary Center has been planned for launch in June 2018. Read more…
Westchester Square

Bronx Council On The Arts Hosts ‘The Black & White Of It’

Children and their families enjoyed learning how to use black and white acrylic paint, black watercolor paper and pencil to create a work of art. Read more…
The Bronx River Art Center celebrated the winners of its Starlight Park public art competition. Read more…
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