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Bronx Museum: Afro-Cuban Film Night

Bronx Museum: Afro-Cuban Film Night

 

Scene from Suite Habana

Saturday, June 29, 10am to 12pm
AIM Bike Tour
Enjoy a bike ride between AIM exhibition sites Bronx Museum and Wave Hill. The ride concludes with a guided tour of Bronx Calling: The Second AIM Biennial exhibition at Wave Hill.Registration required atwww.wavehill.orgFree!Location: Meet at The Bronx Museum at 10am.



Wednesday, July 3, 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Readings and Conversations
BCA Bronx Culture Trolley Night

Hop off the BCA’s Bronx Culture Trolley and hear Bronx author Annie Rachelle Lanzillotto discuss her latest book Schistsong.

Born and raised in the Westchester Square neighborhood of the Bronx and Yonkers, Annie Rachele Lanzillotto is an author, songwriter, and vocalist. Author of L is for Lion: An Italian Bronx Butch Freedom Memoir (SUNY Press 2013), and the book of poetry Schistsong (Bordighera Press 2013), Lanzillotto has received fellowships and performance commissions from The New York Foundation for the Arts, Dancing in the Streets, Dixon Place, Franklin Furnace, The Rockefeller Foundation.

Free guided tours of our exhibitions
Location: 2nd Floor North Wing

 


Friday, July 5, 6:00pm to 10:00pm
First Fridays!

Outdoor Film Screening

Grab a blanket and join us for a free, outdoor screening of the film Suite Habana. Produced in collaboration with the African Film Festival. Music by DJ David Medina and The Cimarron Project.

Location: Joyce Kilmer Park, Grand Concourse between E 161st & E 164th Sts
Rain Location: The Bronx Museum of the Arts, 2nd floor North Wing

 


New Benefit for Members!

Bronx Museum Members can enjoy FREE ADMISSION and reciprocal member benefits atWave Hill through September 20, when the AIM exhibition closes.

Just show your Bronx Museum Member Card at Wave Hill’s entrance to stroll the grounds of the spectacular 280 acre public garden and cultural center. Enjoy views that overlook the Hudson River and Palisades and visit the work of talented up-and-coming artists in the AIM exhibition.

If you are not yet a Bronx Museum Member, click here to join today!

 

CLICK HERE TO BECOME A MEMBER

The Bronx Museum of the Arts’ smARTpowersmprogram Artist Spotlight


Chris “Daze”
ELLIS

Quito
 ECUADOR 

In partnership with Ceroinspiración, graffiti artist Daze worked with students from two Quito schools to produce four murals reflecting local environmental issues.


View the project on Vimeo


smARTpowersm, an initiative of the Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, administered by The Bronx Museum of the Arts, sent 15 U.S. artists abroad to work with local artists and young people around the world to create community-based art projects.

 

smARTpower is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs,  with additional support from the Robert Sterling Clark Foundation, as well as Lori Schiff Chemla and ALTOUR.

 





 


 


IN THE MEDIA



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Inside the Bronx Museum of the Arts’ ‘State of Mind’ exhibit

 

Exhibitions on View

Bronx Calling: The Second AIM Biennial

June 20 – September 8, 2013
Bronx Calling: The Second AIM Biennial features the work of seventy-three emerging artists engaged in the Artist in the Marketplace (AIM) Program, (classes of 2012 and 2013). AIM provides professional development opportunities for emerging artists in the greater New York City area. The multi-site exhibition will be presented at the Bronx Museum of the Arts, Wave Hill, and 1285 Avenue of the Americas Art Gallery, and will be accompanied by a fully illustrated catalogue. Organized by Gabriel de Guzman, Elizabeth M. Grady, and Lia Zaaloff.State of Mind: New California Art Circa 1970
June 20 – September 8, 2013
State of Mind: New California Art circa 1970 offers an in-depth survey of conceptual art and related avant-garde activities in both Northern and Southern California during a pivotal period in contemporary art. The exhibition features 150 works by 60 artists, including Chris Burden, Lynn Hershman, Linda Mary Montano, Martha Rosler, Allen Ruppersberg, and Ed Ruscha. State of Mind is co-organized by the University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAM/PFA) and the Orange County Museum of Art (OCMA). Organized by curators Constance M. Lewallen and Karen Moss.

Solace on the Line: Photographs by Todd Heisler
April 19 – September 15, 2013


1040 Grand Concourse at 165th St
Bronx, New York 10456
718.681.6000
www.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
CLICK HERE TO BECOME A MEMBER

Directions
BY SUBWAY
: Take the “D” or “B” to the 167 Street/Grand Concourse station. Exit at rear of station; walk south along Grand Concourse two blocks.

Or take the “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

State of Mind: New California Art Circa 1970is an exhibition curated by Constance M. Lewallen and Karen Moss, and co-organized by the Orange County Museum of Art and the University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive. The tour is organized by Independent Curators International (ICI), New York, and is made possible, in part, by the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, the Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation, Video Data Bank, Electronic Arts Intermix (EAI), and with the generous support of Robert Redd, LLC, and the ICI Board of Trustees.Support for State of Mind at The Bronx Museum of the Arts was provided by the generosity of Philip Aarons and Shelley Fox Aarons, Carolyn Alexander, Greene Naftali Gallery, Kraus Family Foundation, Don Savelson and Jane Wesman, Sperone Westwater Gallery, and Joshua Stein PLLC, with additional support from Marilyn and Stephen Greene, Brooke Garber Neidich and Daniel Neidich, Lenore and Adam Sender, other individuals, and Epson America through its Focused Giving Program.

 

The AIM Biennial and the Artist in the Marketplace programs are supported by MetLife Foundation, Jerome Foundation, and The 1285 Avenue of the Americas Art Gallery.

 

Generous support for Community and Outreach programs is provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and Booth Ferris Foundation. 

The Bronx Museum of the Arts receives ongoing general operating support from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs with the cooperation of the Bronx Borough President and the Bronx Delegation of the New York City Council; Bloomberg Philanthropies; the Lambent Foundation; New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature; Bronx Delegation of the New York State Assembly; The Scherman Foundation; the Lily Auchincloss Foundation; The May and Samuel Rudin Family Foundation, Inc.; the Gilbert MacKay Foundation; The Liman Foundation; The Cowles Charitable Trust; and individuals.

FREE ADMISSION to The Bronx Museum of the Arts is sponsored by Shelley and Donald Rubin