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Useless: Machines For Dreaming, Thinking, And Seeing

The Board of Trustees of the Bronx Museum of the Arts, Chairperson Joseph Mizzi, and Executive Director Deborah Cullen cordially invite you to attend the opening of Useless: Machines for Dreaming, Thinking and Seeing, organized by Gerardo Mosquera.

 

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Cities In Dust: Victor J. Blue

Victor J. Blue’s panoramic photographs of the destroyed cities of Raqqa, Syria, and Mosul, Iraq, on view at the Bronx Documentary Center from April 4th to 21st, navigate a landscape of devastation from aerial bombardment scarcely seen since World War II....
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Opening Reception: Peter Campus: Video Ergo Sum

Widely regarded as a pioneer of video art, Peter Campus creates complex installations that engage and amuse, while leading the viewer in a journey of discovery and self-awareness....
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Smart Body Art - The Future Of Tattoos

Those wearing tattoos were once seen as being lower class citizens, troublemakers, outlaws, and overall a menace to society. Luckily, the perception of tattoos has changed a lot, lifting this art form among the others and pushing it into the mainstream....
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Scholastic Art & Writing Awards Exhibition At The Metropolitan Museum Of Art

The BDC is very proud to announce that 12 Bronx Junior Photo League (BJPL) students received recognition from the regional 2019 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, receiving over 60 awards for their work....
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Virginia Poe's Valentine To Edgar

Virginia Poe wrote her Valentine to Edgar....
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Bronx Memoir Project Workshop – “When The Muse Is Muscle & Memory”

The Bronx Memoir Project (BMP) workshop series is targeted to aspiring professionals and avocational writers of all ages....
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Bronx Memoir Project Workshop – “Family Trouble: Writing About Family In Creative Nonfiction”

The Bronx Memoir Project (BMP) workshop series is targeted to aspiring professionals and avocational writers of all ages....
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Bronx Memoir Project Workshop – “A Place to Stand: The Past & Present In Memoir Practice”

The Bronx Memoir Project (BMP) workshop series is targeted to aspiring professionals and avocational writers of all ages....
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Bronx Memoir Project Workshop – “Subject Yourself”

The Bronx Memoir Project (BMP) workshop series is targeted to aspiring professionals and avocational writers of all ages....
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Family Affair: Arts 'N Hearts

Embrace your inner artist at The Bronx Museum of the Arts!...
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Public And Private Partners Help The Arts Flourish In Bronx

The artistic renaissance in Bronx is getting a boost as workplace and community incubator Bronx Kreate Space obtained 15 Canal Place in the Mott Haven neighborhood....
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Bronx Group Aims To Create Space On Canal Place

A community arts incubator is set to open in Bronx....
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Release Of Pls. Reply

Rochelle Feinstein and Didier William in conversation to commemorate the release of Pls. Reply, the selected writings of Rochelle Feinstein, edited by Antonio Sergio Bessa, published by Ugly Duckling Presse in collaboration with The Bronx Museum of the Arts and Stellar Projects....
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Amazing New Murals At Reopened 167th Street Station Celebrate Bronx Icons

The MTA reopened the 167th Street B/D station in the Bronx last week, after five months of major repairs and renovations, including new concrete and metal platforms, stairs, beams and columns; new LED lighting; digital signage for real-time service information; new turnstiles; and brighter lightning....
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Eddie Martinez: White Outs

Widely recognized for his large scale paintings that incorporate silkscreens of blown up drawings, Eddie Martinez has built a consistent body of work over the last decade successfully merging the tradition of American abstract painting with the energy of the street....
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Where Love Is Illegal

Almost 1.8 billion people live in countries where identifying as lesbian, gay, transgender, bisexual and intersex could lead to imprisonment, corporal punishment or even death. 72 nations around the world have criminal laws against sexual activity by LGBTQI+ people....
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Lehman College Art Gallery’s “Castles In The Sky” Exhibition Moving To Florida

For the first time ever, a Lehman College Art Gallery exhibition is moving on to new life at another venue....
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Foreign/Familiar: Immigrants In The Bronx

Foreign/Familiar: Immigrants In The Bronx explores displacement and belonging through the work of seven Bronx visual and media artists....
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BxMA Co-Lab: The D.O.M.E. Experience Open Rehearsal

Learn about the creative process and engage with the artists at the first open studio for the CoLab Commission of The D.O.M.E. Experience for a jazz chamber orchestra production, including live spoken word, dance, and cinematography....
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Art Matters, Community Matters

Over the last 56 years, BCA has been a beacon of light in our communities, supporting free and accessible arts and culture programming that changes lives....
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Castles In The Sky: Fantasy Architecture In Contemporary Art Exhibit

Looking for something to do after the New Year and wanting to save some money?...
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The Moth StorySLAM

The Moth StorySLAMs are open-mic storytelling competitions open to anyone with a five-minute story to share on the night’s theme, DISTANCE, inspired by Christopher K. Ho: Aloha to the World from the Don Ho Terrace....
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Bronx Recognizes Its Own 2019

Bronx Recognizes Its Own (BRIO) provides direct support to individual Bronx artists who create works in the literary, media, visual, and performing arts....
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Exhibition: War And Peace In Liberia

By Tim Hetherington And Chris Hondros at the Bronx Documentary Center....
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"Meet And Greet" With Bronx Museum Of The Arts' Executive Director Deborah Cullen

The Board of Trustees of the Bronx Museum of the Arts, Chairperson Joseph Mizzi, and the Bronx Museum staff cordially invite you to meet and greet Bronx Museum Executive Director Deborah Cullen....
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4th Annual Photo Auction Benefit

The Bronx Ducumentary Center's (BDC) 4th Annual Photo Auction Benefit will bring together hundreds of photographers, filmmakers, documentarians, and friends of the BDC for a night of fundraising and celebration. Guests will also have the opportunity to meet internationally renowned photographers and bid on their works....
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Artist Talk & Closing Reception For Moses Ros: Landing / Aterrizaje

The Bronx Museum of the Arts cordially invites you to attend the artist talk and closing reception for Moses Ros: Landing / Aterrizaje....
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First Fridays! Carnegie Hall Citywide: Ayoinmotion...

Carnegie Hall comes to Bronx on September 7, 2018! The Bronx Museum presents in partnership with Carnegie Hall, First Fridays! Carnegie Hall Citywide: Ayoinmotion......
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Bronx Speaks Day Party: An Ode To Hip Hop & Bronx Culture

End Summer at the Bronx Museum of the Arts at Bronx Speaks Day Party: An Ode To Hip Hop & Bronx culture, presented by Bronx Narratives and Funknvibe....
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Bronx Speaks: Dreamers, The Immigration Political Game

Join us for a night of toys and tales around the importance of immigration and the struggle for equity and rights within the American Dream with DREAMers Bintou Darboe and Francisca Carmona Pereda; cultural anchor and owner of King's Gift Shop Zheng Gang Shu and store manager Marcia Lopez; and artist mentor Michael Paul Britto....
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Attacks On The Press: Mexico - A Group Exhibition

In recent years Mexico has become one of the most dangerous places in the world for journalists with levels of violence unmatched by any country in the Western Hemisphere. Attacks and threats against journalists and photojournalists are a daily occurrence; assassinations are routine....
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The Bronx County Building’s Historic Murals: An Artistic Legacy

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and the Bronx County Historical Society have partnered on a new publication highlighting the historic artwork within The Bronx County Building....
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Manuel Mendive: Nature, Spirit, And Body

The exhibit will be on view July 25 - November 4, 2018 with opening reception to be held on July 25, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m....
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The Bronx Has Talent!

St. Ann’s Corner of Harm Reduction (SACHR) will be presenting The Bronx Has Talent! at the Pregones Theater on Friday, July 20th from 7:30 – 8:30 p.m....
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Iran: Women Only, Opening Reception & Artist's Talk

The Board of Trustees of The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Chairperson Joseph Mizzi, and Deputy Director Klaudio Rodriguez cordially invite you to attend the opening reception of Iran: Women Only, which is on view from June 6 to September 23, 2018....
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The Bronx CommuniTea

Come join us for our annual Senior Thursday event celebrating Older Americans Month with BRIO award winning artist Michele Brody....
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The Moth StorySLAM

The Moth StorySLAMs are open-mic storytelling competitions open to anyone with a five-minute story to share on the night’s theme, BALANCE inspired by Dialogues: Tim Rollins & K.O.S. and Glenn Ligon....
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"Dialogues: Tim Rollins & K.O.S. And Glenn Ligon" At The Bronx Museum Of The Arts

The Bronx Museum of the Arts honors the late Tim Rollins with an upcoming exhibition, “Dialogues: Tim Rollins & K.O.S. and Glenn Ligon.” The exhibition takes the concept of dialogue as its departure point — an idea that was central to the works of this visionary artist and educator....
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Newly Renovated Bronx River Arts Center Hosts Open House On May 17th

The Bronx River Arts Center, a key part of the borough’s cultural scene for over three decades, will be reopening its renovated building to the general public for the first time on Thursday evening, May 17th, as part of the City-sponsored NYCxDesign festival....
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2018 Triennial: “Songs for Sabotage”

“Songs for Sabotage,” the fourth New Museum Triennial, questions how individuals and collectives around the world might effectively address the connection of images and culture to the forces that structure our society....
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Revisiting Gordon Matta-Clark’s Fusion Of Art, Architecture & Anarchy

This month, the sprawling exhibition “Gordon Matta-Clark: Anarchitect” takes over the Bronx Museum of the Arts — a fitting survey for an artist who used the city as his material. ...
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Cuba Unveils Us-Made Tribute To Independence

Cuba presented to the public on Friday a statue of independence hero Jose Marti donated by the Bronx Museum of the Arts in a gesture of international friendship that comes at a low point in relations between the two countries....
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The Bronx Museum Of The Arts Celebrates "Anarchitecture" Of Gordon Matta-Clark

On view from Nov. 8 through April 8 of next year, the exhibit will feature more than 100 artworks by the artist, including some from his archive. ...
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Bronx, 1977

Another WIP for a totally different book I started working on....
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Mental Health Has Many Faces

Large-scale mural addresses stigma attached to people with mental health issues using bright and beckoning colors and a positive message....
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Artist Talk: Osaretin Ugiagbe

Osaretin Ugiagbe will discuss the work on view in his exhibition at the Bronx Documentary Center, Unbelonging. Moderated by Stephanie Baptist....
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Screening Of "Kiki"

Let's have a kiki!...
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Bronx Native Cast In Shakespeare's Famous "As You Like It"

Experience one of Shakespeare's classic romances, as First Folio Theatre (Mayslake Peabody Estate, 31st St. & Rt. 83) presents AS YOU LIKE IT, previewing July 12, 2017, opening Saturday, July 15, 2017 at 8:15 p.m. and closing August 20, 2017....
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Now On View: High Line Plinth Maquette Exhibition

An exhibition of maquettes (models at 1/16th scale) of the 12 finalists for the first two inaugural High Line Plinth commissions is now on view on the High Line at West 14th Street....
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Bronx Exhibition Collates Two Decades Of Social & Political Unrest

The Occupy movement through Black Lives Matter and onwards to the current Trump fiasco, protest has been a dominant force throughout the 21st century so far; let us not forget that political activism is not a contemporary fad, though....
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There's More To Political Artist Awol Erizku Than Beyonce's Baby Bump Photos

Before the Grammy’s this past Sunday, Beyoncé announced her second pregnancy (with twins) via Instagram. She later revealed several more photos, exposing more of the overgrown floral scene. It was quickly confirmed that the artist behind these photos was Awol Erizku....
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Artists Purchase Vacant Land For $1.15 Million In Melrose To Develop “ArtCondo”

A consortium of New York City artists, tired of being pushed out of neighborhoods across the city as they gentrify, banded together—along with their finances—and purchased a prime piece of real estate in South Bronx neighborhood of Melrose for $1,150,000 last month to develop a vacant lot into a 7 story condo for artists....
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LEAP’s 15th Annual Student Art Show

Learning through an Expanded Arts Program (LEAP) will recognize student artists with an Opening Reception of LEAP’s 15th Annual Student Art Exhibition....
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Redouté To Warhol: Bunny Mellon’s Botanical Art

This exhibit, in partnership with the Oak Spring Garden Foundation, will fill the Garden's LuEsther T. Mertz Library’s Art Gallery with masterowrks of botanical art from the collection of the late "Bunny" Mellon....
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Bronx Mural Honoring Slain Amadou Diallo Is Restored

They are not related — but they are definitely connected....
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Exhibition: The Genius Of Geoffrey Holder

February is Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning's (JCAL) Black History Month Celebration Series. Join us each weekend in February for exhibits, performances, film screenings, and so much more....
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Tania Bruguera Pulls Work From Disputed Bronx Museum Show

The latest in a months-long Cuban-American art exchange controversy, Cuban artist and activist Tania Bruguera has requested that the Bronx Museum of the Arts not include her work in an upcoming exhibition, on the grounds that the exchange relies too much on the Cuban Government....
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Open Studio With Bxma Co-Lab Dance Resident Jasmine Hearn & Visual Artist Kameelah Rasheed

Learn about the creative process and engage with the artists at the first open studio for the Co-Lab Residency. Choreographer Jasmine Hearn and visual artist Kameelah Rasheed will discuss their unique practices and share new collaborative work that will be launched on May 2017....
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Bronx Zoo Artist Kicks Off Mamaroneck Lecture Series

A Bronx Zoo artist will tell what it is like creating natural-looking settings for animals when the Village of Mamaroneck Arts Council’s 2017 lecture series begins....
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NYFW Kick Off: Fashion Through The Lens

Over time, fashion photography has developed its own aesthetic where clothes and style merge to create stories that are told through the photographers' eye, creating pieces of art that will last forever....
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Cuba Will Not Loan Art To Bronx Museum

Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes in Havana will not be loaning the Bronx Museum any artworks for “Wild Noise/Ruido Salvaje,” a collaborative exhibition between the two institutions....
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En Foco’s Photographers Town Hall & Networking Meeting

En Foco cordially invites all photographers of color, minority curators, cultural writers, and friends to attend Photographers Town Hall & Networking Meeting....
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Exhibition Highlights Street Protest Photography

Ricky Flores grew up in South Bronx, and began taking photos of his friends, family, neighbors — and the conflicts and hardships that defined the borough — after he purchased his first camera in 1980....
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Meet The Curator & Fashion Designer Creating Shows By Caribbean New Yorkers For Caribbean New Yorkers

New York-based artist and curator Yelaine Rodriguez designs dresses and sculptures, visually exploring the relationship between the Dominican Republic and Haiti. She uses her sewing machine as a paint brush to emphasize the political struggles of her homeland. As the curator of La Lucha art series, Spanish for “the fight,” her exhibitions spark creative dialogue at the center of Washington Heights and Bronx to foster understanding between Haitian and Dominican communities living in New York City....
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Book Review: 'Bronx Requiem' By John Clarkson

As a fan of hard-boiled crime thrillers, my taste in the fictional genre is bent toward the likes of Elmore Leonard, Lawrence Block and James Lee Burke, just to name a few....
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A Bronx Poet To Berlin And Back

This project supports my European debut at the Entangled Black Americas International Conference, Jan 19-20, 2017 at the University of Bielefeld, Germany....
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Rutland Film On Racism Has Yet To Receive Local Showing

Duane Carleton had just finished making his first movie — a documentary about the 1986 murder of Manchester golf pro Sarah Hunter titled “Overtaken by Darkness” — when a friend suggested another southern Vermont headline as fodder for a second....
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Father, Son Exhibit Views Of Bronx At Third Floor Gallery In Mahopac, NY

William P. Folchi (1922-1992) and his son, John Folchi (b. 1955), have depicted scenes of Bronx more than a half-century apart. Though different in style, their small-scale works provide engaging views of the visual landscape of the borough....
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Bronx Exhibits Show Immigration From Another Side

A collection of photographs, videos and tapestries weave together the stories of the immigrant experience at the Bronx Museum of the Arts. The timely exhibition illustrates two sides of the immigrant experience as photographs capture the faces we rarely see: the family members who remain behind....
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Alexander & Bonin Will Open Its 2nd Installation Of Exhibitions

Alexander and Bonin will open its second installation of exhibitions at the gallery’s new space at 47 Walker Street in TriBeCa, on Thursday, January 12, 2017. Four exhibitions of work by Jorge Macchi, Rita McBride, Paul Thek, and Jonathas de Andrade, will occupy the galleries’ two floors....
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"Whose Streets? Our Streets!": New York City, 1980-2000

Bronx Documentary Center has the pleasure inviting the public to a photo exhibition named "Whose Streets? Our Streets!": New York City, 1980-2000....
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Not Forgotten: An Arkansas Family Album By Nina Robinson

In 2014, Nina Robinson traveled to Dalark, Arkansas to document her grandmother’s passing and her family’s grieving process....
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The Bronx Visual Artist Directory

The Bronx 200 website is a dynamic, online platform that showcases a curated selection of artwork by two hundred artists identified with Bronx....
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Trex Company Supports Installation At The Bronx Museum Of The Arts

Proving that the superior durability and beauty of its products is truly timeless, Trex Company - the world's largest manufacturer of wood-alternative decking and railing -- helped create a traditional Latin American marketplace for a new exhibition at The Bronx Museum of the Arts....
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Head To Bronx For The BAAD!ASS Women Festival

The Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance is the place to be this month for the 2014 BAAD!ASS Women Festival, held March 8-29, 2014....
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Art Show Celebrates Urban Gay Culture In South Bronx

The Bronx Council of The Arts, located on the campus of Hostos Community College in South Bronx, is hosting an exhibition showcasing the work of gay artists created over the past ten years; the curator, Ivan Monforte, has personally selected the work for this project....
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Paulo Bruscky — Art Is Our Last Hope

Art is Our Last Hope, the first solo exhibition of work by Brazilian artist Paulo Bruscky, opened on September 19, 2013 at The Bronx Museum of the Arts. The exhibition will be on view through February 9, 2014....
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Stunning Jewels By JAR At The Met

Starting today, the Metropolitan Museum of Art is showcasing hundreds of pieces from jeweler Joel Arthur Rosenthal. His line, JAR, only produces 80-90 dazzling pieces a year, which makes them even more precious....
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Banksy's Latest Stencil In South Bronx

Street artist Banksy paid a visit to South Bronx for today's tag....
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Banksy May Have Collaborated With Cope2 On An Anti-NYPD Piece

Yesterday evening, the grandfather of Bronx graffiti, Cope2, posted a photo on Twitter, which appears to be a collaboration between himself and Banksy in the South Bronx....
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Banksy’s "Shoe Shine Boy" Jabs At Ronald McDonald

Street artist Banksy continues his art installations in New York City this month with his latest work taking a jab at the famous icon Ronald McDonald. On October 16, 2013, a fiberglass replica of Ronald McDonald showed up outside a McDonald's in South Bronx....
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Cara Lynch's House Work Exhibition

An artistic view of Bronx's historic houses: Cara Lynch, House Work on view will be presented August 30 - October 5, 2013 at the Poe Park Visitor Center, 2640 Grand Concourse, Poe Park, Bronx, NY....
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Broken Umbrellas Transform Into A Floating Art Project In Bronx

If you happen to gaze upon a massive dome floating down the Bronx River, you are not hallucinating. It is just a stunning public art project....
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Art Project Aims To Put The ‘Pieces’ Of Manhattan Together

After manufacturing two pieces of sculpture art for renowned Manhattan artist William Anastasi in the Summer of 2012, a young New Yorker has spent the past year conceiving his own large scale art project – one that will represent the identity of New Yorkers....
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AWP Network Launches A Photography Contest

The AWP Network recently launched a photography contest to showcase how African youths view entrepreneurship in their local communities. Mary Olushoga, AWP Network founder states, "we believe that any African anywhere in the world can make a difference and an impact in their local community. We want young Africans to know that their voice matters."...
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Adopt-A-Monument Works In Bronx

The challenge following conservation of outdoor sculpture is to provide consistent care to prevent deterioration....
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Colossal Head Sculptures Grace New York Botanical Garden In Bronx

The New York Botanical Garden in Bronx has a fanciful new sculpture exhibition by Philip Haas that is hard to miss....
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Superheroes Live In Bronx

Contrary to popular belief, not all superheroes live in Manhattan. In fact, there are superheroes living in the NY borough of the Bronx. It is true, and on Saturday May 4th, Free Comic Book Day, one of the better local comic book conventions will be held in the Bronx at the Bronx Library Center at 310 East Kingsbridge Road, Bronx, NY....
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Rebel Diaz Arts Collective Finds New Home

A group of South Bronx artists say they're rising from the ashes after being evicted from their community center in February, as the Rebel Diaz Arts Collective has found a temporary new home. NY1's Erin Clarke filed the following report....
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Bronx Graffiti Artist Sharon de la Cruz Teams Up With Calvin Klein

A Bronx artist is teaming up with Calvin Klein to create some graffiti glam....
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Ellen Lindner - Comics & Illustration

Enjoy this sketch of a man riding the 2 train in Bronx....
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South Bronx In The 1980s, As Seen By Locals

This weekend photographs of the South Bronx in the 1980s will be put on display at the Bronx Documentary Center. While we've all seen photos highlighting the worst moments in the neighborhood, these images were taken from the viewpoint of locals. The more personal lens lends to photos that show not only the devastation, but also the personal moments between friends and family....
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Sculptures By Manolo Valdes Adorn Bronx Botanical Garden

On September 22, 2012, the New York Botanical Garden in Bronx welcomed a new collection of sculptures titled, Manolo Valdes: Monumental Sculpture, featuring seven fascinating pieces made from bronze, steel and aluminium....
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Artist's Tribute To His Beloved Borough

For some thirty years, Bronx-born artist Daniel Hauben has found his muse no further away than the edifices, subway stations, and skylines adjacent to avenues like Fordham Road, the Grand Concourse, and the streets surrounding Yankee Stadium....
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COPE2 & RETNA Collaborate On Bronx Mural

It is always a beautiful thing when two respected masters of the craft join forces to create something unique – and that is exactly what went down when Boogie Down native COPE2 invited the West Coast’s RETNA up to Bronx to work on a massive wall together....
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Juan Downey: The Invisible Architect

Organized in collaboration with the MIT List Visual Arts Center, Juan Downey: The Invisible Architect is the first U.S. survey of this pioneering video artist and brings together more than one hundred works, including drawings, artist's notebooks, paintings, video and photographic installations spanning from early experimental work with art and technology to the groundbreaking video installations from the 1970s through the 1990s. ...
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Bronx Museum Of The Arts Needs Dough

Bronx Museum of the Arts announced Thursday that it is launching an ambitious fundraising campaign this year, seeking to raise $1 million to add 40 new works of art to its collection, in honor of its 40th anniversary....
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John Ahearn’s Bronx Elvis

Seminal East Village dive Max Fish is not really punk rock anymore, but it still has lots of cool art to look at amidst a street of douchey bars. Joining the scariest Julio Iglesias picture I’ve ever seen is one of John Ahearn’s awesome castings....
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South Bronx: Sylvia Plachy

The Andrew Freedman Home is a giant building in Bronx that once housed ruined capitalists, victims of the system they fed....
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Nina Berman Presents Bronx Garden

Finca Del Sur, a yaer old garden in the South Bronx, was created on an empty plot of land bordered by a high way exit ramp and a commuter train line....
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Bronx Museum Offers Free Admission

The Bronx Museum of the Arts announced this week that they will be dropping their admission fee in an effort to increase their attendance and reach out to members of the community who have not explored the museum....
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Photographer Captures Stunning Faces Of Addiction In Bronx

Photographer Chris Arnade documents heroin and crack addicts in Bronx for his ongoing photo essay, Faces of Addiction. The portraits and accompanying stories reveal an arresting intimacy between subject and photographer....
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Bronx Masquerade Art Exhibition

Bronx Masquerade brings together ten emerging Bronx artists who reveal the true stories of young people in Bronx....
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The Bronx Series And Other Works

The larger-than-life sculptures on display now at the Lehman College Art Gallery are turning heads and stopping people in their tracks....
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Go Beyond The Cover: Behind The Scenes

Dermablend takes you behind the scenes at the "Go Beyond The Cover" video shoot with Zombie Boy a.k.a. Rico....
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Art Exhibit Belligerently Depicting The Morale Of Life & Art For Arts Sake

The Dino Eli Gallery is proud to announce its first exhibition of cutting-edge, “Instant Gratification Abstract”, contemporary art, hosting works by celebrated New York artist, Eddie Rehm....
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Bronx Museum Seeks Photos From Public

The Bronx Museum of the Arts is seeking the public's help as it plans an exhibition focusing on the evolution of baseball in the borough....
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Presenting Kenneth Ian's Organic Lust Exhibit

We are happy to invite you to Kenneth Ian Husbands' art show Organic Lust. The exhibit will be presented by YESgallery from January 20, 2012 to February 12, 2012....
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Lorelei Fountain - Surviving The Ages

The Lorelei Fountain is less conspicuous these days—with all its limbs in tact and graffiti nowhere in sight....
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‘Outsider’ Artist In The South Bronx

He would not admit it, but Augustine Cruz has grown too old for this. His hand trembles as he rubs the figure he is carving. You can see the veins bulge on his balding head as he grimaces through the last few strokes. For just a moment, when he is done, his brown hands and the wooden body seem one....
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Patricia Cronin Sculpture Installation At Woodlawn Cemetery

On September 20, 2011 at Woodlawn Cemetery, artist Patricia Cronin will install a bronze, larger-than-life version of her sculpture Memorial to a Marriage....
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A Portrait Of Young Men Coming Of Age In Bronx 1977-2000

For over two decades (1977-2000), Stephen Shames photographed a group of boys coming of age in the Bronx in a neighborhood ravaged by drugs, violence and gangs....
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The Photogrpaher Without Legs

When Kevin Connolly was ten years old his family took him to Disney World, but for some theme park visitors that day, it was Connolly who quickly became the main attraction....
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Bronx Children's Museum Hits The Road On Wheels

It will be a couple of years before young Bronxites and kids from surrounding areas get to visit the Bronx Children's Museum. Until then, the museum will visit them on wheels....
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Bronx Council On The Arts To Open New Headquarters

The Bronx Council on the Arts has announced it will open a new headquarters in the Westchester Square section of the Bronx....
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Nazi-Era Looted Art

The public is invited to a talk on “Nazi-Era Looted Art” by Karen Franklin, a genealogist who will share stories of how genealogical research helped her to solve several cases of Nazi-era looted art in the Netherlands, Germany and Ukraine. ...
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Exhibition Exploring The Work Of Elizabeth Catlett

The Bronx Museum of the Arts presents Stargazers: Elizabeth Catlett in Conversation with 21 Contemporary Artists, an exhibition highlighting Elizabeth Catlett’s role as a pioneering African American female artist and her relationship to later generations of contemporary artists....
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BRAC Presents: Acting Out

An exhibition featuring Danielle Abrams, Shana Moulton, Jill Pangallo, Wanda Raimundi-Ortiz, Karina Skvirsky, and Maya Suess....
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Mexican Artist Bosco Sodi's Bronx Exhibition

On October 28, The Bronx Museum of the Arts will unveil a new large-scale painting created by Mexican artist Bosco Sodi for the Museum’s exhibition Pangaea. ...
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Artist Savane Mahamadou

Mr. Mahamadou Savane is a young artist from Africa who lives in the United States. His interesting journey took him from the coast of Senegal, where he was born, to Ivory Coast where he met his destiny....
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Award For Highest Design Standards

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Public Design Commission President James P. Stuckey announced thirteen outstanding public projects at the Design Commission's 28th Annual Awards for Excellence in Design last Wednesday, July 21st. The Design Commission, formerly called the Art Commission, has awarded exceptional public projects since 1982....
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The Bronx: Mi Barrio, Mi Orgullo

Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. is inviting all Bronxites to attend the opening of the photo exhibit “The Bronx: Mi Barrio, Mi Orgullo,” by Joe Conzo Jr. ...
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Derffner Judaiica Museum's New Hours

The Derfner Judaica Museum will be open for special Sunday hours this month on July 18 from 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Regular weekday hours are Monday – Thursday, 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.; Friday until 3:00 p.m.. The Museum is free and open to the public....
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Heroin Stamp Art Project

The Social Art Collective is proud to present Heroin Stamp Project, an exhibition focusing on the branding of heroin in New York City....
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Shepard Fairey & Cope2 In Bronx

Shepard Fairey and Cope2 team up in the Bronx to create a mural combining both of their signature styles....
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DreamYard & Bronx Pro Mural Project

DreamYard and Bronx Pro have partnered to make a mural titled Bronx Booms celebrating the Bronx and OSP's core values....
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Road To Freedom Exhibit In Bronx

A unique art exhibit opens this weekend in the Bronx that focuses on the civil rights movement. ...
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Two Civil Rights Exhibitions

Though more than 40 years have passed since the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the Civil Rights Movement remains one of the most pivotal moments in American history....
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Rompe Puesto Exhibition At BRAC

Please join us in celebrating the New Year with ROMPE PUESTO, a one-night, celebratory performance event highlighting and deconstructing piñatas created by 22 NYC artists. Participants are invited to take a swing in hopes of collecting the artistic contents inside each piñata....
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Bronx River Art Center Presents Aurora

Bronx River Art Center Bronx River Art Center (BRAC) and the NYC Dept. of Transportation (DOT) are pleased to inaugurate Aurora - a new temporary public art sculpture by Mexican-born, NY-based artist Diego Medina in the West Farms Square neighborhood of the Bronx....
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Bronx Museum Unveils Visionary Art

Seven compelling visions for the future of the Grand Concourse are on view at The Bronx Museum of Arts in Intersections: The Grand Concourse Beyond 100 from November 1, 2009 through January 4, 2010....
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Hendrik Kerstens' Vermeer

Hendrik Kerstens has used his daughter, Paula, as the subject of his photography for many years, but he often portrays her in the tradition of the Dutch masters. Vermeer is an artist that comes to mind....
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Public Art In The Bronx

Public Art in the Bronx, a project of Lehman College Art Gallery / City University of New York, examines the rich collection of public art found in our borough....
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Ready To Sit On Mona Lisa's Face

An interesting pre-production concept has surfaced on the furniture circuit....
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The Bronx Poet An Elastic Paddy

Michael Donaghy, a poet of Irish parentage, had such a complex background it would be facile to claim him as irish in a simple sense - but then, there is no simple sense of being Irish....
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A Flower Grows In The Bronx

Rhonda Heise Asher, a local artist from Washington Heights, is the author of this mellow image of a flower she found in Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx. She drew the flower while her two children attended the history camp at the Van Cortlandt House Museum....
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Snapshots Of The World & Self

Gabriela Herman hails from Newton, Massachusetts but her photographic palette has been vastly enriched by her experiences living abroad....
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The Pietà - An Artist's Rendering

Almost two years ago, I was sitting on the couch at a friend's place, browsing through her friends' profiles on a popular social networking site when I saw a scaled down image of a painting of a standing female with a tall hat, holding in her arms the wounded body of a male, whose eyes were piercing the empty space between him and the spectator....
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Students Design High Bridge Art Gallery

This past spring, New York City’s Architecture for Humanity chapter (AFHny) partnered with Parsons School of Continuing Education in the spirit of volunteerism to offer a design studio for high school students. Under the tutelage of Parsons teacher, Nick Brinen, and several AFHny volunteers, the students developed concepts for two park shelters located at the entrances of the soon-to-be-reopened High Bridge. Having gained real-world experience and an appreciation for public service, we weren’t surprised to hear that several of the participating students earned scholarships for various design majors at Parsons, FIT, and Pratt. Read on to learn more about their designs!...
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New Bronx Photography Series

The Bronx Museum of the Arts has commissioned the award winning photographer Jeff Chien-Hsing Liao to range throughout the streets, parks, and alleys surrounding the Grand Concourse and create a photographic portrait of the borough of the Bronx as it is today—vital, teeming, and changing....
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El Grito Del Bronx By Migdalia Cruz

This world première by Migdalia Cruz follows bride-to-be Lulu on her wedding eve as she confronts her family's violent history and her brother Papo on Death Row....
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Tattfoo Tan & Abigail DeVille At BRAC

The Bronx River Art Center is pleased to open its 2009-10 gallery season with a new curatorial initiative entitled DIALECTS. Working under the umbrella of local and international dialogue and research, DIALECTS pairs local Bronx artists with international artists to collaborate on the production of relational solo exhibitions. In order to further the definition of the "international" and "New York" artist, while simultaneously bridging cultures and ideologies, BRAC has invited artists who hail from countries that are currently underrepresented in the global art scene, as a parallel response to the Bronx's own position within the New York art community....
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50X50 Art For Tibet Fundraiser

Mark your calendars! Join us for Students for a Free Tibet’s first-ever affordable art fundraiser in downtown New York City on August 1st!...
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From South Bronx To Brussels

Fondation Cartier in Paris is hosting a major exhibition on graffiti art opening this week, including works by Bronx-born graffiti star Koor....
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Aesthetics Of Crossings Exhibition

Aesthetics Of Crossing pairs two projects that examine border crossing points and the individuals who pass through them. Land Ports of Entry by Smith-Miller + Hawkinson Architects highlights the architecture of surveillance and openness in two recently built US border stations....
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Pregones Theater

Pepatian's "Out of La Negrura" (Out of Blackness), a work-in-progress showing, will be presented by Pregones Theater at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 21. "Out of La Negrura" is a collaborative dance theater work that explores Caribbean/Latina-American experience through dance and features the work of three emerging choreographers: Sita Frederick, Anita "Rokafella" Garcia and Marion Ramirez....
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Bartered States

The Bronx River Art Center (BRAC) proudly presents "Bartered States" , the first leg of a cultural exchange between BRAC and the Art Museum of El Salvador (MARTE)....
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Useless: Machines For Dreaming, Thinking, And Seeing

The Board of Trustees of the Bronx Museum of the Arts, Chairperson Joseph Mizzi, and Executive Director Deborah Cullen cordially invite you to attend the opening of Useless: Machines for Dreaming, Thinking and Seeing, organized by Gerardo Mosquera.
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Cities In Dust: Victor J. Blue

Victor J. Blue’s panoramic photographs of the destroyed cities of Raqqa, Syria, and Mosul, Iraq, on view at the Bronx Documentary Center from April 4th to 21st, navigate a landscape of devastation from aerial bombardment scarcely seen since World War II.
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Opening Reception: Peter Campus: Video Ergo Sum

Widely regarded as a pioneer of video art, Peter Campus creates complex installations that engage and amuse, while leading the viewer in a journey of discovery and self-awareness.
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Smart Body Art - The Future Of Tattoos

Those wearing tattoos were once seen as being lower class citizens, troublemakers, outlaws, and overall a menace to society. Luckily, the perception of tattoos has changed a lot, lifting this art form among the others and pushing it into the mainstream.
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Scholastic Art & Writing Awards Exhibition At The Metropolitan Museum Of Art

The BDC is very proud to announce that 12 Bronx Junior Photo League (BJPL) students received recognition from the regional 2019 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, receiving over 60 awards for their work.
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Virginia Poe's Valentine To Edgar

Virginia Poe wrote her Valentine to Edgar.
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Bronx Memoir Project Workshop – “When The Muse Is Muscle & Memory”

The Bronx Memoir Project (BMP) workshop series is targeted to aspiring professionals and avocational writers of all ages.
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Bronx Memoir Project Workshop – “A Place to Stand: The Past & Present In Memoir Practice”

The Bronx Memoir Project (BMP) workshop series is targeted to aspiring professionals and avocational writers of all ages.
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Bronx Memoir Project Workshop – “Family Trouble: Writing About Family In Creative Nonfiction”

The Bronx Memoir Project (BMP) workshop series is targeted to aspiring professionals and avocational writers of all ages.
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Bronx Memoir Project Workshop – “Subject Yourself”

The Bronx Memoir Project (BMP) workshop series is targeted to aspiring professionals and avocational writers of all ages.

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