The Bronx Museum of the Arts

The Bronx Museum of the Arts The only contemporary art museum in the Bronx. Free Admission Everyday. The flagship cultural institution of the Bronx, founded in 1971, The Bronx Museum of the Arts focuses on 20th-century and contemporary art, while serving the culturally diverse populations of the Bronx and the greater New York metropolitan area.

The museum's home on the Grand Concourse is a distinctive contemporary landmark designed by the internationally-renowned firm Arquitectonica. The Bronx Museum of the Arts maintains a permanent collection of 20th and 21st-century works by artists of African, Asian, and Latin American ancestry. Additionally, the Museum collects works by artists for whom the Bronx has been critical to their artistic

The museum's home on the Grand Concourse is a distinctive contemporary landmark designed by the internationally-renowned firm Arquitectonica. The Bronx Museum of the Arts maintains a permanent collection of 20th and 21st-century works by artists of African, Asian, and Latin American ancestry. Additionally, the Museum collects works by artists for whom the Bronx has been critical to their artistic

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Saturday, September 25, 2021 at 2pm! Reminder to join us @bronxmuseum for the final live performance of “The Quarantined...
09/22/2021

Saturday, September 25, 2021 at 2pm!

Reminder to join us @bronxmuseum for the final live performance of “The Quarantined Body” the third act of “5 Indices on a Tortured Body.” Performance series being presented in conjunction with @wardell_milan solo exhibition, “Amerika. God Bless You If It’s Good To You” (on view through October 24, 2021). The Five Indices were created in collaboration with Zachary Tye Richardson and Billy Ray Morgan. This event is FREE and OPEN TO ALL, however, space is extremely limited. RSVP to join the fun! http://www.bronxmuseum.org/events/5-indices-on-a-tortured-body-the-quarantined-body_1

Performer: @zacharytyerichardson
Writer: Noah Wertheimer
Lighting Design: @sunday_phishin
Costume Design: @helenista
Shoe Design - Quarantined Body: @dualityjunkie

Photo by: Becca Guzzo @beccaguzzo

#wardellmilan #amerikagodblessyouifitsgoodtoyou #bronxmuseum #bxma50 @browngirlcurator @billyramerica

NEW DATE: You haven’t missed your chance to see the performance! The final live performance of “The Quarantined Body” wi...
09/20/2021

NEW DATE: You haven’t missed your chance to see the performance! The final live performance of “The Quarantined Body” will take place Saturday, September 25, 2021 at 2pm. The performance is part of a series entitled “5 Indices on a Tortured Body,” split into five acts representing five tortured bodies. Event is FREE to attend. RSVP at http://www.bronxmuseum.org/events/5-indices-on-a-tortured-body-the-quarantined-body_1 to join the fun.

Performance series being presented in conjunction with the exhibition, “Wardell Milan: Amerika. God Bless You If It’s Good To You,” curated by Jasmine Wahi, Holly Block Social Justice Curator.

Performer: Zachary Tye Richardson @zacharytyerichardson

“Body to body, side to side or face to face, aligned or opposed, most often just mixed, tangential, and having little to do with each other. But that’s how bodies, which properly exchange nothing, send one another quantities of signals, notices, winks, or signaletic gestures. A bearing, debonair or lofty, a tensing up, an appeal, a depression, a gravity, a flair. And whatever belongs to the categories of works like youth or old age, work or boredom, force or awkwardness...Bodies cross paths, rub up against each other, press each other. Take buses, cross streets, enter supermarkets, step into cars, wait their turn in line, sit down in movie theaters after passing in front of ten other bodies.” - Wardell Milan @wardell_milan

📸: @beccaguzzo

#wardellmilan #amerikagodblessyouifitsgoodtoyou #bronxmuseum #bxma @browngirlcurator

Only 7 days left until the closing of “Born in Flames: Feminist Futures” at the Bronx Museum of the Arts! Visit the link...
09/19/2021

Only 7 days left until the closing of “Born in Flames: Feminist Futures” at the Bronx Museum of the Arts! Visit the link http://www.bronxmuseum.org/exhibitions/born-in-flames-feminist-futures to reserve your FREE ticket and see pieces like the ones featured here.

Read more about what the artists had to say about their work athttp://prod-images.exhibit-e.com/www_bronxmuseum_org/BiFDidactics.pdf

Artists include: Caitlin Cherry @the_underboobcommons , Chitra Ganesh @chitraganeshbkny , Clarissa Tossin @clarissatossin , Huma Bhaba, Firelei Báez, Lizzie Borden, María Berrío @mariaberriostudio , Pamela Phatsimo Sunstrum @pamelaphatsimo , Rose B. Simpson @rosebsimpson , Sin Wai Kin (fka Victoria Sin) @sinforvictory , Saya Woolfalk @sayawoolfalkstudio , Shoshanna Weinberger @shoshannaweinberger , Tourmaline @tourmaliiine and Wangechi Mutu @wangechistudio - curated by Holly Block Social Justice Curator, Jasmine Wahi @browngirlcurator

#borninflames #feministfutures #bronxmuseum #socialjustice #borninflamesfeministfutures #bxma50

The Bronx Museum of the Arts is accepting applications for the 42nd cycle of the AIM Fellowship program. The AIM Fellows...
09/16/2021

The Bronx Museum of the Arts is accepting applications for the 42nd cycle of the AIM Fellowship program. The AIM Fellowship is a nine-month professional development program offering no-cost career-boosting resources to aspiring artists who are at the early stages of their careers and seek to make a serious commitment to artistic practice as a profession.

Through an intensive series of professional development seminars and network-building activities, AIM Fellows are offered intimate access to leading experts and cultural producers who guide artists on the practicalities of developing a sustainable art practice. Join a growing community of over 1,200 artists who have participated in this storied career development program.

Application deadline: October 11, 2021

Apply: http://ow.ly/7egy50GbjGv

The Bronx Museum of the Arts is accepting applications for the 42nd cycle of the AIM Fellowship program. The AIM Fellowship is a nine-month professional development program offering no-cost career-boosting resources to aspiring artists who are at the early stages of their careers and seek to make a serious commitment to artistic practice as a profession.

Through an intensive series of professional development seminars and network-building activities, AIM Fellows are offered intimate access to leading experts and cultural producers who guide artists on the practicalities of developing a sustainable art practice. Join a growing community of over 1,200 artists who have participated in this storied career development program.

Application deadline: October 11, 2021

Apply: http://ow.ly/7egy50GbjGv

Final week to view “Culture in Color: Selections From Teen Summer” (online only through September 18, 2021). In this vir...
09/13/2021

Final week to view “Culture in Color: Selections From Teen Summer” (online only through September 18, 2021). In this virtual four-week paid intensive Teen Summer program, two cohorts of teens created artwork for a virtual exhibition now up on our website. To view please visit http://www.bronxmuseum.org/exhibitions/culture-in-color-selections-from-teen-summer-online-only.

The teens’ project took inspiration from discussions of work currently or recently on view at the Bronx Museum:

“Portraiture + Places,” inspired by the work of Shellyne Rodriguez @shellyne_r_studio

“Hybridity / Cultural Fusion,” inspired by the work of Saya Woolfalk @sayawoolfalkstudio

“Social Justice + Narrative,” inspired by the work of Wardell Milan @wardell_milan

#bronxmuseumteencouncil #bronxmuseum #teenscurate #teenprogram #museumeducation

“Born in Flames: Feminist Futures,” NOW EXTENDED THROUGH SEPTEMBER 26, 2021! Hit the link to reserve your FREE ticket ht...
09/10/2021

“Born in Flames: Feminist Futures,” NOW EXTENDED THROUGH SEPTEMBER 26, 2021! Hit the link to reserve your FREE ticket http://www.bronxmuseum.org/exhibitions/born-in-flames-feminist-futures.

The exhibition dives into the speculative, globally informed visions of artists who explore the possibilities of new futures. This group exhibition of femme-identified artists critically examines current struggles for equity by exploring strategies for justice and equality through multifaceted futurisms. Including works created over the past five decades, the show demonstrates not only the artists’ place within a futurist lineage, but also exposes the ongoing impulse to imagine new realities on their own terms. Artists include Caitlin Cherry, Chitra Ganesh, Clarissa Tossin, Huma Bhaba, Firelei Baez, Lizzie Borden, Maria Berrio, Pamela Phatsimo Sunstrum, Rose B. Simpson, Sin Wai Kin (fka Victoria Sin), Saya Woolfalk, Shoshanna Weinberger, Tourmaline, and Wangechi Mutu. Curated by Jasmine Wahi, Holly Block Social Justice Curator.

“With their planetary awareness, insistence on transformation and appetite for contradiction, the feminist futures proposed here can’t come too soon,” says Holland Cotter of @nytimes

Image:
Rose B. Simpson, “The Remembering,” 2020.
Ceramic, metal, wood sticks and leather.
Collection of Rennie Collection, Vancouver.
Photo by: @argenisphoto

#borninflames #feministfutures #bronxmuseum #socialjustice #borninflamesfeministfutures
#bxma50 @browngirlcurator

If you missed the last performance of “The Female Body” it isn’t too late! You can watch the final live performance this...
09/06/2021

If you missed the last performance of “The Female Body” it isn’t too late! You can watch the final live performance this Wednesday, September 8, 2021 at 6pm. Visit the link http://www.bronxmuseum.org/events/5-indices-on-a-tortured-body-the-female-body to reserve your FREE ticket.

“The Female Body” is the second act of “5 Indices On A Tortured Body,” a performance series presented in conjunction with “Wardell Milan: Amerika. God Bless You If It’s Good To You” (on view through October 24, 2021). Within each performance, Zachary Tye Richardson creates movements expressing persistence and resilience, while Billy Ray Morgan’s sculptures are integral to the choreographed movements and expand upon ideas of mourning, identity, and love. Together, Richardson, Morgan and the dancers adapt each performance from themes within Wardell Milan’s practice, the complexities of their individual experiences, and through shared ideas of healing from traumatic, lived experiences.

Performers: Zachary Tye Richardson + Catherine Fisher and Trinity Dawn Bobo

Writer: Catherine Fisher

📸: @beccaguzzo

#wardellmilan #amerikagodblessyouifitsgoodtoyou #bronxmuseum #bxma50 @wardell_milan @browngirlcurator @zacharytyerichardson @lovetrinitydawn @jewess.of.a @billyramerica

Due to severe weather and a state of emergency, The Bronx Museum of the Arts will be closed tomorrow (Sunday, August 22)...
08/22/2021

Due to severe weather and a state of emergency, The Bronx Museum of the Arts will be closed tomorrow (Sunday, August 22). Please stay safe during Hurricane Henri. We look forward to welcoming guests back when it is safe to do so!

Due to severe weather and a state of emergency, The Bronx Museum of the Arts will be closed tomorrow (Sunday, August 22). Please stay safe during Hurricane Henri. We look forward to welcoming guests back when it is safe to do so!

Final month to view the exhibition, “Born in Flames,” (on view through September 12, 2021). Curated by Holy Block Social...
08/20/2021

Final month to view the exhibition, “Born in Flames,” (on view through September 12, 2021). Curated by Holy Block Social Justice Curator, Jasmine Wahi. The artwork presented is a projection of the artists’ larger vision about futurity. Each section of the show is a microcosmic speculation on what could have been, what is, or what is to come. Click the link to read more about the exhibition and reserve your FREE ticket. http://www.bronxmuseum.org/exhibitions/born-in-flames-feminist-futures

Artists include: Caitlin Cherry @the_underboobcommons , Chitra Ganesh @chitraganeshbkny , Clarisa Tossin @clarissatossin , Huma Bhaba, Firelei Báez, Lizzie Borden, Maria Berrío @mariaberriostudio , Pamela Phatsimo Sunstrum @pamelaphatsimo , Rose B. Simpson @rosebsimpson , Sin Wai Kin (FKA Victoria Sin) @sinforvictory , Saya Woolfalk @sayawoolfalkstudio , Shoshanna Weinberger @shoshannaweinberger , Tourmaline @tourmaliiine , and Wangechi Mutu @wangechistudio

Image Credit: Mwotaji the Dreamer, 2016. Polished bronze, hand carved Carrara marble, on steel base 10 x 13 x
5 1/2 inches. Edition of 6 by @wangechistudio

Photo by: @argenisphoto

#borninflames #feministfutures #bronxmuseum #socialjustice #borninflamesfeministfutures #bxma50 @browngirlcurator

Final month to view the exhibition, “Born in Flames,” (on view through September 12, 2021). Curated by Holy Block Social Justice Curator, Jasmine Wahi. The artwork presented is a projection of the artists’ larger vision about futurity. Each section of the show is a microcosmic speculation on what could have been, what is, or what is to come. Click the link to read more about the exhibition and reserve your FREE ticket. http://www.bronxmuseum.org/exhibitions/born-in-flames-feminist-futures

Artists include: Caitlin Cherry @the_underboobcommons , Chitra Ganesh @chitraganeshbkny , Clarisa Tossin @clarissatossin , Huma Bhaba, Firelei Báez, Lizzie Borden, Maria Berrío @mariaberriostudio , Pamela Phatsimo Sunstrum @pamelaphatsimo , Rose B. Simpson @rosebsimpson , Sin Wai Kin (FKA Victoria Sin) @sinforvictory , Saya Woolfalk @sayawoolfalkstudio , Shoshanna Weinberger @shoshannaweinberger , Tourmaline @tourmaliiine , and Wangechi Mutu @wangechistudio

Image Credit: Mwotaji the Dreamer, 2016. Polished bronze, hand carved Carrara marble, on steel base 10 x 13 x
5 1/2 inches. Edition of 6 by @wangechistudio

Photo by: @argenisphoto

#borninflames #feministfutures #bronxmuseum #socialjustice #borninflamesfeministfutures #bxma50 @browngirlcurator

“Culture in Color: Selections from Teen Summer,” on view online through September 18, 2021. To view, or learn more about...
08/19/2021

“Culture in Color: Selections from Teen Summer,” on view online through September 18, 2021. To view, or learn more about this online exhibit, please visit the link http://www.bronxmuseum.org/exhibitions/teen-summer-social-justice-and-narrative.

This online exhibit presents art created and curated in the 2021 Teen Summer Program at the Bronx Museum of the Arts in July-August 2021. Throughout the four weeks of this paid intensive program, two cohorts of teens participated in virtual studio sessions during which these pieces were created.

The teen’s projects took inspiration from discussions of work currently or recently on view at the Bronx Museum:

Portraiture + Places, inspired by the work of @shellyne_r_studio

Hybridity/Cultural Fusion, inspired by the work of @sayawoolfalkstudio

Social Justice + Narrative, inspired by the work of @wardell_milan

Images in order: “Introducing Loretta Pleasant” by Antonia Diaz-Mannion, “Protection” by Ghost Guerrido, “As You Can See, It’s A Black Man Using a Knife to Cut Some Tomatoes” by Cayla Johnson.

#bronxmuseumteencouncil #bronxmuseum #teenscurate #teenprogram #museumeducation #bxma50

#Repost @wardell_milan ・・・Join us for a live performance of “5 Indices on A Tortured Body: The Quarantined Body,” Wednes...
08/16/2021

#Repost @wardell_milan
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Join us for a live performance of “5 Indices on A Tortured Body: The Quarantined Body,” Wednesday, August 18th, 2021 at 6pm. Register FREE at https://bronxmuseum.ticketing.veevartapp.com/tickets/view/list/5-indices-on-a-tortured-body-the-quarantine-body.

This performance is one of a five-part series titled “5 Indices on A Tortured Body’, which is being presented in conjunction with the exhibition “Amerkia, God Bless You If It’s Good To You”.

Each performance is collaboratively conceived by Wardell Milan, and choreographed by Zachary Richardson. The performers will engage with sculptures designed and fabricated by artist and designer Billy Ray Morgan.

@zacharytyerichardson
@billyramerica
@browngirlcurator
@bronxmuseum

#Repost @wardell_milan
・・・
Join us for a live performance of “5 Indices on A Tortured Body: The Quarantined Body,” Wednesday, August 18th, 2021 at 6pm. Register FREE at https://bronxmuseum.ticketing.veevartapp.com/tickets/view/list/5-indices-on-a-tortured-body-the-quarantine-body.

This performance is one of a five-part series titled “5 Indices on A Tortured Body’, which is being presented in conjunction with the exhibition “Amerkia, God Bless You If It’s Good To You”.

Each performance is collaboratively conceived by Wardell Milan, and choreographed by Zachary Richardson. The performers will engage with sculptures designed and fabricated by artist and designer Billy Ray Morgan.

@zacharytyerichardson
@billyramerica
@browngirlcurator
@bronxmuseum

Wednesday, August 18, 2021 at 6pm - Join us for a live performance of “The Quarantine Body.” FREE to attend, but space i...
08/12/2021

Wednesday, August 18, 2021 at 6pm - Join us for a live performance of “The Quarantine Body.” FREE to attend, but space is limited, please visit http://ow.ly/xECa50FPSrM to reserve your free ticket.

About the Performance:

The second portion of “Wardell Milan: Amerika. God Bless You If It’s Good To You” (on view through October 24) is housed in a site-specific chapel exploring the idea of a “Safe Space.” This space sets the stage for collaborative, newly choreographed performances by Zachary Tye Richardson titled,“The Five Indices On A Tortured Body.”

“Body to body, side to side or face to face, aligned or opposed, most often just mixed, tangential, and having little to do with each other. But that’s how bodies, which properly exchange nothing, send one another quantities of signals, notices, winks, or signaletic gestures. A bearing, debonair or lofty, a tensing up, an appeal, a depression, a gravity, a flair. And whatever belongs to the categories of works like youth or old age, work or boredom, force or awkwardness… Bodies cross paths, rub up against each other, press each other. Take buses, cross streets, enter supermarkets, step into cars, wait their turn in line, sit down in movie theaters after passing in front of ten other bodies.” - Wardell Milan

#wardellmilan #amerikagodblessyouifitsgoodtoyou #browngirlcurator #bronxmuseumofthearts #bxma50

Last day to view the online exhibition “80 Blocks From Tiffany's: The Insistence of Life on the Periphery of Empire.” ht...
08/09/2021

Last day to view the online exhibition “80 Blocks From Tiffany's: The Insistence of Life on the Periphery of Empire.” http://ow.ly/bCcK50FNwNu

The Bronx Museum has been honored to showcase these works by local artist, community activist, and long-time partner of the Bronx Museum, Shellyne Rodriguez. Shellyne’s drawings, which have been featured in “The New York Times” and “Hyperalleric,” depict friends, comrades, and neighbors from the artist’s community in the places they live and hustle.

This piece is “Three Card Hustle,” 2021, colored pencil on paper, 19 x 25 in. Below is what the artist has to say about the work.

“The underground economy is alive and well in the periphery of the empire. Some strategies of survival are ancient, such as street card games like three-card monte. This drawing is an homage to the ingenuity of the hood. May we outlive all our oppressors.”

#shellynerodriguez #80blocksfromtiffanys #bronxmuseum #bronx #threecardhustle #bronxartists
#bxma50

Last day to view the online exhibition “80 Blocks From Tiffany's: The Insistence of Life on the Periphery of Empire.” http://ow.ly/bCcK50FNwNu

The Bronx Museum has been honored to showcase these works by local artist, community activist, and long-time partner of the Bronx Museum, Shellyne Rodriguez. Shellyne’s drawings, which have been featured in “The New York Times” and “Hyperalleric,” depict friends, comrades, and neighbors from the artist’s community in the places they live and hustle.

This piece is “Three Card Hustle,” 2021, colored pencil on paper, 19 x 25 in. Below is what the artist has to say about the work.

“The underground economy is alive and well in the periphery of the empire. Some strategies of survival are ancient, such as street card games like three-card monte. This drawing is an homage to the ingenuity of the hood. May we outlive all our oppressors.”

#shellynerodriguez #80blocksfromtiffanys #bronxmuseum #bronx #threecardhustle #bronxartists
#bxma50

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