Bronx Museum of the Arts

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Fee: Suggested $5

Sun. 11 AM–6 PM
Mon. Closed
Tue. Closed
Wed. Closed
Thu. 11 AM–6 PM
Fri. 11 AM–8 PM
Sat. 11 AM–6 PM
No-Fee Hours: 11 AM–6 PM
1040 Grand Concourse
Bronx, New York 10456
(718) 681-6000

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Looking northeast across Grand Concourse (Bronx) and East 165th Street on a cloudy afternoon at Bronx Museum of the Arts.
The Bronx Museum (website) is a Museum in New York.
Official description from Bronx Museum:

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 Con- course 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 practice and develop- ment. The Museum's educational offerings spring from these central programs with outreach to children and families as well as adult audiences.

Wikipedia excerpt:
The Bronx Museum of the Arts is a cultural institution located in the New York City borough of The Bronx. The museum focuses on contemporary and 20th century works created by American artists, and it has hosted exhibitions of art and design from Latin America, Africa and Asia. Its permanent collection consists of more than 800 paintings, sculptures, photographs and works on paper. The museum was founded in 1971 and originally housed in the Bronx County Courthouse. In 1982, it moved into a converted synagogue at 165th Street and the Grand Concourse. In 2006, the museum’s size was doubled to 33,000 square feet (3,100 m2) following a $19 million expansion project designed by Arquitectonica that added a larger entrance, a new gallery and enhanced educational facilities. In 2008, a 3,000-square-foot (280 m2) arts center was added to accommodate educational programs for local schoolchildren and their families.

Promotional images for exhibits from Bronx Museum official site

Current Exhibitions

Oct 28, 2010 – Jun 06, 2011
ORANGE TREE is a 20 foot steel sculpture created by Cuban born artist Alexandre Arrechea, with multi-limbed basketball hoop "branches" surrounded by scattered basketballs to mimic fallen fruit.
Jan 27, 2010 – May 29, 2011
Organized by guest-curator Isolde Brielmaier, this exhibition will feature sculptures, prints and drawings by Elizabeth Catlett and works by twenty one contemporary artists.
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