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Bronx Museum of the Arts

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Address: 1040 Grand Concourse at 165th Street, Bronx, NY 10456
Phone Number: +1 718-681-6000
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Sun 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Description: The Bronx Museum of the Arts is an internationally recognized cultural...
The Bronx Museum of the Arts is an internationally recognized cultural destination that presents innovative contemporary art exhibitions and education programs and is committed to promoting cross-cultural dialogues for diverse audiences. Since its founding in 1971, the Museum has played a vital role in the Bronx by helping to make art accessible to the entire community and connecting with local schools, artists, teens, and families through its robust education initiatives and public programs. In celebration of its 40th anniversary, the Museum implemented a universal free admission policy, supporting its mission to make arts experiences available to all audiences.
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Great Museum!

This is a wonderful museum. It's small but very beautiful. It has very interesting exhibits all the time. The programs offered are incredible! And there are many different kinds... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
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Bronx, New York
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Bronx, New York
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41 reviews 41 reviews
14 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This is a wonderful museum. It's small but very beautiful. It has very interesting exhibits all the time. The programs offered are incredible! And there are many different kinds of programs. They have had an art competition and a Coquito tasting; a Flamenco christmas performance; a screening of "the weight of the nation", with a healthy version of lunch and... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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191 attraction reviews
136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

I am staying in the Bronx for one month while I discover the borough and other parts of New York City and during my visit today, I went to visit their main museum known as the Bronx Museum Of The Arts. Their museum is dedicated to providing all visitors access to its' contemporary art collection and exhibitions. Furthermore, all public... More 

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Warren, MI
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24 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

I had the pleasure of performing for Tantalizing Productions' "Art of Seduction" Masquerade erotic poetry showcase at the Bronx Museum which was just that--seductive. I can't tell you much about the actual museum, but the staff who tended to us in the lower level gallery we occupied during the event were spectacular. Whatever we asked for, they made sure it... More 

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NYC
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56 reviews 56 reviews
16 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Just a few blocks from Yankee Stadium you will find the plucky Bronx Museum of the Arts. This is clearly a community space---when I visited there was a modeling call upstairs, a display of work from the collection, and a fascinating exhibition devoted to urbanism in Latin America. I was greeted warmly by the visitor services person and given everything... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

I had part of an afternoon free and wanted to get away from the crowds of the Museum of Modern Art. So I decided to visit the Bronx Museum and vicinity, partly because I'd never been to the Bronx before. Getting to the museum is easy - just catch a D or a B train and walk down the Grand... More 

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Bronx, New York, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Took my kids to Bronx museum of the Arts. Very good place if you want to raise a well rounded cultured child. I enjoyed as well as my kids. We made African dolls, also made a mobile. There were activities on every floor as it was family day. Its free and open to everyone, but must be of a certain... More 

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New York City, New York
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60 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

I was meeting someone for a few hours and searching for a midway point and a possible activity, and discovered the website for this little gem. And we mett there. It's really an interesting, well-run place. It's free and it's small -- you could take it in in an hour or two. We spent about 90 minutes, very relaxed, and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

I'm not someone to walk in museums very often, but after visiting crowded places in the city decided to see something different. I like the essence of this museum, enjoy quite the cultural expression of the Bronx through the arts, also enjoy one of their activity can be an artist for a moment. Very organized on site.

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NYC
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

A friend had told me about the "State of Mind: New California Art circa 1970" Show: http://www.bronxmuseum.org/exhibitions/state-of-mind that is currently going on through Sept 8th, 2013. I didn't know what to expect, but a friend was in town and we decided to try something a little off the beaten track - and at least for us, it was so worth... More 

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New Jersey
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157 reviews 157 reviews
87 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

I am not one for modern installations but there were a lot using light and sound technology. I enjoyed the building. It is worth going to see no matter what is being shown. The bus stops right in front. There is a large sitting area to just relax and read the books set out for your pleasure. The staff is... More 

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