Published by on Oct 23, 2021 | Infrastructure
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Earlier today, a festival was held in Crotona to help the community learn about future planning and development in the Bronx.

The event was hosted by the Bronx-wide Coalition in order to bring multiple community organizations and their resources to residents.

The goal, according to organizers, is to help community members learn about and contribute to the coalition’s pllanning process and economic development plan for the Bronx.

More than 20 organizations participated in the festival. The groups covered 7 different sectors including health, food, energy, education, housing, manufacturing and transportation.

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Published by on Oct 20, 2021 | Art

Bronx Calling: The 5th AIM Biennial features artwork by 68 artists, who took part in the 2018 and 2019 cycles of the Bronx Museum’s AIM Fellowship Program.

The fifth edition of Bronx Calling finds artists responding to the conditions of contemporary life in manifold ways. Whether in traditional or new media, many of the works are recent creations, the result of processing multiple crises—of health, grief, the environment, and identity.

The exhibit will be on view from November 10, 2021 to March 20, 2022.

Image credit: Victoria-Idongesit Udondian, Akaisang, 2020-2021
Photo credit: Nando Alvarez-Perez

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Bronx Museum Of The Arts
1040 Grand Concourse
Bronx, NY 10456

Tel.:       718-681-6000
Emailinfo@bronxmuseum.org

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