The Bronx Museum of Art has been hosting very high quality exhibition for the purpose of education to the children and the adults.
The parmanent collection established in 1986 is featuring pictures, photographs, printing, multi-media and the sculputure, in short, contemporary art. Moreover, the museum providing the community for the local people such as the concert, dance lesson etc.
The museum was founded in 1971. 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 following a $19 million expansion project that added a larger entrance, a new gallery and enhanced educational facilities. In 2008, a 3,000 square-foot arts center was added to accommodate educational programs for local schoolchildren and their families.
In 2006, Holly Block became the museum’s direction. She was previously the executive director of Art in General, a nonprofit organization in New York City.
Address: 1040 Grand Concourse at 165th St., Bronx, NY
Subway: D/B Line 167th St/Grand Concourse, 4Line 161st/Yankee Stadium
Hours: Wed 12:00-9:00pm Thu-Sun 12:00-6:00pm