This iconic museum in the heart of the Bronx is home to more than 1,000 unique pieces of art that celebrate the culture, history and people of this diverse borough. Travelers who make their way to the Bronx Museum of the Arts will find galleries filled with paintings, sculptures, photographs and more that highlight the essential role the Bronx has played in education, activism and the urban landscape.
Visitors will find major works by Alvin Baltrop, Martin Wong and Raphael Montanez Ortiz in the permanent collection, as well as an exciting selection of visiting exhibits. A lengthy calendar of weekly teen and family programs ensures accessibility to every age group and proves the perfect way to expose a younger set to some of the Bronx most relevant art work.
The museum is located at 1040 Grand Concourse in the Bronx. It is accessible by taking the D or B train to 167 Street station. Exit at the back of the train and walk two blocks south. It is also accessible via the Bx1 or Bx2 buses. The museum is open Wednesday through Sunday from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. and open until 8 p.m. on Fridays. Admission is free.