Reflecting the ethnic diversity of the borough, the Bronx Arts Ensemble's repertory features music from many cultures and in many styles, including classical and jazz.
The Bronx Council on the Arts provides an array of services to 5,000 artists and more than 250 arts and community-based organizations.
Poe's simple home, where he spent the last years of his life, is operated by the Bronx County Historical Society and has been restored to look as it did then.
This restored 1758 fieldstone house, operated by the Bronx County Historical Society, retains many of its original elements and serves as the Museum of Bronx History.
From classical ballet and modern dance to jazz, tap, aerobics and martial arts, Bronx Dance Theatre offers both training and performances in its facility.
Works by 20th-century artists from Africa, Asia and Latin America, as well as American descendants from those regions, form the basis of the collection. Exhibitions and programs offer Bronx residents the opportunity to learn about themselves and their heritage, history and culture while gaining insight into other cultural groups.
This small classical company performs at Lehman College's Lovinger Theatre and elsewhere in New York City and Long Island, in English, with full orchestra and chorus.
This multi-arts center has filled the West Farms community of the Bronx with art and environmental experiences. Programs encourage residents to engage in creative activism towards the revitalization of their neighborhood. It provides affordable fine arts and digital media classes for all ages.
Headquarters for the Wildlife Conservation Society, this is the largest urban zoo in the United States. Its woods, streams and parklands cover 265 acres and house more than 4,000 animals. Dramatic settings include the Congo Gorilla Forest and two miles of the open-air Wild Asia exhibit, served by monorail.
BAM is America's oldest performing arts center and a leading presenter of the avant-garde. Since opening in 1861, it has presented the finest in performing arts.