Named after the Greek colony of Croton, known for its Olympic athletes, Crotona Park has served the Bronx community steadily since its purchase by the City in 1888.
As its name implies, Dancing in the Streets mounts performances in unusual venues from Grand Central Terminal to Coney Island to Astoria Pool in an effort to cultivate non-dance audiences and draw attention to architecture and our surroundings.
As a member of the American Alliance of Museums, The Hebrew Home at Riverdale is committed to publicly exhibiting its art collection throughout its campus, including a sculpture garden overlooking the Hudson River. The Derfner Judaica Museum + The Art Collection provide cultural programming for HHAR residents, their families and the public from throughout NYC and visitors from elsewhere. The Home is a nonprofit, non-sectarian organization serving more than 11,000 elderly persons.
The Drammeh Institute promotes interest in the moving image through, documentary development, preservation of moving images for future study and educational purposes; and, offers new media workshops for youth and adults.
DreamYard uses project-based arts learning to ignite the transformative spirit in youth, public schools and communities. As the largest arts education provider in the Bronx and one of the largest providers in the City, DreamYard impacts the social and intellectual growth of thousands of K-12th grade students each year.
Mon & Tues: 12 pm-6 pm Wed & Thurs: 11 am-7 pm Fri: 12 pm-5 pm Sat: 10 am-5 pmThe one-story facility houses adult, young adult and children's collections. An auditorium is available for community group meetings.For more information on the branch, click here.
Mon & Thurs: 11 am-7 pm Tues & Wed: 12 pm-6 pm Fri: 12 pm-5 pm Sat: 10 am-5 pmOpened to the public in 1973, the branch is a one-story structure with adult, young adult and children's collections. It is air-conditioned and fully accessible to persons who use wheelchairs. There is a 50-seat auditorium available for library programs and community group meetings. The surrounding multi-ethnic community is predominantly African-American and Caribbean.For more information on the branch, click here.
Elisa Contemporary Art is dedicated to promoting the appreciation and collection of art as a way to enrich and heal, lives, communities and the world. We represent artists from around the world, and donate a portion of our gallery sales to charity.
Through touring exhibitions and publications, En Foco provides emerging and mid-career artists with recognition, honoraria and technical assistance. It disseminates their work though the quarterly bilingual journal Nueva Luz, and its touring-gallery program mounts temporary exhibits in public libraries, universities, banks and other community spaces.
En Garde Arts develops unconventional theatrical productions from the ground up, marrying story with place, and content with community. It produces bold, inventive and immersive work of the highest caliber by both emerging and established artists.