Five Boroughs Music Festival’s mission is to enrich communities and cultivate new audiences by bringing world-class, affordable chamber music to all corners of New York City. We collaborate with local cultural institutions to present up-and-coming artists alongside the genre’s most distinguished performers. We challenge the standard definition of ‘chamber music’ by presenting a broad range of musical styles, from early music to contemporary works, world music and other non-classical forms.
Focal Point Gallery, founded in 1974 by photographer Ron Terner, serves as an alternative exhibition space for exceptional but little-known artists unable to gain recognition elsewhere. It mounts eight exhibitions a year primarily of photography. Techniques and subject matter embraced by the artists runs the gamut and includes landscapes, pinhole computer images and photographic wall sculpture. Focal Point Press publishes an annual catalogue of the exhibitions called Viewfinder.
Fordham United Methodist Church is a multi-ethnic parish that has been part of the Bronx for generations.
Mon: 11 am-7 pm Tues - Thurs: 11 am-6 pm Fri: 1 pm-5 pm Sat: 10 am-5 pmThe Francis Martin Branch of the New York Public Library was named after a distinguished Bronx judge (1879-1947) who served as the first District Attorney of Bronx County. The first floor houses separate adult and young adult collections as well as an extensive reference collection. The children's collection is on the spacious and sunny second floor. The branch is air-conditioned and fully accessible to persons who use wheelchairs.For more information on the branch, click here.
Mon - Thurs: 10 am-8 pm Fri & Sat: 10 am-5 pmBuilt in 1958, the branch is a two-story facility with adult, young adult and children's collections. A multi-use room is available for community group meetings as well as library programs.For more information on the branch, click here.
Influenced by hip-hop culture, G.A.ME addresses social and economic injustice in low-income communities of color by utilizing youth leadership, community organizing, and hip-hop arts and culture.
The park has an outdoor swimming pool and plenty of sports fields and facilities.
Ninety-eight busts of presidents, statesmen, scientists, inventors, artists and humanitarians stand side by side in the Colonnade, overlooking the Harlem River on the Bronx Community College campus.
Located on a bluff along the Hudson in the Spuyten Duyvil section of the Bronx, this 9-acre park contains New York City‚ only statue of Henry Hudson‚ a 17-foot-tall bronze-clad figure.
THE HIGH BRIDGE BRANCH IS CLOSED FOR RENOVATION UNTIL FURTHER NOTICEIn 1975, the original Highbridge branch was demolished and rebuilt, and the library reopened to the public on October 25, 1976. Fully accessible to persons who use wheelchairs, the branch houses adult, young adult and children's collections. A meeting room near the front of the library is available for community group meetings as well as library programs.For more information on the branch, click here.