Tag: BxArts Factory

Get Ready To Boogie Down The Concourse! Boogie On The Boulevard is Back!

For 3 Sundays in August (August 2nd, 9th, & 16th) the center lanes of The Grand Concourse will be closed off to vehicular traffic from Noon to 4PM stretching from 161st Street all the way to 167th Street—doubling last year’s footprint of the event!

There will be tons of activities on these days for folks of all ages with free music, arts programs by local artists, and many more! Oh and speaking of art, The BxArts Factory will be on hand with art workshops in their outdoor gallery with DJs spinning music reflecting the borough’s diverse cultures as murals are painted by local artists!

Open Call For Artists For BxArts Factory Fundraiser at Gun Hill Brewing Co!

Since BxArts Factory announced their launch earlier this year, they have been on fire with event after event and there seems like no stopping them!

Now the group is having a fundraiser and has put out a call for artists and artwork for a fundraiser to be held at Gun Hill Brewing Co on April 17th-18th, 2015 with 40% of any sale going to the artist and 60% to benefit the BxArts Factory, a non-profit arts-based organization. It’s important to note that you can submit 2 dimensional art INCLUDING photographs as long as you follow the guidelines.

Innuendos: The Voices of 10 Bronxite Women—Tomorrow at The Andrew Freedman Home (Along With Another Art Show Opening!)

Tomorrow, Friday, March 6 from 5:30PM – 9:30PM, you’ll get TWO art openings under one roof as the BxArts Factory launches their first exhibition called ‘Innuendos: The Voices of 10 Bronxite Women’, and the Andrew Freedman Home Artists in Residence II Annual Art Exhibition featuring 15 artists and their works.

Exclusive: BxArts Factory Reveals New Home Just in Time for Their Launch Party Tonight

Many Bronxites and artists have been talking about the new arts organization, BxArts Factory, since we made the announcement last month on the inception of the this endeavor. Now, today, in anticipation of their launch party tonight at the Bronx Museum, they’ve revealed to Welcome2TheBronx their location.

The BxArts Factory will located in the nationally landmarked Brook Avenue Gardens building on 148th Street and Brook Avenue in Mott Haven at the border of Melrose.

BxArts Factory Launches February 12th At The Bronx Museum

BxArts Factory, the borough’s first incubator for the Arts, will officially launch on Thursday, February 12th at The Bronx Museum of the Arts. The event will be held from 6pm – 8pm and, “…will be filled with artists performing and creating art live for the audience to enjoy their craft,” says Yolanda Rodriguez Co-Founder of the organization in a press release sent to us last night.

Coming Soon: The BxArts Factory — An Incubator for Bronx Artists

We’ve just received word that an incubator for Bronx artists is coming soon — the BxArts Factory!

Our borough has long been a cultural hot bed of the arts, we’ve produced some of the biggest names in a vast array of disciplines and have had an impact on a global scale. The one thing missing for the arts to continue to flourish and be more accessible to folks in The Bronx has been a space where folks can come together and collaborate and work alongside each other, tapping into the creative juices flowing simultaneously. This is the borough that birthed music like Salsa and Hip Hop, fashion icons Ralph Lauren and Calvin Klein, graffiti legends like Crash, Tats Cru which took the art form to an entire different level blazing a trail through the global art scenes and creating movements around the planet.