Client Update

Upcoming Programs for Art AIDS America

Bronx, NY

 

Wednesday, July 13

Summer Season Open House

Open House 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Throughout the galleries

The Board of Trustees of The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Chairperson Laura Blanco, and Executive Director Holly Block cordially invite you to attend our Summer Open House.  

5:00pm: RSVP for Bronx Museum Members tour of Art, AIDS, America with Rock Hushka and Jonathan D. Katz, co-curators of the exhibition, to membership@bronxmuseum.org or call 718-681-6000, ext. 120.

6:30pm: Performance of IN THE GARDEN OF MI AMIGO EL id. Choreographed by Arthur Aviles, Artistic Director at BAAD! Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance, and performed by Jonathan Gonzalez.

7:15pm: Performance by Artist/Choreographer David Thomson

The Keith Haring Foundation – Project Street Beat Mobile Medical Unit, Planned Parenthood of New York City will be on site.

 

Saturday, July 16

3:00pm

Tour of Art AIDS America with Joseph Terrill and Rob Hernandez

Presented by the AIDS Center of Queens County (ACQC) and AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) Brooklyn, artist Joseph Terrill and Professor Rob Hernandez will offer a guided tour of the Art Aids America exhibition.

This event/tour is sponsored by AIDS Center of Queens County (ACQC) and AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) through our Latino Outreach & Understanding Division (LOUD).

 

Friday, July 22

Bronx Stories in collaboration with Visual AIDS

6:30pm to 9:00pm

Location: 2nd floor North Wing and throughout the galleries

Join us for a very special Bronx Stories in collaboration with Visual AIDS. Bronx Stories is an evening of storytelling, poetry and music inspired by the Bronx and the works of art on view in the Art AIDS America exhibition currently on view. Make your voice heard in our open mic. Hosted by Simply Rob.

Free admission and cash bar

The Keith Haring Foundation – Project Street Beat Mobile Medical Unit, Planned Parenthood of New York City will be on site.

 

Sunday, July 31

Boogie on the Boulevard

12:00pm to 4:00pm

May 29, June 26, July 31, and August 28, 2016

On May 29, June 26, July 31, and August 28, 2016, the last Sundays of each month, the center lanes of the Grand Concourse starting at 162nd Street will be closed to cars and open to a world of fun with free music, art and fitness programs hosted by organizations from the Bronx and beyond. 

The Keith Haring Foundation – Project Street Beat Mobile Medical Unit, Planned Parenthood of New York City will be on site.

 

Sunday, August 28

Boogie on the Boulevard

12:00pm to 4:00pm

May 29, June 26, July 31, and August 28, 2016

On May 29, June 26, July 31, and August 28, 2016, the last Sundays of each month, the center lanes of the Grand Concourse starting at 162nd Street will be closed to cars and open to a world of fun with free music, art and fitness programs hosted by organizations from the Bronx and beyond. 

The Keith Haring Foundation – Project Street Beat Mobile Medical Unit, Planned Parenthood of New York City will be on site.

 

Friday, September 2

First Fridays: Willi Ninja Tribute

6:00pm to 10:00pm

Location: Lower Gallery

Pioneer B-girl Ana “Rokafella” Garcia hosts a tribute to choreographer and dancer Willi Ninja in memory of the 10th anniversary of his passing. Join us to commemorate the career of one of voguing's visionary pioneers and powerful advocate for HIV/AIDS awareness with the presentation of the first Willi Ninja Sward, a performance by the NYC Legendary House of Ninja, runway show, video and film montage celebrating the life of Willi Ninja, and a reception.

Free admission and cash bar

The Keith Haring Foundation – Project Street Beat Mobile Medical Unit, Planned Parenthood of New York City will be on site.

 

Wednesday, September 7 and Thursday, September 8

The Bronx Museum of the Arts is working with StoryCorps—a non-profit, public media, and oral history organization—to record stories related to the upcoming exhibit, Art AIDS America, specifically focusing on communities of color who were affected by the AIDS crisis, and to preserve the stories at the Library of Congress.

A StoryCorps interview is a 40-minute conversation between two people who know each other. It’s an opportunity for individuals to come together, share stories, and ask questions:

  • What are you proud of?
  • Do you have any regrets?
  • What are some life lessons you’ve learned?

Participants receive an audio recording of their conversation, and with their permission, another copy is archived at the Library of Congress.

StoryCorps recordings will take place on September 7th and September 8th, at The Bronx Museum of the Arts, 1040 Grand Concourse at 165th Street, Bronx, NY 10456.

If you would like to sign up for a StoryCorps interview, please contact lclick@bronxmuseum.org 

 

Saturday, September 10

Sur Rodney (Sur) with Art+ members Lola Flash and Hunter Reynolds

2:00pm

Location: Performance begins at the JKP Fountain at 2:00pm, then tour at 3:00pm at the Museum

Join us for a tour of Art AIDS America exhibition with Sur Rodney (Sur) and photographer Lola Flash. Sur will speak on his researching Black & Queer in Contemporary Art and HIV/AIDS and his discovering people of color within ACT UP affinity groups. Sur's conversation with Lola Flash a member of Art+ will include a discussion about other artists of color, HIV AIDS and ACT UP while touring the representation of Black artists in the exhibition. Art+ co-founder Hunter Reynolds will be performing outside and end his simultaneous performance to visit our two guides and be present for the end of the tour.

 

Saturday, September 10

Sur Rodney (Sur) with Art+ members Lola Flash and Hunter Reynolds

2:00pm

Location: Performance begins at the JKP Fountain at 2:00pm, then tour at 3:00pm at the Museum

Join us for a tour of Art AIDS America exhibition with Sur Rodney (Sur) and photographer Lola Flash. Sur will speak on his researching Black & Queer in Contemporary Art and HIV/AIDS and his discovering people of color within ACT UP affinity groups. Sur's conversation with Lola Flash a member of Art+ will include a discussion about other artists of color, HIV AIDS and ACT UP while touring the representation of Black artists in the exhibition. Art+ co-founder Hunter Reynolds will be performing outside and end his simultaneous performance to visit our two guides and be present for the end of the tour.

 

Saturday, September 10

Still Here: Fighting HIV/AIDS in The Bronx 

3:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 2nd floor North Wing

Organized with the AAA Advisory Committee

Free admission and cash bar

Hosted by Shanti Avirgan, with guest speakers Karen Beckerman, Isaac Dapkins, Jerry Friedland, and Luis Freddy Molano

  • Hosted by Shanti Avirgan, media maker, researcher and educator in alliance with US and Brazilian HIV/AIDS activist organizations
  • Karen Beckerman, Director of High-Risk Obstetrics at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center
  • Isaac Dapkins, Medical Director of Ambulatory Care at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center
  • Jerry Friedland, Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases) and of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases) at the Yale School of Medicine
  • Luis Freddy Molano, M.D., VP of Infectious Diseases and LGTBQ Programs and Services at Community Healthcare Network

 

Friday, September 16

Performance by Karen Finley

7:00pm to 9:00pm

Location: 2nd floor North Wing

 

Boogie on the Boulevard

12pm to 4pm

The last Sundays of the summer months: May 29, June 26, July 31, and August 28, 2016

On May 29, June 26, July 31, and August 28, 2016, the center lanes of the Grand Concourse from 161st Street to 170th Street will be closed to cars and open to a world of fun with free music, activities, and programs hosted by organizations from the Bronx and beyond, as well as local artists and performers.

 

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