Around the Bronx

Bronx Community College

West 181st Street & University Avenue
Bronx, NY 10453
(718) 289-5100
www.bcc.cuny.edu

The College's program of concerts, plays, films, speakers, and art exhibits is open to both students and the public.

Visit Bronx Community College's Events Page.

Bronx County Historical Society

3309 Bainbridge Avenue
Bronx, NY 10467
www.bronxhistoricalsociety.org

The Bronx County Historical Society was founded in 1955 to promote knowledge, interest and research in The Bronx. The Society administers The Museum of Bronx History, Edgar Allan Poe Cottage, a Research Library, and the Bronx County Archives.

Visit the Bronx County Historical Society's website for news and events.

Bronx Museum of the Arts

1040 Grand Concourse (at 165th St.)
Bronx, New York 10456
(718) 681-6000
www.bxma.org

Tropicália: A Revolution in Brazilian Culture. A series of four panels focusing on the political climate in Brazil during military rule in the late 1960s and the visual art, literature, music, cinema, architecture, and design created in response, reaction, and resistance to the authoritarian regime. Through January 28, 2007.

Visit the Bronx Museum of the Arts' website for news and events.

Bronx Library Center

310 East Kingsbridge Road
Bronx, NY 10458
(718) 579-4244
www.nypl.org

Libraries are the memory of humankind, irreplaceable repositories of documents of human thought and action. Virtually all of the Bronx Library Center's collections and services are freely available to all comers. In fact, the Library has but one criterion for admission: curiosity.

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Bronx Zoo

2300 Southern Boulevard
Bronx, NY 10460
(718) 220-5100
www.bronxzoo.com

As the flagship of the largest network of metropolitan zoos in the country, the Bronx Zoo is the heart of the Wildlife Conservation Society and its work to save wildlife and wild places around the globe.

Visit the Bronx Zoo's Events Page.

CUNY Institute for Irish-American Studies

250 Bedford Park Blvd. West
Bronx, NY 10468
(718) 960-6722
www.lehman.edu/lehman/irishamericanstudies

The Institute for Irish-American Studies is a research unit of the City University of New York located on the Bronx campus of Lehman College. It supports research carried out by professors and graduate students at Baruch College, Brooklyn College, City College, The Graduate Center, Hostos Community College, Hunter College, Lehman College, and Queens College.

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Hostos Community College

500 Grand Concourse
Bronx, NY 10451
(718) 518-4444
www.hostos.cuny.edu

Hostos Community College was established in the South Bronx to meet the needs of people from this and similar communities who historically have been excluded from higher education.

Visit Hostos Community College's Events Page.

New York Botanical Garden

200th St. and Kazimiroff Boulevard
Bronx, NY 10458
(718) 817-8700
www.nybg.org

The Garden is one of the world's great collections of plants, the region's leading educational center for gardening and horticulture, and an international center for plant research.

Visit the New York Botanical Garden's Events Page.

Wave Hill

West 249th St. and Independence Avenue
Bronx, NY 10471
(718) 549-3200
www.wavehill.org

A non-profit cultural institution located on 28 acres, Wave Hill is dedicated to exploring the interaction between human beings and the natural environment.

Visit the Wave Hill's Events Page.