Friday, May 1, 2009


Visit Bronx artists' private studios during the 3rd Annual Mott Haven Open

Artist Studio Tour on Saturday, May 2, 2009, from 12:00-6:00pm! Free! 

Hosted by the Bronx Council on the Arts' new Bronx Culture Trolley


Maps are online here

<> , at, and will be at all locations on the tour. Event info

line: 718-401-7866

The self guided tour starts at 12:00pm (noon) at Longwood Art Gallery @

Hostos  at 450 Grand Concourse, near the 2, 4, and 5 trains at 149 St-Grand

Concourse; trolley departs Longwood Art Gallery every hour on the hour from

12-5pm and shuttles riders to all studios. Hop on and off the trolley all


Afterparty at Longwood Art Gallery from 6:00-8:00 pm.

The 3rd Annual offers a rare opportunity to visit many artists' private

studios not ordinarily open to the public; and brings together shows at the

Bronx Blue Bedroom Project, Bruckner Gallery, Haven Arts Gallery, LDR Studio

Gallery, Sobro 721 Gallery, and studios at the Bronx Museum of the Arts,

where international artists Dulce Gómez Cerezo (Venezuela); André Komatsu

(Brazil); and Belinda (Billie) Zangewa (South Africa) are in residence

(enter building through South Wing to visit studios; suggested donation to

enter exhibitions in North Wing).  Also on the tour is an installation

curated by Alison Ward at the Synthetic Zero Art Space, (305 E. 140th St,

#1A) which opens the evening before, May 1 from 6:00-9:00 pm. 

Special Event Schedule

12:00-6:00pm - Private artists' studios open to the public

2:00pm - Reading by Chapter One winners Shell Fischer and Jason Michael

Martin at Longwood Art Gallery

2:00-5:00pm - Opening of Mark L Stafford's installation W O R K at the Bronx

Blue Bedroom Project

3:30 - 4:30pm Play, Pink Bones at Spanic Attack's Bronx Salon, at 271

Alexander Avenue

All day - Artists paint outdoors en pleine aire outside 305 East 140th


6:00-8:00pm - 3rd Annual celebratory reception aka Afterparty! at Longwood

Art Gallery 

Next Bronx Culture Trolley Saturdays trolley is June 6th - ¡Viva Cultura! -

a celebration of Puerto Rican heritage in the Bronx. 

The Bronx Culture Trolley Saturdays' vehicle is wheelchair accessible; and

accessible venues will be marked on tour map. 

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