Bronx River Art Center

1087 East Tremont Avenue
718-589-5819

Mission:

Bronx River Art Center (BRAC) is a culturally diverse, multi-arts, non-profit organization that provides a forum for community, artists, and youth to transform creativity into vision. Our Education, Exhibitions, Artist Studios, and Presenting Programs cultivate leadership in an urban environment and stewardship of our natural resource - the Bronx River.


Recent News

BRAC Fall Registration Early Bird Special Extended

Registration for fall classes is now open!Click Here To Register Online Before September 14, For 10% DiscountATTENTION TEENS AND YOUNG ADULTS!Apply for BRAC's Teen Project Studio(+2.0)This is a Free and Unique Hands-on Introductory Program to…

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Registration is Now Open for 2019 Summer Class at The Bronx River Art Center

Get ready for Summer Fun at The Bronx River Art Center. BRAC is excited to announce the posting of our new Visual Arts and Media classes for the Summer of 2019. We are currently offering an early bird special of 10% Off until June 18. Please see a…

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Register for Spring 2019 Classes and Apply for TPS at BRAC!

Registration For BRAC Spring Classes Is Now Open Click the button below to register online atwww.eventbrite.com or call the BRONX RIVER ART CENTER at (718) 589-5819 for more informationREGISTER BEFORE March 23, 2019 FOR A 10% DISCOUNTCheck out our…

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Registration Reminder for Winter Art Classes at BRAC!

Make your New Year a fun and successful one by including Art Classes at BRAC as one of your New Year's resolutions.REGISTER FOR WINTER CLASSES!Just 4 days left to register with 10% Discount before January 5.CLASSES START JANUARY 7, 2019Call…

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Register for Winter 2019 Classes During Holiday Hours at BRAC!

Bronx River Art Center, 1087 E Tremont Ave, Bronx, NY 10460BronxRiverArt.org  (718) 589-5819 x26Brac will be open during the holiday break to register for winter classes!Call or stop by  Wednesday, Thursday or Friday from 3:00 - 6:00pm and…

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Open Call for BRAC Alumni Students, Artists and Friends

Attention: Open Call to BRAC Alumni Students, Artists and Friends!!! Come work in our newly renovated studios  to create original Artwork to show in our Holiday Exhibition and Art Auction to Benefit BRAC.An Art Making, Art Exhibiting and…

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Bronx River Art Center Fall Classes

Fall art Classes Started Yesterday! at the Newly RenovatedBronx river art center!The Bronx River River Art Center (BRAC) is excited to announce that our Fall series of classes have begun. Classes are filing up quickly, but Registration will remain…

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BRAC Classes

Register Today or Monday at BRAC for a 2nd or 3rd class and receive a Special Holiday Discount of 15%!BRAC CLASSES START NEXT WEEK!Purchase your tickets at BRAC ONLY for a special 15% DISCOUNT, and come check out our NEWLY RENOVATED BUILDING TO…

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Bronx River Art Center - Fall Classes Start October 9, 2018

Revised Class SchedulesMondays: Graphic Design for all ages changed to 4:30 - 6:30Mondays: Ceramics for tweens changed to 4:30 - 6:30Tuesdays: Painting for youth changed to 4:30 - 6:30Wednesdays: Cartooning for tweens changed to 4:30 -…

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Register for Fall Classes at BRAC! 10% Discount Extended on Early Registration Till the End of September 2018!

The Bronx River Art Center is offering child, teen or adult classes every day of the week this Fall from October 9 - December 21, 2018!Develop your existing skills or try something entirely new!Each 10-week class will take place at our newly…

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Bronx River Art Center's Summer Classes Runs from July 16 - August 17, 2018

WE HAVE GREAT NEWS FOR SUMMER!We are excited to start back up with a full Summer Program of Classes in our newly renovated BRAC building!Register for Summer classes at BRAC, or on line, beginning July 9. Classes run from July 16 to August 17.Come…

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Opening Weekend: River Rising and Sube el Rio

The Bronx River Art Center invites the community to come out to Starlight Park for the opening of the outdoor exhibition River Rising/Sube el Rio* An Exposition of Science, Art and Technology. This fun weekend of parades, music, dancing, live…

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Bronx River Art Center Opens Year Long Public Art Exhibition in Starlight Park Inspired by 1918 Bronx World's Fair

On June 30 & July 1, 2018, in Starlight Park, The Bronx River Arts Center will launch the yearlong exhibition River Rising/Sube el Rio: An Exposition of Science, Art and Technology. The exhibit, which will be on view June 30, 2018 through June…

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Calling Bronx Teens - Spring 2018 Teen Project Studio

TEEN PROJECT STUDIO (TPS) SPRING 2018  FREE PROGRAM for Ages 14-19 "In the field" art adventures for teens.Calling all interested teens!Join us on a trip to Artists' Studios at the Elizabeth Foundation in Mid-town Manhattan this Saturday. Our…

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Sign Up for BRAC's Saturday Pop-Up Workshop Series 2018

Click here to Sign Up for BRAC's Saturday Pop-Up Workshop…

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BRAC's Saturday Pop-Up Workshop Series at Rex Hall

BRAC is popping up once again this fall at another venue in our Bronx community. Rex Hall, located on East 187th St, near Arthur Ave, is an old Italian-American banquet hall that has been re-envisioned as a new cultural hub for Bronx residents by…

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Support BRAC on Give Local NYC day, May 3, 2016

On May 3, 2016, from 12:00 AM. to 11:59 PM, The Bronx River Art Center (BRAC) is participating in Give Local America 2016 (#iGiveLocal). This year Give Local America has initiated GiveLocalNYC and it is the perfect opportunity to help meet our…

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Register for BRAC's Spring Art Class

Spring 2016 Fine Arts & Digital Media ClassesMay 2, 2016 - June 18, 2016PROMOTION: All classes are 10% off until April 2, 2016!A limited number of partial tuition scholarships are available for youth, based on portfolio review and financial…

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BRAC's Winter Classes Reserve your Spot

BRAC's Winter Classes begin January 5th and run through March 19th (10 weekly sessions).Come in to register in person at 2064 Boston Road (near West Farms 2/5 train stop) or Click here to register online!Adults & Teens Classes: Digital…

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Support BRAC with your 2015 tax-deductible donation!

Bronx, NY -Only 16 days left in December to make your 2015 tax deductible donation to the charity of your choice, and if this reminder brings the Bronx River Art Center (BRAC) to your heart and mind, then impulse generosity is the order of the…

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Exhibition - cu·li·nar·y

Featured Artists:Irina Danilova          Michael PribichNicole Dextras         Gayle SaundersIra Merritt                  Mie YimThe Bronx River Art Center (BRAC) is pleased to present cu·li·nar·y, the fifth and…

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Register For FALL BRAC Class 2015

Registration is on a first-come first-served basis. All fees must be paid in full at the time of registration in the form of cash, check with ID, or money order. Don't miss out on our one week early registration discount (Thursday, August 20th…

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A Unique Partnership Opportunity with the Bronx River Art Center

We are seeking partnerships with schools and after-school program providers to offer our unique arts programming to the youth you serve. Quality arts education should be an important component for a well-rounded school day, which we can provide as a…

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Register Now for BRAC Summer Classes 2015

Bronx River Art Center's Summer Classes in Fine Arts and Digital MediaJuly 7th - August 8thFor Kids, Teens and Adults - Animation - Cartooning - Digital Photography - Drawing & PaintingRegistration fee includes all 5 sessions plus supplies…

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The Bronx River Art Center Presents The Sculpture of Food

The Bronx River Art Center invites you to attend the opening reception for The Sculpture of Food, which will be on view at BRAC's temporary gallery space at 305 East 140th St. Bronx, N.Y.  This is the second of an extensive two-year production of…

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Spring Bronx River Art Center Classes

Registration has begun for BRAC's Spring Classes!Classes begin the week of April 10th and run through June 27th.(10 weekly sessions) Early Bird Registration Discount!Friday, February 20th through Friday, March 6th BRAC will give each registrant a…

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Exhibition - The Food Design Show

The Food Design Show addresses the content, or “container,” of our sensory experiences and the act of food consumption through the eyes of artists.  The exhibit seeks to break the boundaries of past limitations of how food is thought of (its…

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Bronx River Art Center News - January 10, 2014

The Food Design ShowPublic ProgramM(y)Crobes Workshop by Stefani Bardin and Dr. Toby HeysMonday, January 12, 2015, 5:00-6:30pmBRAC Temporary Gallery305 East 140th St. Bronx, NYM(y)Crobes, a project by The Cotard Syndicate (a collaboration between…

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Great Holiday Gift Idea: Register for BRAC Winter Classes!!

Great Holiday Gift!! Register for a BRAC Class For family members and friends of all ages, register for a BRAC class as a special holiday gift! Don't wait another minute! Winter Classes Starting in January!This fall semester most all BRAC classes…

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The Bronx River Art Center Presents The Food Design Show

First of a two-year Exhibition Series entitled Food Systems, Surroundings & Sensibilities Public Programs include Lectures, Workshops and Film screenings.The Bronx River Art Center (BRAC) is pleased to announce its next exhibition, The Food…

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Registration for BRAC Winter 2015 Classes: Great Holiday Gift!

A Great Holiday Gift!Don't wait another minute! Winter Classes Starting in January!At just $75 for children and $100 for adults per semester, it's the most affordable art program you can find! And if a family signs up for more than one class it's an…

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"Aqua Hung" By Xavier Figueroa With A Performance By Davalois Fearon

Bronx, NY -- The Bronx River Art Center (BRAC) and the New York City Department of Transportation (DOT), through its Art Program's Community Commissions program track, are pleased to unveil a new, temporary public art sculpture by New York…

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Exhibition - Lionel Cruet: In Between Real and Digital

The Bronx River Art Center is pleased to announce the upcoming exhibition Lionel Cruet: In Between, Real and Digital. Curated by Karine Duteil, the exhibition will feature Cruet's recent artworks, which employ digital platforms to spark discussions…

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Bronx River Art Center News - September 2014

FALL 2014 CLASSESRegistration is now open through September 29th. All classes begin the week of September 29th and run through December 13th. Enrollment is limited, so please register today! Youth Classes (age 7 to 13)Age 7-10    Painting   …

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Welcome to Registration Saturdays at Bronx River Art Center!!

Please come and join us on Saturdays and have a BRAC staff assist you in selecting exciting art classes we are offering this fall. BRAC is excited to announce a special limited promotional offer of a 10% discount available for those who register…

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Bronx River Art Center Fall 2014 Classes

Brac Fall Art Classes Begin September 30thRegistration Extended Through First Week Of ClassesYouth, Teens And Adults Are Encouraged To Explore A Range Of Media Including Painting & Drawing, Digital Photography, Animation, Cartooning And Game…

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Bronx River Art Center Summer 2014 Classes: Fine Art and Digital Media for Kids, Teens and Adults

Bronx, NY---Once again this summer the Bronx River Art Center (BRAC) offers a host of exciting classes in a variety of media, for youth ages 5 and up and adults. These classes, taught by professional artists, emphasize practical tools of art…

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The Bronx River Art Center Presents: 'Workshop with Artist Peter Edlund'

Artist Peter Edlund will conduct an educational and hands-on workshop in conjunction with the exhibition "Terroir" at the Bronx River Art Center gallery. After speaking about the Native languages in the state of New York, Edlund will invite students…

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The Bronx River Art Center Presents: 'Know Who You Are at Every Age'

Session Four of our Curatorial Practice SeriesThis non-thematic group exhibition is the result of a collaborative project initiated by Q_Raider, a curatorial platform represented as a public profile for the nascent Office of Curatorial Work founded…

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Bronx River Art Center Spring 2014 Classes: Fine Art and Digital Media for Kids, Teens and Adults

Brac Spring Art Classes begin in April Youth, teens and adults encouraged to explore a range of media from animation and game design to painting and digital photographyBronx, NY - Once again this spring the Bronx River Art Center (BRAC) offers a…

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BRAC News - March 10, 2014

Bronx Speaks: No Boundaries From March 5 to March 9 we participated in "Bronx Speaks: No Boundaries" an exhibit of Bronx artists produced by the Bronx Arts Alliance at the Bronx Museum as part of the New York Armory Show.  Representing BRAC were…

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Register for Spring BRAC classes Now. Classes Begin the week of March 31, 2014

Registration has begun for BRAC's Spring Classes!Classes begin the week of March 31st and run through June 21st.(10 weekly sessions)  Come in to register in person at 2064 Boston Road (near West Farms 2/5 train stop) or Click here to register…

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Exhibition: BRURAL: Shattering Phenomena

Artists from Russia and New York respond to two cataclysmic events in a new art exhibit presented by the Bronx River Art Center (BRAC)  In BRURAL: Shattering Phenomena the impact on local communities and individuals of the Chelyabinsk Meteorite and…

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Register for BRAC 2014 Winter Classes - Starting January 6, 2014

Classes begin the week of January 6th through March 22nd (10 weekly sessions)  Come in to register in person at 2064 Boston Road (near West Farms 2/5 train stop) orClick here to register online!Registration Fee Youth & Teens: $75Adults:…

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Register for Fall BRAC Classes Now. Classes Begin October 5, 2013

Last chance to register for classes! Classes begin October 5th!  We are open Monday - Friday, 10am - 6pm and Saturday, 10 am - 4pm. Come in and register! Or register online Click here to register! Classes run October 5 - December 16,…

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Bronx River Art Center and NYC DOT Unveil "Tetra-Elements" Sculpture

Bronx, NY, September 19, 2013 -The Bronx River Art Center (BRAC) and the New York City Department of Transportation (DOT), through its Urban Art Program's Arterventions initiative, are pleased to unveil a new, temporary public art sculpture by…

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Fall 2013 Classes Bronx River Art Center

Children's Classes - Fall 2013September 30, 2013 - December 16, 2013Basic Ceramic Clay Pottery (Ages 7-13) Basic Ceramic Clay Pottery (Ages 7-13)Instructor(s): Reuben King Time: Mondays, 4pm-6pmLocation: Burke Plaza Ages: 7 - 13Fee: $75Students will…

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Summer Art Classes, Sessions Begin July 8th, 2013

Bronx River Art Center Summer Classes in Fine Art and Digital MediaJuly 8th - August 9thFor kids, teens and adults.CeramicsDrawing / PaintingDigital PhotographyCartooningCreative DrawingAnimationPricesages 5-195 sessions for $50adults5 sessions for…

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School Mural Project About Healthy Foods Unveiled

Program (CASA) at P.S. 57, will uncover this beautiful mural, hand painted by more than 35 of the school's youth. The event will be a celebration of the end of the after-school program for school year from 3pm to 5pm, the Bronx River Art Center's…

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BRAC Presents Bronx River Sounds 2013

Bronx, NY---This month BRAC continues its "BRAC on the Block" brand of programming with its 10th Annual Bronx River Sounds Performing Arts Festival held throughout the Bronx in public spaces and with partner organizations.  With a theme of Song…

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Process and Progress: Brooke Singer, SLO Architecture...

Bronx River Art Center (BRAC) Presents: Process and Progress 5 Brooke Singer, SLO Architecture, NYC Department of City Planning, 596 Acres, BRAC's Teen Project Studio. An exhibition where artists, designers and community engages with…

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Soda Fountain FUNraiser

Spring is in the air and what says spring in the Bronx more clearly than Doo-Wop A capella singers "hanging out" and harmonizing "on the block" in front of their favorite neighborhood soda shop. This will be the setting for Bronx River Art Center's…

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Schedule for Spring Fine Arts and Media Classes

Schedule for Spring 2013 Fine Arts & Media ClassesApril 8th - June 15thFor kids, teens and adults. Printmaking / DrawingAges 7-10------Mondays------ 4pm-6pmPainting / DrawingAges 7-9------Saturdays------11am-1pmAges…

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Process and Progress: Drew Manahan, Meta Local Collaborative and The Bronx River Alliance

Bronx River Art Center (BRAC) is proud to announce Process and Progress: Drew Manahan, Meta Local Collaborative & The Bronx River Alliance. This is the third in the series of five exhibitions that invites artists and architects to engage with…

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Register NOW for BRAC's Winter Semester of Fine Art and Digital Media Classes for Youth and Adults

Our "BRAC on the Block" initiative continues into its third year of off-site cultural programming at various sites throughout the Bronx while our building is closed for renovation. Registration is now open at our temporary headquarters at…

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Wonderful Winter Classes at BRAC

Registration for Winter Classes NOW OPEN! As the fall season comes to an end, BRAC prepares for a new winter semester of fine arts classes!Kids, Teens and Adults - Show your true colors this winter and sign up for a BRAC fine arts course! …

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Process and Progress: Aaron Jones and Art Jones

Bronx, NY---Bronx River Art Center (BRAC) is proud to announce Process and Progress: Aaron Jones and Art Jones, the second in the series of four exhibitions that invites artists and architects to engage with systems of urban development in the Bronx…

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Fall into the Arts at Bronx River Art Center

Our registration period is coming to an end so we urge you to register for Fall Art Classes before it's too late!BRAC's art classes are taught by professional artists with experience in a wide variety of techniques. The fall semester features a…

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Fall Art Classes at BRAC

There's no better way to end a school day than with an art class at the Bronx River Art Center.   BRAC's art classes are taught by professional artists with experience in a wide variety of techniques including: Drawing & Painting,…

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Register NOW for Fine Art & Digital Media Classes for Youth & Adults

Registration is underway at the Bronx River Art Center for a robust schedule of hands-on fine and digital art classes that begin October 1. Our “BRAC on the Block” initiative continues into its third year of off-site cultural programming and…

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Process and Progress: Sonya Blesofsky and Lan Tuazon

Bronx River Art Center (BRAC) is proud to announce Process and Progress: Sonya Blesofsky and Lan Tuazon, the first in the series of four exhibitions that invites artists and architects to engage with systems of urban development in the Bronx and…

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Fall 2012 Session of Fine Arts and Digital Media Classes

Registration is underway at the Bronx River Art Center and we are pleased to announce a robust calendar of classes for the fall season. BRAC continues to infuse the Bronx with culturally diverse, multi-arts events and programs. Through our…

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Fall Classes at Bronx River Art Center

Registration for Fall Fine Art Classes is now available online and in person! Date: October 1st - December 8thCost: Youth & Teens: $75 for 10 class sessionsAdults: $100 for 8 class sessionsCeramics For KidsCeramics I  (Ages 7-9)Ceramics II…

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Look Out For Fall Classes

As the summer comes to an end, BRAC begins to prepare for the Fall. The fall semester begins October 1st and classes include Ceramics, Cartooning, Drawing & Painting, Digital Photography, Portfolio Prep for Tweens and Teens, and Teen Project…

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Virtual/Monumental Takes Over West Farms Square

Bronx River Art Center (BRAC) is proud to announce the launch of Virtual/Monumental in public locations across West Farms SquareVirtual/Monumental underscores the relationships between sites and people and interconnects BRAC's Education and…

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