Basquiat at The Broad

I have always appreciated the work of Jean-Michel Basquiat. In fact, I wrote my undergrad art history thesis about the public perception of his racial identity to his work. At The Broad, it was inspiring to see Basquiat’s work in a dedicated section. Must-see section of their permanent collection gallery!

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Jasper Johns: ‘something resembling truth’

‘something resembling truth’ surveys the work of Jasper Johns over six decades of artwork. His work is a signature to American art history and is considered one of America’s greatest artists. A collaboration with the Royal Academy in London, Jasper Johns: ‘Something Resembling Truth’ will be at The Broad through May 13.

NYBG Orchid Show 2018

I had such an amazing time at the Orchid Show located on the grounds of the New York Botanical Garden in the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory. It was beautiful and serene! The floral art installations of Daniel Ost celebrated the complex and stunning beauty of orchids. I walked away with a new appreciation for orchids!

Come to The Bronx to enjoy more of their beautiful grounds!!!

Between The World and Me

 

Between The World and Me is a phenomenal book that was transformed into a production by the same name for two nights in NYC and one night at the Kennedy Center in DC. This breathtaking performance was a moment in history I will not forget. With actors and performances reading Coates’ words, you were inspired and disgusted with the reason why he had to write this book to his son. I felt so much awe at the brilliance of the production and feel an incredible duty as an Educator to continue the work of equity and justice.

Artssembly: Art is Community Third Annual Celebration

29060053_813523645515482_3435443469436507435_oName of Event: [Arts]sembly: Art is Community Third Annual Celebration

When: Saturday, April 28th, 2018

Where:  Alianza Dominicana Cultural Center

Address:  530 W 166th St, New York, New York 10032

Time: 6 to 10 pm

Tickets: $40

Link to Purchase: www.artful.ly/bxartsfactory

Type of Event: Fundraiser and Cultural/Art Showcase

Hosting the Event: Margarita Cuevas Cruz

What do they get with the ticket: The evening will be filled with fun art activities, music and dance performances and artists showcase! Come dance the night away with Uptown Vinyl Supreme, enjoy of the beautiful Alianza Dominicana Folklore Dancers, listen to Poetry and the performance of singer Brandon Tyler, be re-energized by an Art Exhibition by members of the BxArts Factory, get inspired by Keynote Speakers, create in our Art Stations and participate in our raffle! Your ticket will also include one free drink. Food will be sold by food vendors.

Event Sponsored by:

BxArts Factory

Alianza Dominicana Cultural Center

Dominican Writer’s Association