BMHC programs emphasize community input, artist involvement, audience development, and education about the Bronx as a cultural cauldron and magnet for creative innovation. Programs include live music performances, readings, film screenings, educational art programs, art installations and music history trolley tours of the neighborhood.See the full list
Multimedia exhibit that pays tribute to Elombe Brath, Pan-African activist and artist who grew up in the neighborhood and, from an early age, was involved in the local jazz scene. Curated by Bob Gumbs and Cinque Brath, the exhibit will remain open from February 25 to April 30.
The Bronx’s economic and physical development grew and changed in tandem with what was taking place in the arts and music, as well as new and emerging entertainment trends, happening throughout the borough and the City at large.
On Friday, January 13, 2017, WHEDco broke ground on its third and most ambitious affordable housing development yet: Bronx Commons! The development will be constructed in the Melrose neighborhood of the South Bronx, in partnership with BFC Partners. Bronx Commons will provide 305 much-needed affordable housing units, while serving as the permanent home for the Bronx Music Hall, a new music venue, gallery, and arts-based community center.