Bronx Museum to hold annual Visionaries gala

The Bronx Museum of the Arts will hold its annual benefit on Monday, March 2, to support its free admission policy, its arts education programs that reach more than 16,000 Bronx youngsters annually, and its exhibitions. 

Daniel “Desus” Baker and Joel “Mero” Martino, known popularly as The Bodega Boys, will receive the museum’s Visionary award for their “witty and insightful commentary on pop culture and their steadfast pride and support of the Bronx. 

The museum’s Art and Social Justice award will go to Henry and Kathleen Chalfant and its Trailblazer award will be given to Diana Al-Hadid and  Jon Lott. U.S. Rep. Jose E. Serrano and State Senator Jose M. Serrano also will be honored.

The benefit will be held at Capitale on Manhattan’s Lower East Side.  Ticket prices start at $500. The museum, located on the Grand Concourse,  receives 100,000 local and international visitors annually.  Entertainment will be provided by Bronx-born Maluca, and Young Paris. 

For more information contact:  [email protected] or 718-681-6000 X174.

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