More than 30 photos on 15 vinyl panels made up an exhibit on the grounds of the Mitchel Houses in Port Morris at a June 26 opening reception. It was the result of nine months of classes for 13 adult students learning from professionals from the Bronx Photo League.
For the second straight year, a shuttered medical facility in the heart of Mott Haven was the site of a daylong festival for community members to show pride in their neighborhood.
A new exhibit at the Longwood Art Gallery at Hostos trains its lens on motherhood, sexuality, immigration and race through the eyes of seven Bronx women of color.
Herald staff spent a week at the Mott Haven Public Library in May, asking people two questions: ‘What do you like best and what do you like least about living here?’
The Masjid Ebun Abass Mosque on the corner of Alexander and Third avenues was damaged by BB pellet shootings during the holy period of Ramadan. The police have classified the acts of vandalism as hate crimes and the mosque is now being guarded around the clock by officers from the 40th Precinct.
The South Bronx Independent Artists Coalition joined forces with both local and international artists to present the first South Bronx Open Studio Tour in May, opening the doors to artist studios and galleries across Mott Haven and Port Morris.