Around the Bronx
Bronx Community College
West 181st Street & University Avenue
Bronx, NY 10453
The College's program of concerts, plays, films, speakers, and art exhibits is open to both students and the public.
Bronx County Historical Society
3309 Bainbridge Avenue
Bronx, NY 10467
The Bronx County Historical Society was founded in 1955 to promote knowledge, interest and research in The Bronx. The Society administers The Museum of Bronx History, Edgar Allan Poe Cottage, a Research Library, and the Bronx County Archives.
Bronx Museum of the Arts
1040 Grand Concourse (at 165th St.)
Bronx, New York 10456
Tropicália: A Revolution in Brazilian Culture. A series of four panels focusing on the political climate in Brazil during military rule in the late 1960s and the visual art, literature, music, cinema, architecture, and design created in response, reaction, and resistance to the authoritarian regime. Through January 28, 2007.
Bronx Library Center
310 East Kingsbridge Road
Bronx, NY 10458
Libraries are the memory of humankind, irreplaceable repositories of documents of human thought and action. Virtually all of the Bronx Library Center's collections and services are freely available to all comers. In fact, the Library has but one criterion for admission: curiosity.
2300 Southern Boulevard
Bronx, NY 10460
As the flagship of the largest network of metropolitan zoos in the country, the Bronx Zoo is the heart of the Wildlife Conservation Society and its work to save wildlife and wild places around the globe.
CUNY Institute for Irish-American Studies
250 Bedford Park Blvd. West
Bronx, NY 10468
The Institute for Irish-American Studies is a research unit of the City University of New York located on the Bronx campus of Lehman College. It supports research carried out by professors and graduate students at Baruch College, Brooklyn College, City College, The Graduate Center, Hostos Community College, Hunter College, Lehman College, and Queens College.
Hostos Community College
500 Grand Concourse
Bronx, NY 10451
Hostos Community College was established in the South Bronx to meet the needs of people from this and similar communities who historically have been excluded from higher education.
New York Botanical Garden
200th St. and Kazimiroff Boulevard
Bronx, NY 10458
The Garden is one of the world's great collections of plants, the region's leading educational center for gardening and horticulture, and an international center for plant research.
West 249th St. and Independence Avenue
Bronx, NY 10471
A non-profit cultural institution located on 28 acres, Wave Hill is dedicated to exploring the interaction between human beings and the natural environment.