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  • Officially designated cultural agency of Bronx County. Promotes community interest in the arts through programming, technical assistance, and grants. Sponsors several projects and facilities, including the Longwood Arts Project, The Bronx Writers' Center, The Business Center for the Arts, and Arts in Education. Information provided through the site includes an events calendar.
  • The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation promotes the advancement and perpetuation of humanistic inquiry and artistic creativity by encouraging excellence in scholarship and in the performing arts, and by supporting research libraries and other institutions that preserve the resources which transmit this cultural heritage.
  • Information from the Bronx Tourism Council about upcoming events and numerous tourist attractions in the Bronx.
  • The Museum features monthly lectures, concerts and multi-media programs related to Jewish life and culture.
  • Lower Manhattan Cultural Council has fostered a cultural community downtown, which has contributed to Lower Manhattan's renaissance. LMCC programs serve artists and the public throughout the borough of Manhattan.
  • Performance Space 122 is a not-for-profit arts center serving the New York City dance and performance community. P.S. 122 is committed to supporting the development of work by individual artists who create live art with an authentic vision.
  • The creators of the Bronx Mall and Bronx Sidewalks Websites feature such Bronx cultural institutions as the Bronx Museum of the Arts, Wave Hill, the Bronx Arts Ensemble, and the Bronx Opera Company in their Cultural Mosaic Web page. Check out Bronx Mall's Calendar of Events for upcoming programs as well.
  • Provides links detailing this national historic landmark's botanical collections (such as the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory's reopening), its educational programs, scientific research, and upcoming events.
  • THE POINT is an emergent non-profit organization dedicated to youth development and the cultural andeconomic revitalization of the Hunts Point section of the South Bronx.

  • Van Cortlandt House located in Van Cortlandt Park is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and its interior and exterior are designated New York City Landmarks.
  • Provides visitor information and a description of the gardens.