The Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture

Welcome to a new and exciting season at The Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture. This fall, we celebrate our 34th Year of showcasing artists and companies that define excellence in theater, dance and music – and embody our mission to be a cultural force in the Bronx and throughout the New York metropolitan area. Whether you are a new audience member or a returning friend, we look forward to thanking you in person for your enthusiasm and continued support of the Hostos Center!

Support for Hostos Center for the Arts and Culture programs is provided by the Eugenio María de Hostos Community College Foundation, with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, the New York State Council on the Arts, the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, the Office of NYC Councilmember Rafael Salamanca Jr., and the Office of New York State Assemblyman José Rivera.

Upcoming Events

Longwood Art Gallery @ Hostos

Noir: Defining the Melodrama

Opening Reception
Wed | Feb 1 | 5:00 p.m - 9:00 p.m

Noir: Defining the Melodrama features works by artists inspired by the genre "film noir," through drawings, illustrations, painting, photography and video.
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Shadow Box Theatre

The African Drum

Tue, Wed | Feb 7-8 | 10 & 11:30 a.m
Main Theater

A Celebration of multicultural sharing for African American History Month! Come listen to the wit, wisdom, and humor of The African Drum as it reveals “How The Turtle Got Its Shell” and three more African folk tales.
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Uptown Dance Academy

The History of Black Dance

Thur | Feb 16 | 10:00 & 11:45 am
Main Theater

A wonderfully narrated production that takes a chronological journey through the African and African-American experience through dance styles.
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