Sep. 21 through Dec. 6, 2017

Curators: Juanita Lanzo & Kimberly Vaquedano-Rose

Main Gallery

Boleros presents recent work by contemporary artists that directly and indirectly allude to emotions of love and loss, memories and longing/nostalgia, touch/contact and other feelings that have inspired or are associated with “boleros”, songs which originated in Cuba and became very popular in the 1930’s and 40’s throughout Latin America.

Participating Artists: Blanka Amezkua ▪ Patricia Cazorla ▪ Yarisa Colón Esperanza Cortes ▪ Maria Dominguez ▪ David Gonzalez ▪ Norma Marquez Orozco Glendalys Medina ▪ Rafael Melendez ▪ Phyllis Sanfiorenzo.

Image: David Gonzalez, Dancers, Mott Haven, 1979. Archival pigment print.

Events & Public Programs


Opening Reception & First Wednesday Culture Trolley: Wed. Oct 4, 2017, 5-9pm

From Music to Memories: Zine Style Book Making Workshop Sat. Oct 14, 2017, 2:30-4:30pm

Closing Reception + Candlelight: Spanish Poetry Reading Wed. Dec 6, 2017, 6-8pm

Fall Gallery Hours


12:00pm - 5:00pm
12:00pm - 5:00pm
12:00pm - 5:00pm
12:00pm - 5:00pm

Closed Wednesday, Saturday. Sunday and holidays.
Wheelchair accessible


450 Grand Concourse, Room C-190
(at 149th Street)
Bronx, NY 10451


Hostos is easily accessible by the 2, 4, and 5 IRT Trains.
Click here for detailed directions.

Phone: 718-518-6728

For more information on events and programs please visit

This exhibition is made possible with funding from National Endowment for the Arts, NYC Department of Cultural Affairs, NYS Council on the Arts, the Joan Mitchell Foundation, the Lambent Foundation Fund of Tides Foundation, Lily Auchincloss Foundation, Hostos Center for the Arts "&" Culture, Bronx Tourism Council, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., NYC Council Members Andrew Cohen, Andy King, Melissa Mark-Viverito and James Vacca and the Bronx Delegation of the City Council.