About Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture
The Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture has re-opened! We look forward to welcoming you in person.

Every year our programming features over 20 performances - from Hip Hop, Latin Jazz, Salsa, Chamber Music, Theater, to Dance and more.

As a dynamic force dedicated to the cultural and artistic life of the Bronx and New York City, Hostos plays a central role in providing accessible programs that reflect and celebrate the artistic richness and diversity of our communities.

Named the “the powerful locus of Latino Art” by The New York Times, Hostos Center is recognized nationally as a leader in Latino/a/x and African-based programming.

We look forward to greeting you!

Hostos Center events are sponsored by the Hostos Community College Foundation with funds from the: National Endowment for the Arts, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, the Coalition of Theaters of Color, the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Kathleen Hochul and the New York State Legislature, the Howard Gilman Foundation, the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, the Office of New York State Assemblyman José Rivera, and the Office of New York City Councilmember Rafael Salamanca, Jr.

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The views and opinions expressed by any performers and/or speakers are their
own and do not reflect or represent those of Hostos Community College.

Upcoming Online Events

ONI ONI – World Premiere

Based on Cervantes’ classic novel, Ajkun Ballet Theatre’s Don Quixote is a Spanish celebration of love and laughter infused with the vibrancy of Spain and powerful dancing. Choreographer and Director Chiara Ajkun’s version focuses on the tale of Kitri and Basilio – two young lovers who wish to wed against all odds but get some help from a visiting Don Quixote.
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ONI ONI – World Premiere

The Longwood Art Gallery @ Hostos is returning home with the ground-breaking exhibition Light & Shadow: Rethinking Visual Spaces, featuring the works of eight artists that incorporate elements of light and shadow to create visually powerful narratives. Some of the artists use technology in their artworks to redefine the role of light in visual art.
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ONI ONI – World Premiere

After a magnificent and sold-out performance at the Centro de Bellas Artes de Santurce, singer-songwriter Roy Brown returns to Hostos Center with Distancias: Recordando a Juan Antonio Corretjer, a tribute to one of the most important and immortal poets of Puerto Rico.
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