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

Join us this year as we celebrate the principal of Ujima: Collective Work and Responsibility. For the first time in 3 years we physically come together continuing our communal bonds and the importance of working as a collective to progress as a people and nation.
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ONI ONI – World Premiere

Bronxites and New Yorkers love their holiday traditions. Holiday Jazz & Latin Jazz Parranda celebrates those traditions, keeping them alive by bringing communities together. Grammy Award-nominee and NEA Master Artist Papo Vázquez will celebrate those traditions with Parranda music as well as traditional Jazz and Latin Jazz-influenced holiday songs. A holiday celebration of inclusivity and cultural togetherness. The concert will feature your favorite holiday songs, new arrangements, new songs and more. For Families and For All Ages.
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ONI ONI – World Premiere

Bronxites and New Yorkers love their holiday traditions. Holiday Jazz & Latin Jazz Parranda celebrates those traditions, keeping them alive by bringing communities together. Grammy Award-nominee and NEA Master Artist Papo Vázquez will celebrate those traditions with Parranda music as well as traditional Jazz and Latin Jazz-influenced holiday songs. A holiday celebration of inclusivity and cultural togetherness. The concert will feature your favorite holiday songs, new arrangements, new songs and more. For Families and For All Ages.
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Abya Yala Structural Origins

Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture, in collaboration with the Bronx Council on the Arts, presents the 2022 edition of the New York Latin American Art Triennial at the Longwood Art Gallery @ Hostos, one of seven venues for this city-wide exhibition produced by the Bronx Hispanic Festival. The Triennial explores Abya Yala – a name used by millions of indigenous peoples to represent the entire American Continent - from Alaska in the north to Tierra del Fuego in the south.

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