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 Events

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Experience the electrifying rhythms of Bobby Sanabria and his 24-piece Multiverse Big Band at Hostos Center. Celebrate Puerto Rico’s musical icons like Rafael Hernández and Eddie Palmieri, plus Duke Ellington’s 125th Birthday. Featuring vocalists Janis Siegel and Antoinette Montague, with dance by Danza Fiesta and Jennifer Jade Ledesna.
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Join The Ebony Ecumenical Ensemble, led by Rev. Eugene R. Palmore and Dr. Pamela Eatman-Skinner, for "Release Your Song" commemorating 45 years of musical brilliance. Founded in 1979 by Mrs. Bettye F. Forbes, this evening celebrates peace, hope, and unity through spirituals, gospels, and anthems honoring Dr. Gregory Hopkins and Maestro Joseph.
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