We are closed now. We will open at 3pm.
Current exhibition

Juanita Escobar: Orinoco-Frontera de agua-

May 3 - Jun 9, 2024


Current Exhibition: 
• 'Through Our Eyes' on view at BDC Annex until March 10, 2024. **Please note the gallery will be CLOSED SATURDAY, MARCH 2ND.**

Gallery Hours:

Thur-Fri 3-7PM + Sat-Sun 1-5PM

Please note during these days, the BDC will be closed. 

February 20:  President’s Day

May 29: Memorial Day

June 19: Juneteenth

July 4: Independence Day

September 4: Labor Day

October 9:  Indigenous People’s Day

November 10:  Veteran’s Day

November 23-24:  Thanksgiving Holiday

December 24-31: Holiday Break

614 Courtlandt Avenue
Bronx, NY 10451

BDC Annex
364 E. 151st Street
Bronx, NY 10455


TIM HETHERINGTON PHOTOBOOK LIBRARY is open Monday through Thursday by appointment only. Please email to schedule a visit. In addition, the library is open Sundays from 1-5PM (walk-ins welcome). 


2/5 train to 3rd Ave-149th Street (NOT 149th St.-Grand Concourse). We are located three blocks from the station. Walk uphill one block on 149th st. and make a right on Courtlandt Ave. Walk two blocks to the mansion on the corner of 151st.
BX6, BX13, BX32
24-hour parking available next door on Courtlandt Avenue


Our 614 Courtlandt Ave venue is on the ground floor and is wheelchair accessible. The BDC Annex located at 364 E. 1515st St. has two wheelchair access points. The bathroom is non-gender-segregated. For further information please call 718-917-3512 or email


BDC Building


The Bronx Documentary Center’s Melrose neighborhood is a vibrant hub, rich with cultural and historical landmarks. Be sure to check out the neighboring Immaculate Conception church, known as the cathedral of the Bronx, and historic Alexander Avenue. Cultural beacons Pregones Theater, BronxArtSpace, Bronx Museum, and WallWorks are all within walking distance as well.

Hungry After Your Visit?

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