CURRENT EXHIBITIONS

BCHS presents a changing rotation of exhibitions which use the rich resources of our collections to explore and interpret the past, present and future of The Bronx and New York City.

What Lies Beneath –
Cemeteries of The Bronx

October 12, 2017 – April 8, 2018
Explore the “sleeping places” of those who have come before us. Some burial grounds are long since vanished; others survive into the 21st century. Learn what burial secrets your neighborhood may hold. Learn too about burial practices and mourning rituals of Victorians, graveside symbolism and the famous who still dwell among us.