Bard Graduate Center is a graduate research
institute in New York City. Our Gallery exhibitions,
MA and PhD programs, and research initiatives
explore new ways of thinking about decorative arts,
design history, and material culture.

Visiting Bard Graduate Center

Bard Graduate Center Gallery
18 West 86th Street
New York, NY 10024

Tuesday, Friday–Sunday: 11:00 am–5:00 pm
Open Late
Wednesday–Thursday: 11:00 am–8:00 pm

Thursday Evening Tours
Join graduate student educators in the galleries from 6:30-7:15 pm every Thursday for a free, object-focused tour. With a variety of provocative themes and questions explored from week to week, educators facilitate intimate, thoughtful encounters with current exhibitions. No registration required.

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Mark Dion

Mark Dion artist-in-residence from January through April 2017 has installed “The Conservator’s Cupboard,” exploring the mental and material landscape of the conservator.

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The Wall Street Journal reviews Charles Percier: Architecture and Design in an Age of Revolutions

"This multifarious exhibition encourages us to study Percier’s evolving style in all its cool grandeur." —Wall Street Journal

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Jeffrey L. Collins is Professor of 17th- and 18th-century Art and Culture 

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