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.

Opening September 18, 2015 in the Main Gallery Swedish Wooden Toys More »
Opening September 18, 2015 in the Focus Gallery Revisions—Zen for Film More »
Deadline to apply for Fall 2016 is January 8, 2016 New York, Boston, and Chicago Open Houses Announced
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Complimentary drop-in gallery talks are offered every Friday at 12:30. Free with Gallery admission.

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2016–2017 Fellowships

We are now accepting applications for visiting and research fellows for 2016–2017.

BGC Publications

The Technical Image: A History of Styles in Scientific Imagery
Edited by Horst Bredekamp, Vera Dünkel, and Birgit Schneider

West 86th Volume 21 No. 02 
Edited by Paul Stirton

Ways of Making and Knowing: The Material Culture of Empirical Knowledge
Edited by Pamela H. Smith, Amy R. W. Meters, and Harold J. Cook

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New Faculty Appointments

Abigail Krasner Balbale
Islamic Art and Material Culture

Freyja Hartzell
Modern Design History