Photo by Fresco Photography.

Beginning this fall, Bard Graduate Center Gallery offers expanded hours to include Tuesdays. The change reflects the institution’s desire to make engaging with its exhibitions accessible to all.

In addition to expanded hours, BGC Gallery

  • participates in Culture Pass through the New York Public Libraries

  • offers discounted or free admission to students (K–higher education) and seniors

  • provides free admission to people with disabilities and their care partners

  • offers free admission on the first Friday of each month

  • provides complimentary tickets to anyone whose financial circumstances would prevent them from attending

  • builds a companion website for each exhibition that allows anyone who cannot visit in person to interact with photographs, video, audio, research texts, and other materials from the exhibition

  • makes many of its events available for viewing on YouTube

  • provides large print label text for its exhibitions

  • schedules verbal description tours for individuals and groups on request

  • provides ASL interpretation for events by request with at least two weeks’ notice

  • offers assisted listening devices at its events

  • is accessible to people using wheelchairs

  • has wheelchairs on site for visitors’ use

  • offers portable seating for visitors on every floor of the gallery

  • gives complimentary admission to staff of other museums and galleries

To order tickets, learn about our facilities, and learn more about any of these offerings, call 212.501.3023 or email [email protected].

The BGC Gallery is open

Tuesdays 11 am–5 pm
Wednesdays 11 am–8 pm
Thursdays 11 am–5 pm
Fridays 11 am–5 pm*
Saturdays and Sundays, 11 am–5 pm
Closed on Mondays

* We offer extended hours and free admission all day on the first Friday of each month.

Friday, October 6, 11 am­–8 pm
Friday, November 3, 11 am–8 pm
Friday, December 1, 11 am–8 pm

The BGC Gallery is closed on Thanksgiving Day (November 23) and Christmas Eve and Christmas Day (December 24–25).