Plan your visit

Bard Graduate Center Gallery occupies a six-story townhouse at 18 West 86th Street steps from Manhattan’s Central Park. A second townhouse at 38 West 86th Street houses our academic programs, lecture hall and library. The Gallery is easily accessible by the B,C, and 1 subway lines and several bus lines. Click here to plan your visit.

Bard Graduate Center Gallery Address

18 West 86th Street (between Columbus and Central Park West)
New York, NY 10024.

Hours

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

Admission (suggested)

General: $7
Students and Seniors (65+): $5

Gallery Information

212.501.3023
gallery@bgc.bard.edu

Directions

By Bus:

M86 cross-town, M10 on Central Park West, M7 or M11 on Columbus Avenue

By Subway:

B or C train to 86th Street and Central Park West; walk a half block west.
1 train to 86th Street and Broadway; walk two and half blocks east.

By Car:

On-street parking in the area is extremely limited. Several garages in the area charge hourly rates, including ones located at 87th street and Columbus, 84th street and Amsterdam, and 83rd street between Columbus and Amsterdam.

Tours
Guided exhibition tours are offered by experienced educators for adults, college and university classes, school groups, and senior groups. Tours last approximately one hour. Groups may be scheduled Tuesday through Friday between 11 am and 4 pm, and on Thursday evenings until 7 pm. Advance reservations are required.

Tour Booking

212.501.3013
tours@bgc.bard.edu

Tour Fees

Tours are free for New York City public schools.
For all other groups the 2017 rates are:
$85 | for group of up to 15 participants
$160 | 16–30 participants
$210 | 31–45 participants

Self-Guided Groups

Self-guided groups are welcome, but must make reservations in advance to ensure availability of the Gallery. Please contact us to discuss admission fees and arrangements.

Thursday Evening Tours

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

Scheduling and Accessibility

For further information or to schedule a group tour, please contact us at 212.501.3013 or tours@bgc.bard.edu. Bard Graduate Center complies with the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act by making its building accessible to those with special needs. To discuss arrangements, please call prior to visiting.
Bard Graduate Center Academic Programs
Bard Graduate Center Academic Programs and Library are located at:

38 West 86th Street (between Columbus and Central Park West)
New York, NY 10024

Academic Programs Information

Elena Pinto Simon, Dean of Academic Administration, Student and Alumni Affairs
212.501.3057
simon@bgc.bard.edu