LENFEST CENTER FOR THE ARTS
Columbia University School of the Arts’ Lenfest Center for the Arts is a dynamic new hub for cultural and civic exchange in Upper Manhattan. Featuring four flexible venues and a public plaza, this state-of-the-art facility offers unprecedented opportunities for the presentation and generation of contemporary art across disciplines.
From readings and installations to performances, screenings, and symposia, the vibrant array of activity at the Lenfest Center for the Arts aims to strengthen local partnerships while highlighting contemporary scholarship, global perspectives, and compelling voices of our time.
The Year of Water is Columbia University’s year-long exploration of the power of earth’s most precious resource. Led by the School of Arts, the University will convene around this interdisciplinary investigation of water in all its social, political, cultural, economic, historical, and environmental inequities and complexities.More