LENFEST CENTER FOR THE ARTS
Beginning October 1st, the Lenfest Center for the Arts will receive public visitors during all gallery viewing hours.
The Lenfest Center for the Arts is subject to the Key to NYC Executive Order. Therefore all guests entering the building will be required to show proof of vaccination and ID.
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.
Coinciding with the 20th anniversary of 9/11 and responding to a vibrant popular and academic debate about the role and function of public monuments "The Way We Remember: Koenig’s Sphere, 9/11 and the Politics of Memory" explores three distinct but interrelated themes surrounding the issues of public monuments; memory, trauma, postmemory; and the power of art to represent the past.more