Fall 2021

Upcoming Events

Saturday, October 30 2021 - Saturday, November 20 2021

Past Events

September 25, 2021


The Lantern
Lenfest Center for the Arts
615 West 129th Street
New York, NY 10027
(enter on 125th Street, west of Broadway)


Exhibition One: September 25–October 16, 2021, View online
Exhibition Two: October 30–November 20, 2021
Gallery Hours:

Wednesday–Saturday, 12 pm–6 pm


Curated by Amy Sadao

The Columbia University School of the Arts Visual Arts Program presents the 2021 MFA Thesis Exhibition in two installments at the Lenfest Center for the Arts. This exhibition encompasses work by the 22 artists who completed the Visual Arts MFA Program May 2021. Curator Amy Sadao notes, “this exhibition of emerging contemporary art looks, sounds, feels like and responds to the world in which it is being made.”


Ticketing Information

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. Children under age 12 cannot be admitted.

Participating Artists

Sound Artists: 

Avishag Cohen Rodrigues, Tim Kwasny, and Yixuan Shao.


Visual Artists: 

Rasel Ahmed, Lindsey Brittain Collins, Ivana Carman, Kevin Claiborne, Noga Cohen, Ian Decker, Juan Hernández Díaz, Priscilla Jeong, Bicheng Liang, Keli Safia Maksud, Sergio Miguel, Farah Mohammad, Diana Palermo, Ava Snow Ravich, Denisse Griselda Reyes, John A. Rivas, Khari Turner, Raelis Vasquez, and Yuri Yuan.