Performing and Fine Arts Venues
The Kaye Playhouse
The Kaye Playhouse
Ground Floor Hunter North
68th Street, between Park & Lexington Aves.
The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College, a fully-equipped proscenium theater with 624 seats, boasts an elegant 1940’s design. It is home to a wide array of national and international events, including theatrical productions, dance performances, chamber music and opera, film/photo/television shoots, fashion shows, jazz concerts, lectures, corporate meetings, vocal concerts, and children’s shows.
The Kaye’s flexible and sophisticated sound and lighting systems enhance and improve the event experience for both performers and audiences. Each season, the Kaye Playhouse hosts over 200 events, bringing an eclectic mix of live performances to over 100,000 theatergoers annually.
Hunter North Lobby- Room 118 HN
The Assembly Hall is Hunter’s largest performance venue. With a seating capacity of 2,079, the hall hosts performances by the Hunter College Symphony, concerts, meetings, forums and a variety of other events. Anyone interested in reserving the Assembly Hall for an event should contact the Office of Central Reservations at (212) 772-4872.
The Frederick Loewe Theatre
Ground Floor Thomas Hunter
The Frederick Loewe Theatre is a black-box theatre that seats an audience of 110. It has the ability to accommodate proscenium or thrust stage productions and houses most of the Department of Theatre events. Box office: (212) 772- 4448; administrative office:(212) 772-4227.
Ida K. Lang Recital Hall
4th Floor Hunter North
The Lang Recital Hall, a 149-seat auditorium designed by the firm of Abramowitz Kingsland Schiff, opened in Spring 1995.
This state-of-the-art facility hosts jazz concerts, chamber music ensembles and film festivals and houses most of the Department of Music graduation and faculty recitals. Artists from throughout the world have performed at the Lang. Box office: (212) 772-4448; administrative office: (212) 772-4227.
Roosevelt House, the historic NYC home of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, and now the restored home of Hunter College’s public policy institute, is a state-of-the-art facility offering a prime venue for lectures, conferences, seminars, film/photo/television/ video shoots, film screenings and elegant social functions. The dramatic auditorium, seating 120, is ideal for lectures, conferences, and similar programs. The elegant reception areas and dining room are available for a variety of intimate affairs, including weddings, business gatherings, cocktail receptions, and other high-profile functions.
Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute
47-49 E. 65th Street
New York, NY 10065
Main campus gallery: (212) 772-4991
The Hunter College Art Galleries, comprised of the Bertha and Karl Leubsdorf Gallery, The 205 Hudson Gallery, and The Artist’s Institute are committed to a dynamic exhibition program that expands the classroom experience of undergraduate learning across the college. The Galleries are also integral to the graduate programs in Art and Art History, affording students the opportunity to work hands-on with faculty, guest curators, and gallery staff to develop exhibitions that encourage critical thinking, original research, and direct contact with both historical and contemporary art.
The Bertha and Karl Leubsdorf Gallery is located in the West Building of the main campus at 68th Street and Lexington Avenue and focuses on historical and scholarly exhibitions developed by faculty, students, and alumni.
The 205 Hudson Gallery is a new street level exhibition space, housed in the Studio MFA program building in Tribeca. 205 Hudson is dedicated to engaging contemporary art through diverse exhibitions, performance events, and programming, including exhibitions of graduating MFA students.
The Artist’s Institute, located on the Lower East Side, was founded in 2010 by Hunter College and curator Anthony Huberman. The Artist’s Institute is an experimental platform for thinking about art in the present moment, with an annual program that is divided into two six-month seasons, each of which is dedicated to the work of a single artist.
Located in the Silberman School of Social Work Building at 119th Street, The Hunter College East Harlem Art Gallery is a space for initiating partnerships between different departments and academic disciplines. The gallery presents exhibitions and public events that foster academic collaboration at Hunter College while addressing subjects relevant to the East Harlem community.