SVA Theatre is the cultural center of New York’s artistically-vibrant Chelsea neighborhood. The Theatre serves the School of Visual Arts, the arts and entertainment industries, and the community at large as a stage for the presentation of noteworthy artistic work. From film screenings to artist lectures to design conferences and more, SVA Theatre hosts a variety of events year-round, many of which are free and open to the public.
Home to some of the nation's finest experimental work, The Kitchen Center for Video, Music, Dance, Performance, Film and Literature is a performance laboratory where works by artists and companies are commissioned, developed and executed.
Designed and built in the 1930s by legendary architect Joseph Urban, the Auditorium is an impressive 468-seat venue with a proscenium style stage. It was named one of the world's most powerful rooms by ABC news in 2014, thanks to the incredible roster of public figures and leaders who have spoken there.
The Walter Reade Theater is home to the Film Society of Lincoln Center. Programs range from international film series to retrospectives highlighting the work of top directors, actors, cinematographers, screenwriters and other film artists.