Family Weekend

  • Family Weekend Lunch

    Family members gather for lunch, connecting with each other and sharing their Bard stories. Family members gather for lunch, connecting with each other and sharing their Bard stories.
  • Family Weekend Lunch

  • Ask the President

    Attendees at Family Weekend have the opportunity to ask President Botstein questions about Bard. Attendees at Family Weekend have the opportunity to ask President Botstein questions about Bard.
  • Ask the President

  • Attend a Class

    Family members attend a class to get a taste of what students experience every day at Bard. Family members attend a class to get a taste of what students experience every day at Bard.
  • Attend a Class

  • Panel Discussions

    Attendees hear from Bard faculty and staff on what's new at the College. Attendees hear from Bard faculty and staff on what's new at the College.
  • Ask the Deans

  • Special Events

    Special events take place over Family Weekend, including performances, debates, and religious services. Pictured: Family, friends, and students attend the dedication of the new László Z. Bitó '60 Conservatory Building in 2011. Special events take place over Family Weekend, including performances, debates, and religious services. Pictured: Family, friends, and students attend the dedication of the new László Z. Bitó '60 Conservatory Building in 2011.
  • Special Events

    Groundbreaking ceremony for the Charles P. Stevenson Jr. gymnasium expansion in 2012. Groundbreaking ceremony for the Charles P. Stevenson Jr. gymnasium expansion in 2012.
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Contact Us

Please contact the Office of Special Events at events@bard.edu or 845-758-7360 with questions about Family Weekend.

Family Weekend

October 24–26, 2014

Click here to learn about this year's events.


Visit Bard and beautiful Annandale for a variety of events, including What's New at Bard, the Ask the President forum, sample classes, performances by the American Symphony Orchestra, campus tours, and panel discussions.