Bard College: The Montgomery Place Campus

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An American Treasure

Montgomery Place, a 380-acre estate adjacent to the main Bard College campus and overlooking the Hudson River, is a designated National Historic Landmark set amid rolling lawns, woodlands, and gardens, against the spectacular backdrop of the Catskill Mountains. Renowned architects, landscape designers, and horticulturists worked to create an elegant and inspiring country estate consisting of a mansion, farm, orchards, farmhouse, and other smaller buildings. The Montgomery Place estate was owned by members of the Livingston family from 1802 until the 1980s. In 1986, Livingston heir John Dennis Delafield transferred the estate to Historic Hudson Valley in whose hands it remained until 2016, when Bard College acquired the property.
The Stage at Montgomery Place

The Stage at Montgomery Place

Gathering on the Banks: September 15, 23, 29
The Fisher Center presents an inaugural series of free, outdoor events, including a screening of Alfred Hitchcock's North by Northwest, a celebration of Americana music, and a performance by dancer/choreographer Souleymane Badolo. 

The Stage at Montgomery Place is supported by the Educational Foundation of America and by the Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area.
Spirit Family Reunion; photo by Morten Fog
2018 Salon Series on Agriculture

2018 Salon Series on Agriculture

Saturday, October 6, 10 am – 5 pm
Join us for a one-day gathering of community members, students, and academics, representing farmers, lawyers, journalists, business and finance, and more, all coming together to address these questions: Can the Northeast feed itself? If so, should it? At what environmental or other costs/benefits? 

The 2018 Montgomery Place Salon Series is organized in partnership with Rose Hill Farm and the Hudson Valley Young Farmers Coalition.
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Year-End Report 2016–17

Year-End Report
January 2016–17 (PDF)
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Year-End Report 2017–18

Year-End Report
January 2017–18 (PDF)
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