Lehman Performing Arts Center

Lehman Center for the Performing Arts is a performing arts facility located on the campus of Lehman College.  In addition to providing the college with a facility for student productions, Lehman's concert hall is used for visiting theatre, opera and dance troupes, concerts, recitals, graduations, film/commercial shoots, seminars, conferences, fand undraiser or other large events.  It has a seating capacity of 2,310.

The Center is conveniently located on the tree-lined campus of Lehman College in the northwest Bronx, south of Van Cortlandt Park and west of the New York Botanical Gardens, between Kingsbridge and Bedford Park along the Jerome Park Reservoir.


From New Jersey, Manhattan East, Queens or Brooklyn - take the George Washington Bridge, Willis Avenue Bridge, or the Triborough Bridge to the Major Deegan Expressway north (I-87) and exit at Van Cortlandt Park South.(Follow directions below for Van Cortlandt Park South exit)

From Manhattan West - take the West Side Highway north (becomes Henry Hudson Parkway to Mosholu Parkway exit. (Follow directions below for Mosholu Parkway exit)

From Westchester - take the New York State Thruway to the Major Deegan Expressway south (I-87) to Van Cortlandt Park South. (Follow directions below for Van Cortlandt Park South exit) or the Saw Mill River Parkway south (becomes Henry Hudson Parkway) to Mosholu Parkway exit. (Follow directions below for Mosholu Parkway exit)

Commercial vehicles should take the Major Deegan Expressway.

At traffic light, turn left and proceed up the hill to Sedgwick Avenue. At Sedgwick turn left. After the second traffic light, turn right onto Goulden Avenue. Proceed for two long blocks to Bedford Park Boulevard West. The parking lots are on your right.


Proceed on long exit ramp to the fourth traffic light. At traffic light (at sign to Lehman College) turn right into the center of a traffic island. Continue straight ahead on Paul Avenue for two blocks to Bedford Park Boulefard. At Bedford Park Boulevard turn right and then left onto Goulden Avenue. The parking lots are on your right. (From parking lots enter the campus via gate 5, proceed straight ahead and to the right to the Concert Hall)

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  • Lehman Performing Arts Center
  • 250 Bedford Park Blvd.
  • Bronx, NY 10468
  • (718) 960-8833
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