Travel information

The Global | Local: Experiments in the Arts and Humanities conference will be held at Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson, NY. It is accessible via car, Amtrak train to the Rhinecliff station, and flights that land in Albany and NYC-area airports.
Travel Assistance
Students who need financial assistance in order to attend the conference can apply for grants of up to $500 HERE

Getting to the Conference


Bard College’s address is:

30 Campus Road
Annandale-on-Hudson, NY 12504

Parking is available on campus for visitors in the lots shown in the map above. For driving instructions to the campus, visit the Admissions page.


Stations near Bard’s campus are:

Rhinecliff Station (Amtrak)
(about 9 miles south of campus)
Taxi service is available at the station
Website for reservations

Poughkeepsie Station (Metro-North)
(about 26 miles south of campus)
Taxi service is available at the station
Website for schedules


There are a few options for air travel.

New York City

JFK Airport

This airport is accessible by train to and from Manhattan. Train travel will be also be required to reach Bard’s campus from NYC Penn Station (Rhinecliff) or Grand Central (Poughkeepsie). For a sample itinerary of travel from this airport to Bard campus may be found on the Bard Admissions website.

LaGuardia Airport

Either taxi to NYC Penn Station or Grand Central will be required to reach trains to Rhinecliff or Poughkeepsie. Public transportation as well as a private airport shuttle is available at the airport to reach the train stations.


Albany International Airport

A taxi from the airport to the train station will be required. For a sample itinerary from this airport to Bard’s campus may be found on the Bard Admissions website.

At the Conference


Experimental Humanities has reserved a block of rooms at the Hampton Inn in Kingston.The conference rate is $109.00 per night (plus taxes).

Guests may book online at and input the arrival & departure dates and the special group code (where indicated) of EXH. Guests may also call the hotel directly (845-382-2600) give the dates of stay and give the group code of EXH.

Please note that reservations must be made by the cut-off date of 3/18/17.

Other lodging in the area:

Red Hook Country Inn
Rhinebeck Motel
Veranda House
The Rhinecliff


If you require a taxi from your place of lodging, here is a list of area taxi services from Bard’s Transportation website.

Parking on Campus

Two lots are identified in the map above. Both lots are available for visitors. The faculty/staff lot south of the “Visitor Lot at Security” is open to visitors on the weekends, too.