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2014 Family Day Schedule. 


Check In

Begins at 9:00am, Downstairs in the Dining Hall

Let us know that you're here and then feel free to explore our campus!

Neuberger Museum of Art

9:00am - 5:00pm, Neuberger Museum of Art

Enjoy the many art exhibitions on your own time as you explore the renowned museum on our campus. Enjoy free admission for Purchase College family members!

Richard & Dolly Maass Gallery

9:00am - 5:00pm, Visual Arts Building

Visit the Gallery to see it's latest exhibition!

The Student Gallery

9:00am - 5:00pm, Visual Arts Building room 1019A

Explore the work of our Visual Arts students at any point throughout the day!

Tour of The Performing Arts Center

9:30am (doors open at 9:15am), The Performing Arts Center, Upper Lobby

Join Dan Sedgewick, General Manager of The Performing Arts Center, as you explore the ins and outs of the building and it's halls!

Family Day Jazz Brunch
10:00am - 12:00pm, Dining Hall

Enjoy a free Family Day Brunch with your student! Meet Purchase College administrators while listening to live jazz performed by Purchase College Students.

Purchase College Women's Volleyball Game
11:00am, in the Gym (Physical Education Building)

Watch as the Purchase College Women's Volleyball team takes on the College of Mount Saint Vincent!

The Senior Class of 2015 is hosting a 50/50 raffle to kick-start this years fundraising for the Senior Class Gift! We will be selling tickets around campus all day, with our main table set up in the Dining Hall, right next to registration. The tickets will be selling for $5 for one or $20 for five. Purchase tickets throughout Family Day to support the Senior Class and for your chance to win big! Drawing to be held at 4:00pm. Winner does not need to be present to win.

EOP/MAP Open House
11:00am - 1:00pm, Student Services Building, 2nd Floor

Students and parents of EOP/MAP programs: Come to visit with the professional staff of these programs!

Mall Madness
12:00-3:00pm between the Library and Student Services Building

Look through products from our local vendors, visit with a number of clubs and campus organizations, and have some fun with arts and crafts!

Purchase College Women's Tennis Match
12:00pm, on the Tennis Courts (behind Fort Awesome)

Watch as the Purchase College Women's Tennis team takes on St. Joseph's College at Patchogue!

Purchase College Women's Volleyball Game
1:00pm, in the Gym (Physical Education Building)

Watch as the Purchase College Women's Volleyball team takes on Farmingdale State!

Family 2nd Saturdays at the Neuberger Museum

It's Beautiful, It's Crazy: A Beaded Tapestry from South Africa

1:00pm - 4:00pm, Neuberger Museum of Art

Come and learn about Zondlile Zondo, a Zulu woman whose brilliant beaded tapestry hangs now in the African art gallery. Make your own tapestry and discover the challenges and opportunities that working with beads can offer!

Tour of the Neuberger Museum

1:30pm, Neuberger Museum of Art

Tour of the Music Conservatory Studios

3:00pm, Music Conservatory

Meet in the lobby of the Music Office for this tour of the studios!

Tales of the Vienna Woods

Written by Odon von Horvath, Translated by David Harrower

Directed by David Bassuk

1:30pm and 7:30pm, The Performing Arts Center

In a society on the road to Fascism, two lovers defy their parents, only to discover the limits of individual freedom in this shocking, unsentimental dissection of human nature and bourgeois values. Tickets are available for purchase at

Still in town on Sunday?

An Afternoon with David Sedaris

October 12th, 3:00pm in the Concert Hall, The Performing Arts Center

The NPR humorist and bestselling author of Naked, Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim, and Let’s Explore Diabetes With Owls brings his sardonic wit and penetrating social observations to the Concert Hall. You’ll find yourself nodding in agreement and laughing out loud as he slices through cultural euphemisms and political correctness with skill and precision. Bring your books; he’ll be signing them after the show. We are pleased to offer specially priced tickets for this performance.*

*The fine print:

Up to (2) adult tickets at 20% off and (2) $10 student tickets in non-prime orchestra seating. This offer is only valid for the David Sedaris performance on Sunday, October 12th, and is valid until 3pm on Saturday, October 11th. Tickets may be purchased by calling the box office at 914-251-6200 or by stopping by the box office window and mentioning the promotional code from the postcard or email that you received. Students must show their student IDs.

Schedule is subject to change. Keep an eye out for more fun additions to the day!