Center for Art,
Research and Alliances

Admission to CARA is always free.

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225 West 13th Street
New York, NY 10011


Ways to get here

The closest subway stations are 14th st (1,2,3, L, A, C, E). The closest ADA accessible subway and the buses equipped with wheelchair lifts stop. More information about accessible public transit is available here.

Opening Hours

Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday 11am – 6pm
Sunday 12 – 6pm

Closed Mondays and Tuesdays


We are happy to arrange curatorial tours upon request with at least one week's notice. Please contact Visitor Services by email.


For visitors with limited mobility: CARA is accessible via the main entrance located on 13th Street. A standard wheelchair is available on a first-come, first-served basis. You can book it in advance by writing to or request it in person at the Visitors Services desk.

Elevator: The elevator is located on the ground floor. All program and exhibition spaces and restrooms are accessible via the elevator.

Quiet Hours: CARA offers visitation times with reduced noise and foot traffic by appointment on Mondays and Tuesdays between 11 am and 2 pm. For scheduling, please email

For visitors who are deaf or have hearing loss: American Sign Language interpretation is available for most public programs with at least two weeks' advance notice. Please contact Visitor Services at

Restrooms: All public restrooms are single user/all-gender and are accessible facilities.

Service Animals: Service animals on a leash are welcome. Other animals are not permitted.

Gallery Policies

Photography: Photography must be for personal, noncommercial use only. Professional cameras, tripods, and extension poles are not permitted. Video and the use of flash is not allowed. Photoshoots of any kind are prohibited. At all times, please move with consideration to fellow visitors and with respect to the artworks on view.

Personal Belongings: Bicycles, scooters/skateboards, suitcases, or large bags are not permitted in the galleries.

Space Rental

Please contact to discuss hosting your event at CARA.

Free Admission Always!