Gerald D. Fischbach Auditorium Information


We welcome all registrants to the Simons Foundation Lectures and to other events held in the Gerald D. Fischbach Auditorium.

Gerald D. Fischbach Auditorium Location and Accessibility

The Gerald D. Fischbach Auditorium is on the second floor of the Simons Foundation offices at 160 Fifth Avenue. Enter through the main lobby of 160 Fifth Avenue on the south side of 21st Street, just west of Fifth Avenue. The auditorium is accessible by elevator or stairs.

The Gerald D. Fischbach Auditorium complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and offers accessible seating to patrons with special access needs. Please fill out the special accommodations request if ordering your ticket online.


Doors open no sooner than 30 minutes before event start time.

Guests are asked to arrive at 15 minutes prior to the start of the event and to check in at the reception desk.