What is XReality?

The XReality Center at The New School uses the term “XR” to encompass the possibilities with immersive technology. The “X” represents the unknown potential and explorative nature of this field, allowing for its definition to expand.



FALL 2021 Immersive Learning Workshops

Virtual Spaces and Galleries for projects and sharing student work facilitated by Maya Georgieva Join us to see examples and learn about using 3D virtual social spaces and environments for curriculum and extracurricular immersive learning activities. During this session, we will review options for creating virtual class spaces for sharing students’ projects, visiting virtual museums […]

Parsons Design and Technology Alumni Win the 2021 Smithsonian Open Access Challenge

For most people, entering a museum and viewing the works on display doesn’t present any challenges, but for the blind and visually impaired, there are few, if any, options that allow them to experience the paintings, photographs, sculptures, and more that fill a museum. Recently, the Smithsonian Museum created an Open Access Challenge that will allow users […]

ADX Student Group and the XReality Center Create a Virtual Space for Exploring the Creative Possibilities of Anthropological and Design Research

This article was originally published at the The New School Blog The Anthropology and Design Student Working Group recently held its first ADX Exhibition, presenting student projects in which they explored and experimented with new epistemological and creative possibilities for anthropological and design research methods. Working with The New School’s XReality Center to create a virtual exhibition […]


Read about some of the projects and research deveoloped by New School students, faculty members and staff in the realm of XReality.


We at the XR Center strongly encourage the exploration of the technology we have to offer. Our demo library has been curated to include as many fields of study as possible. We want our visitors to see the multitude of ways they can use this medium. Our goal is to promote the utility of VR, AR, and 360 media, and to remove any barriers that participants might feel when entering this emerging field. Get inspired, and once you have a concept, we will do our best to provide the tools and assist and guide you need to realize your vision.

Hours of Operation






9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

For more information regarding lab sessions and reserve time, please visit our reservation page.