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Directions to Mort and Irma Handel Performing Arts Center


35 Westbourne Parkway
Hartford

From the Main Campus:
Exit campus at the main entrance and take a left onto Bloomfield Avenue (Route 189). In half a mile, bear left at the traffic light onto Route 44. In a quarter mile (third set of traffic lights after turning onto Route 44), turn left onto Westbourne Parkway. The main parking area is on the left.

From the Farmington Valley
Travel Route 44 past Bishop's Corner. Bear right and remain on Route 44 at the junction with Route 189. In a quarter mile (third set of traffic lights after bearing right), turn left onto Westbourne Parkway. The main parking area is on the left. OR Take Route 185 to the junction with Route 189. Bear right. In less than a mile, bear left at the traffic light onto Route 44. In a quarter mile (third set of traffic lights after turning onto Route 44), turn left onto Westbourne Parkway. The main parking area is on the left.

* Directions from Exit 35B, I-91, and from Exit 1, I-291
Travel Route 218 West approximately 4 miles, passing a major shopping center on the left, to the junction of Routes 218 and 189. Take a left onto Bloomfield Avenue (Route 189). Travel 2.5 miles and bear left at the traffic light onto Route 44. In a quarter mile (third set of traffic lights after turning onto Route 44), turn left onto Westbourne Parkway. The main parking area is on the left.

** Directions from Exit 41, I-84
Follow South Main Street, turning into North Main Street, approximately 3.5 miles to its junction with Route 44. Turn right onto Albany Avenue (Route 44) and travel 1.7 miles to its intersection with Route 189. Bear right and remain on Route 44. In a quarter mile (third set of traffic lights after bearing right), turn left onto Westbourne Parkway. The main parking area is on the left.

*** Directions from Exit 48, I-84
Travel west on Asylum Avenue for approximately 1.5 miles. (Asylum Avenue has reversible travel lanes. Stay out of any lane marked with a red X). Take a right onto Scarborough Street. At the end of Scarborough, take a right onto Albany Avenue (Route 44). At the second traffic light, turn left onto Westbourne Parkway. The main parking area is on the left.

From Albany and points west
Follow Route 90 East (New York Thruway and Massachusetts Turnpike) to I-91 (Exit 4 off Mass. Pike). Travel I-91 South into Connecticut. Take Exit 35B and turn right at the end of the ramp onto Route 218 West.*

From Boston and points northeast
Follow Route 90 West (Massachusetts Turnpike) to I-84 (Exit 9). Travel I-84 West and take Exit 61 onto I-291 West. Follow I-291 to Exit 1 (Route 218) and turn left at the end of the ramp onto Route 218 West.*

From Long Island
Take the Throgs Neck Bridge to Hutchinson River Parkway and exit onto I-684 North. Travel I-684 to I-84 East and follow into Connecticut. Take Exit 41 and turn left onto South Main Street.**

From New Haven
Travel I-91 North to Exit 32A, which will put you briefly onto I-84 West, where you should get in the right-most lane. Take Exit 48 and, at the light, turn right onto Asylum Avenue.***

From New Jersey and points south
Take the Tappan Zee Bridge East (I-287) to I-684 North to I-84 East. Follow I-84 into Connecticut. Take Exit 41 and turn left onto South Main Street.**

From New York City
Travel I-95 (Cross-Bronx Expressway) to Hutchinson River Parkway and exit onto I-684 North. Travel I-684 to I-84 East and follow into Connecticut. Take Exit 41 and turn left onto South Main Street.**

From Springfield, Mass., and Vermont
Travel I-91 South to Exit 35B and turn right at the end of the ramp onto Route 218 West.*

From Southeastern Connecticut and Southern Rhode Island
Travel I-95 to Route 2 West to I-84 West. Take Exit 48 and, at the light, turn right onto Asylum Avenue.***

From Providence
Travel Route 6 West to Route 384 West to I-84 West. Take Exit 48 and, at the light, turn right onto Asylum Avenue.***