The front of the newly-opened Black Family Visual Arts Center, located behind the Hopkins Center. The 105,000 square-foot center is sustainably designed, and includes classrooms, faculty offices, student artwork exhbitions, a 50-seat screening roat and a digital humanities media laboratory.
Tiny wooden models of the Black Visual Arts Center lets us catch a glimpse into the designing of the building.
Alumni pieces line the front corridor of the Nearburg Gallery and Arts Forum.
“Untitled” by Brice Brown ’95
“The Parking Ticket” by Scott Listfield ’98
After passing through the Nearburg Gallery, you reach a commons that joins the art departments.
The Black Visual Arts Center houses the Photography, Animation, Film and Media Studies, Architecture, Digital Humanities, Printmaking, Drawing, Editing, and Painting studios, along with special spaces for the Artist in Residence, Senior Studios, and Intern Studios on its three floors.
The 243-seaat auditorium downstairs provides a space for lectures and presentations.
The sculpture of a large arachnid provides a centerpiece for the courtyard in front of the Black Visual Arts Center.