Music Building I and IIMusic Building I, constructed in 1963, houses classrooms and seminar rooms, Esber Rehearsal Hall, the choral rehearsal room, a graduate seminar room, the choral music library, faculty and graduate student offices, all music administrative offices, and an organ practice room....
Esber Rehearsal Hall
Renovated for our large ensemble rehearsals, Esber Rehearsal Hall now holds classes like band and orchestra, in addition to courses such as music methods and conducting. During the evening and weekends the space is used for non-degree recitals, master classes, and even the occasional big band swing dance.
O. Richard Bundy Blue Band BuildingBuilt in 2004, the O. Richard Bundy Blue Band Building consolidated the Penn State Athletic Bands into one facility. Before the building was constructed, instruments were stored at the Music Building or in trailers, uniforms were in the basement of...
The Additive Construction Lab, which explores the use of additive manufacturing at construction, is a collaborative effort between the Colleges of Engineering and Arts and Architecture.
Pitch Exploration Lab
The Pitch Exploration Lab engages undergraduate and graduate students from colleges across the University Park campus in research related to singing accuracy and arts participation.
ForMat (Form and Matter) Lab is a research lab focused on computational making and material computation.
Advanced Geometric Modeling Lab
The Advanced Geometric Modeling Lab provides high-end machines to enable the development of advanced geometric models and rendered images of building and sites for visualization and presentation purposes.
ROARS Recording Studios
The studios provide state-of-the-art facilities and equipment for students to receive training in recording techniques, electronic music composition, sound design, and general music technology topics. The studios also provide first-rate recording and mixing facilities for performance faculty and students to carry out recording projects with staff and student engineers.
This stunning 400-seat auditorium is the primary performance space for the School of Music's solo and chamber music performances, faculty and staff recitals, the School's small ensembles, and Penn's Woods Music Festival. The hall also is home to two Hamburg Steinway concert grand pianos.
Schwab AuditoriumSchwab Auditorium was the first Penn State building financed by a private gift. Bethlehem Steel Corporation founder Charles M. Schwab, a University trustee for thirty years, gave $150,000 to build the classic revival auditorium. Completed in 1903, Schwab houses a...
Academic Affairs and Outreach
If you're not sure where to start, start here! The Office for Academic Affairs and Outreach is your hub for advising and career advice, student engagement, the Arts Ambassadors, and more. If it's about your life as an A&A student, it's here.
Zoller GalleryLocated on the entrance level of the Visuals Arts Building, the Edwin W. Zoller Gallery is a 2,200 square foot exhibition space. Founded in 1971, this space was named for Edwin W. Zoller in recognition of his dedicated career as...
Theatre Arts Production Studio (TAPS)
The Theatre Arts Production Studio (TAPS) features a large, state-of-the-art equipped scenic shop with adjacent properties shop and scenic paint studio.
Theatre Lighting Lab
The Penn State School of Theatre Lighting Lab is one of the most advanced and well-equipped labs of its kind in the country. The Light Lab serves as the primary classroom, lab, and research facility for the School of Theatre’s Lighting Design concentration.
Center for Virtual/Material Studies
The Center for Virtual/Material Studies (CVMS) supports research in both Technical and Digital Art History with the aim of fostering synthetic, collaborative scholarship across these fields.
Architecture and Landscape Architecture LibraryLocated in 111 Stuckeman Family Building, the Architecture and Landscape Architecture Library supports study and research in architecture and landscape architecture and their histories from 1850 to the present. The library is part of Penn State University Libraries.
DArt Design Studio
The DArt Design Studio provides workstations equipped with the latest versions of digital video, desktop publishing, 3-D rendering, website authoring, animation, multimedia, graphic, and audio software, as well as large format printing, physical computing, sound recording, and rapid prototyping facilities.
SoVA Sculpture Studio
From welding, casting, wood, foundry and digital making spaces to photo documentation and gallery facilities, the School of Visual Arts Sculpture Studio is a fully featured home to all sculpture students.
SoVA Photo Center
The School of Visual Arts Photo Center provides students the ability to make exceptional color and B&W prints using a wide variety of fine art printing papers. Our expert system relies on fast computers, the most recent software, high-end color printers, and a state-of-the-art color management system to give students a professional experience.
SoVA Ceramics Studio
The School of Visual Arts ceramics studio provides instructional and work space for ceramics students and houses the kilns that finish the students' work. Kilns are state-of-the-art and energy-efficient, providing students both hands-on experience and control over their work.
The School of Visual Arts Makerspace is a hub of creation and fabrication, and contains 3D scanning and printing equipment, robust computer workstations, as well as a CNC milling machine and a custom-built 3d clay printer. It a space for discover and making, and it's always changing and updating to empower student creativity.
SoVA Wood & Metal Shop
The School of Visual Arts Wood and Metal Shop is an exceptionally well-equipped and maintained facility open for use to any student enrolled in the School of Visual Arts classes. The shop serves as the core of activity for a variety of classes and individual projects ranging from foundation level classes to graduate work.