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Arts Facilities

Old Cabell Hall

Originally known as the Academical Building, Old Cabell Hall is one of three buildings designed for the south end of the Lawn in 1898 by Stanford White. The Academical Building was renamed for Joseph C. Cabell, a member of the Board of Visitors, and houses the University’s Department of Music and the Music Library.

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Old Cabell Hall Auditorium

Old Cabell Hall Auditorium’s primary mission is to support the academic needs of the McIntire Department of Music and to preserve this historic building for future generations. The Auditorium also endeavors to support the academic needs of other UVA departments and organizations. The Auditorium is not available for private social functions. All events are subject to review for suitability to the physical structure of OCH, the academic mission of the McIntire Department of Music.

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Virginia Center for Computer Music

The Virginia Center for Computer Music (VCCM) offers a wide range of possibilities for both composer and developer. The Center has recently seen major renovations and upgrades. Having evolved from a primarily Next / Mac platform , the VCCM now offers state of the art Linux and Macintosh based systems that support various types of instruction, research and composition. Current areas of development include multichannel digital audio, real time open source sound synthesis, interactive computer music, robotics, telematics and multimedia. The Center promotes a creative atmosphere, providing a wide variety of tools to aid the engineer, programmer and composer.

 

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Ruffin Hall

Home to the McIntire Department of Art‘s Studio Art program, the new three-story facility helps the program meet the growing demand for its courses and unites all of the studio program’s classrooms and faculty offices under one roof.

Ruffin Gallery

Ruffin Gallery is an active part of the Studio Art program. Each year the gallery hosts four to six exhibits that serve as the University’s most important showcase for contemporary art and are an integral part of the Studio Art experience. Students are involved with the production and installation of these exhibitions and gain valuable experience in the handling and hanging of important works of all types. Every spring the gallery is the site of the Fourth-Year Thesis and Aunspaugh Fellows Exhibitions. The openings are important occasions when the whole studio program gathers to celebrate the successful completion of the major.

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Ruffin Print Studio

Ruffin Hall was conceived of as a village of workshops devoted to the teaching of drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking, photography, new media and film, installation and performance art.

Drama Buidling

Drama students at UVa have the opportunity to pursue their degrees in a state-of-the-art theatre complex, which includes the 520-seat Culbreth Theatre with proscenium stage, the flexible 160 to 200-seat Helms Theatre and, the brand-new 300-seat Ruth Caplin Theatre, a thrust theatre.

Theatres

Drama Students at U.Va. have the opportunity to pursue their degrees in a state-of-the-art theatre complex, which includes the 520-seat Culbreth Theatre with proscenium stage, the flexible 160 to 200-seat Helms Theatre and, the brand-new 300-seat Ruth Caplin Theatre, a thrust theatre.

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Scene Shop

The Drama Building also houses classrooms with state-of-the-art technology, studio space, costume, and scene shops.  The Fiske-Kimball Fine Arts Library is just a few steps away.

This impressive complex of classrooms, workshops, studios and theatres is part of The Betsy and John Casteen Arts Grounds, where students studying a wide range arts disciplines come together in one of the University’s most vibrant and dynamic areas.

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Production Studio

Here you will find four ElectroVoice RE-27 mics on the little peninsula you see there, plus another mic at the mixer. The computer is equipped with Adobe Audition for recording/editing. Interviews can be recorded in person or via telephone or Skype. (However, not ISDN.) Additional inputs to the mixer include a turntable, cassette player, two CD players, a 1/8” line input. Pending availability, WTJU can make it available to University students, faculty, and units.