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Dower Center Studios

The Art Department is in the Catherine Dower Center for Performing and Fine Arts at Westfield State University that had been renovated and reopened in January 2017.  The Center is also home to the Music and Theatre Departments at Westfield State University.  The Art Department has ten modern studio rooms and one art history classroom in the Center.  The studios facilities include individual rooms for printmaking, ceramics, sculpture, painting, drawing, illustration, graphic design, and computer graphics. In addition to these studio facilities, the Art Department's faculty offices and administration are located in the Center.