Project Overview

The existing 1969, 66,765-square-foot building will undergo a complete renovation including upgrades to address seismic, accessibility, programmatic, and fire life safety needs.  Upon completion, the following fine arts programs will be housed within the building: Art (Painting, Drawing, Sculpture, Ceramics, 3D Art, and Jewelry making); Photography; Music; Media and Communications; Recital Hall; Galleries; gathering spaces, and associated support spaces.  The renovation will fully replace all mechanical, electrical, low voltage, and plumbing systems.  The programmatic spaces will receive state-of-the-art theatrical, acoustical, and audio-visual upgrades.


Status: Bidding

Project Costs: Measure J=$43,600,871; State=$20,889,000

Architect of Record: DLR Group

Construction Manager: Sundt Construction, Inc.

Project Manager: Allison Coburn

Program Management: MAAS Companies

Anticipated Construction Start:  February 2024

Anticipated Construction Completion: Winter 2026

Fine Arts Renovation - Project Site

Fine Arts Building Renovation Nearmap with Legend


Rendering Pictures

Upcoming Milestones:

  • Building users begin moving to Swing Space Fine Arts: August 2023
  • Bidding and selection process of trade contractors: Fall 2023
  • Construction start: February 2024
  • Landscape removal and demolition around the perimeter of the building: February 2024

Impact and Closures

Emergency Contact: TBD