The Arts building was built as part of a master planned second phase of the original campus buildings that were built in 1992. This phase added the Arts Building and Science Hall 2.
The addition of the Arts building gave CSUSM the ability to provide Dance, Studio Art and Theater Arts spaces. The building includes offices, music practice rooms,a lobby art gallery, a 150 seat performance hall, a performance practice studio, classrooms, a 240 seat lecture auditorium, a printing studio, ceramics studio and sculpture studio.
The School of Art (SofA) contains the following departments:
The addition of Science Hall 2 provided additional laboratories for Biology, Chemistry and Physics as well as provided computer labs for Computer Science and Mathematics.
Science Hall II contains:
Arts - 026/027
Science 2 - 037
GSF / ASF:
58,839 / 25,146
71,879 / 36,095
$24,000,000 (Shared Construction Cost with Arts Building)
State and Auxillary Funds
Rossetti Associates Architects
Swinerton & Walberg Co.
Arts Building Entrances:
Science Hall II Building Entrances: