The main building is a dramatic modernist steel-and-glass bridge structure spanning an arroyo in the San Rafael Hills, just above the Rose Bowl. Designed by Craig Ellwood Associates, it has been designated a local historic landmark by the City of Pasadena. Hillside Campus houses many of the College’s undergraduate programs, as well as its Graduate Industrial Design and Graduate Film programs and administrative offices.
Our facilities and resources provide students with a limitless array of learning opportunities. Studios, workspaces, editing bays, photo and computer labs provide our students with a host of creative tools, including 3D rapid modeling, CNC machines, modeling facilities and rapid prototyping technologies.
The facilities are just amazing. I’m so bummed that I can’t use that stuff now. It’s like the dream workshop.Ariel LeeBFA 12 Illustration
This 4,600-square-foot gallery features world-class exhibitions connecting the College’s curriculum to emerging and established artists.
Color, Materials and Trends Exploration Laboratory (CMTEL) hosts classes, lectures, workshops and projects emphasizing trends and technology.
Rental facilities on both campuses provide access to the latest audio-visual gear, from camera and lens packages to lighting and sound equipment.
Two fully equipped 4,600-square-foot stages provide ample space to shoot any project, from staged photo shoots to automotive commercials.
A vital resource for art and design research that includes more than 100,000 volumes of books, periodicals, databases and audio-visual collections.
This highly visible exhibition space showcases a rotating selection of student projects curated by department chairs at the end of each term.
Keith Haring’s 1989 mural at ArtCenter remains a vivid source of inspiration to students seeking to make a social and cultural impact.
ArtCenter’s Model Office and Prop Room help bring the images and ideas of our visual artists to life.
State-of-the-art photography processing facilities include B&W, color and digital imaging labs, enabling students to produce gallery-quality images.
An authorized Apple campus store, ArtCenter’s Student Store sells textbooks, art supplies and apparel.