Facilities

A student works in the scene shop at Texas Performing Arts. Photo by Rene Castro.

With its wide breadth of disciplines, the College of Fine Arts includes many performance spaces, studios, maker spaces, classrooms and more to support our curricular needs. 

Doty Fine Arts (DFA) Building

The Doty Fine Arts building houses the Dean’s administrative offices (second floor), Admissions (first floor), Student Affairs (first floor), Career Services (first floor) and the college’s CARE Counselor office (first floor). Offices for the Art History division are located on the second floor, and the Fine Arts Library is located on the third and fifth floor of the building. Classrooms, studios and administrative offices for the School of Design and Creative Technologies are located on the fourth floor. The Foundry makerspace is located inside the Fine Arts Library on the third floor.

Art (ART) Building

The Art Building includes the Visual Art Center, studios and classrooms, computer and production labs, faculty offices, administrative offices for the Department of Art and Art History, the Mesoamerica Center and more. Some faculty offices for the Department of Design are located in ART.  

Jessen Auditorium in Homer Rainey Hall (HRH)

Jessen Auditorium is located in HRH 2.104 and offers a 350-seat performance space for recitals and more.

Lab Theatre (LTH)

The Lab Theatre includes a 109-seat theatre for students to mount their own productions.

Music and Recital Hall (MRH) Building

The Music and Recital Hall serves as the home to the Butler School of Music and includes Bates Recital Hall, as well as numerous classroom, rehearsal and practice rooms and offices for the Longhorn Band.

Performing Arts Center (PAC)

The Performing Arts Center building includes the 2,900-seat Bass Concert Hall, the McCullough Theatre, administrative offices for Texas Performing Arts, as well as scenic shops, costume shops and classroom and studio space.

Winship (WIN) Building

Winship is home to the Department of Theatre and Dance and includes the Payne Theatre, the Brockett Theatre and numerous classrooms, rehearsal spaces and studio spaces.

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