Betsy and John Casteen Arts Grounds

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The Betsy and John Casteen Arts Grounds is a planned project at the University of Virginia to be built in honor of former president John Casteen. The idea is to further expand the University's arts infrastructure with a new theater and other performing arts facilities[1].

Components[2]

  • Ruffin Hall, a new studio art building
  • The Arts Grounds Culbreth Road Garage
  • The Arts Common on the north slope of Carr’s Hill
  • The new Band Rehearsal Hall
  • Restoration of Fayerweather Hall for the art history program
  • Renovation and expansion of Campbell Hall for the School of Architecture
  • Additions to the Drama Building, including a 300-seat thrust-stage theater
  • Renovations to the Bayly Building, home of the University Art Museum and a new museum addition

Notes

  1. Park, Shirley. "Arts Grounds to Extend with Theater Space | The Cavalier Daily." The Cavalier Daily: University of Virginia Student Newspaper. 31 Aug. 2010. Web. 31 Aug. 2010. <http://www.cavalierdaily.com/2010/08/31/arts-grounds-to-extend-with-theater-space/>.
  2. "Casteen Arts Grounds - Campaign for the Arts at the University of Virginia." Home - **Clone Master Campaign** DO NOT USE. Web. 31 Aug. 2010. <http://campaign.virginia.edu/site/c.ghKJIUPGIuE/b.5802159/k.67E9/Casteen_Arts_Grounds.htm>.

External links

UVa site with information