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Martha Wren Briggs Center for Visual Arts

Muscarelle Museum Addition and Renovation

Aerial Rendering of the Muscarelle AdditionThe expanded museum will be a state-of-the-art regional venue for students, faculty, staff, alumni and the broader community to come together to experience world-class exhibitions and robust academic programs. Including but not limited to enhanced and expanded gallery spaces, event hall with lecture seating for 200 and banquet seating for 100 people, welcoming front courtyard for outdoor gatherings, open light-filled atrium with seating for 80, seminar rooms, open study/library room and much needed art storage.

  • Project Number:  204-90010
  • Cost: $43,800,000
  • Fund Source: Private Funds
  • Square Footage: 19,000 gsf renovation, 30,000 gsf addition
  • Project Start Date: Feb 2017
  • Construction Start: March 2023
  • Finish Date:  Estimated October 2024
  • Project ManagerAdam Witkowski
  • Design TeamOdell/Pelli Clarke Pelli                     
  • ContractorKjellstrom and Lee, Inc.
  • Progress:  The site fence was put in place in March, 2023 in anticipation of pending construction activities.