The department's six story building in New York's historic East Village serves as an important cultural hub within New York University and the broader community. This facility houses all of the department's studios, shops, and labs. Including studio classrooms and workshops for sculpture, printmaking, painting, drawing, ceramics, metal smithing, and sewing. The department also includes photography labs, a state of the art computer studio, digital printing studio, and a video suite.
Studio courses may also be taken through the department's Three-Summer Program in Berlin and New York, for students interested in developing strength in the areas of painting or drawing. The city's artistic resources are endlessly varied, and students develop their studio practice enriched by the immersion in the world of European and international art. (Please note that students in the Advanced Certificate in Studio Art must take a minimum of 6 credits at NYU in New York. Up to 6 graduate credits can be earned toward the Advanced Certificate at the summer Studio Art program in Berlin.)