Spaces and Technology

Audio Editing Suites

Audio Editing Suites

Pyramix Editing Suite


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Costume Shop

Costuming spaces dedicated to Department of Drama class support and Drama Mainstage productions.

W531 - Costume Cages, W539 - Costume Lab, W540 - Craft Room and W542 - Costume Shop

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Cove Studio

This studio houses lighting equipment and a blue-screen for compositing work.


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Critique Space/ Camera Obscura

The Critique Space/Camera Obscura (W842) is a modestly-sized room that acts as a camera obscura and critique/presentation space


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David Spinks Theatre

The David Spinks Theatre is a configurable black-box theatre which functions as a performance and lab space and may also be booked for class-based rehearsal purposes by Department of Drama students.


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Digital Cinema Suite

These facilities are for post-production including audio and video editing, visual effects, colour correction and finishing.

W402A, W402B, W402C

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Digital Fabrication

Digital Fabrication

Digital Fabrication equipment is available to students who have taken Art 3015 (Digital Fabrication) or who have received the necessary training through one of the Art Department Technicians.

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Digital Fine Arts Lab & Large Format Printing

A studio for digital visual arts study and practice.


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Drama Rehearsal Studios

Drama rehearsal spaces are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to Department of Drama students and faculty, and to Faculty of Fine Arts Students for class-based rehearsal purposes only as according to the Booking Priority policy.

W420, W480, W401, B570 and W425 (David Spinks Theatre)

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Gallery space on level 8 of the fine arts building

Exhibition spaces

Select walls and spaces may be used for art student exhibition purposes and faculty course projects.

Various locations in the University Centre for the Arts

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Fine Arts Technology Services

This shared space is composed of a shared gathering area, access to the Fine Arts Checkouts, and to Studio One and Studio Two. 


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Game Research Lab

The Game Research Lab is a New Media lab space that contains video game consoles, games, TVs, and other miscellaneous equipment. The space is used to support gaming-related courses taught in the Department of New Media.


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Individual Art Studios- Senior Studio I & II

W890 and W823 are divided into individual studio spaces where students enrolled in Senior Studio I & II may pursue their practice.

W823 & W890

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Individual Music Practice Studios

Private studio practice rooms​

  • Grand Piano Practice Rooms (Piano students only) 
  • General Practice Rooms (Brass/Composition/Piano/Strings/Voice/Woodwinds)
  • Percussion
  • DAA

W453A, W573, W579, W452, W454, W458, W460, W577, W581, W583, W585, W591, W593, W595, W597, W453C, W450, W462, W575 and W589

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Music Rehearsal Studios

W470 and W480 are large music studios available for individual and group rehearsal purposes.

W470 - Band Rehearsal Studio and W480 - Drama and Music Rehearsal Studio

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Music Technology Lab

This computer lab is available to Department of Music students 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


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New Media computer labs

Computer labs equipped with hardware and software specific to the needs of classes and student projects in the Department of New Media.

B516, B519, and B520

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Painting Studio

The Painting Studio is a spacious, well-equipped studio shared among all levels of painting classes, and painting students have 24-hour access to the studio.


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Penny Gallery

The Penny Gallery is a multi-use space dedicated to student and faculty exhibitions, performances and other creative activities.

Dr. Foster James Penny Building, 324 - 5th Street South, Lethbridge, AB

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Photography Studio

The photography facilities include a full wet darkroom with regular and mural-format enlargers, a black and white film processing area, as well as a “dry” work space furnished with light table, copy stand, paper cutter, and dry-mounting presses. Lockers in the studio are available for students to use as storage.


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Print Studio & Silk Screen Studio

The Print Studio (L804) is a spacious studio in which all levels of Printmaking are held. Students can work on a range of techniques including relief printing, intaglio, and lithography. The Silk Screen Studio (W844) is a smaller space where screens are prepared, exposed, and printed.

Print Studio L804, Silk Screen Studio W844

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Digital Audio Arts Editing Suites

Pro Tools Editing Suite

Pro Tools Editing Suite


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Scene & Props Shop

Scenery and properties spaces dedicated to Department of Drama class support and Drama Mainstage productions.


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Sculpture Facilities

The Sculpture Facilities include the wood shop, metal shop, ceramics area and plaster room, as well as a bronze and aluminum foundry.

W840 & W890

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Studio Classrooms

W869 and W871 share a large storage area with the Painting Studio (W817), which accommodates both portfolios and storage of 3D work, while W520 is furnished with flat files for storing 2D works and shelving for object storage.

W520, W869, W871

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Studio One

In this advanced learning environment, students work in teams or one-on-one with the SSL Duality surround sound mixing and recording console.

W700A1, W700A2, W700A3, W700A4

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Digital audio arts facility Studio 2

Studio Two

Used for film scoring, Foley work, sound design, electronic music composition, microphone placement and audio capture research.


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Weaving loom

Textile Studio

The Textile Studios are located upstairs in the wood shop. They are comprised of a sewing room and a weaving room.

Above the wood shop (W890)

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The Loft

The Loft (W896) is located in the wood shop. It is a small, informal space often used for class presentations or lectures.


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Gallery space

University of Lethbridge Art Gallery

Through the art works presented and collected, we spark dialogue, support interdisciplinary discussion, and invite contemplation.

The Dr. Margaret (Marmie) Perkins Hess Gallery - W600 and The Helen Christou Gallery (located in level 9 under the library)

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University Recital Hall

The University Recital Hall is a renovated 201-seat, acoustically-tuned performance space dedicated to supporting rehearsals, classes, recordings and performances.


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University Theatre

The University Theatre is a 450-seat proscenium theatre which hosts full seasons of concerts, drama productions, lectures, university events and community rentals.


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Vicon Motion Capture Studio

A shared space with Kinesiology and the Department of New Media, this space contains motion capture equipment.


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