The Georgia Tech Office of the Arts is pleased to announce that the Ferst Center for the Arts is now open Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Georgia Tech students, faculty and staff are invited to take a tour of the Ferst Center for the Arts, located in the heart of the Georgia Tech campus.
“We want to invite the Georgia Tech community to stop by the Ferst Center and take a look around,” said Madison Cario, Office of the Arts Director. “We truly have an excellent space and we want to share it with you!”
“We’ve been upgrading the Ferst Center’s technology recently,” said Operations Manager/Technical Director Paul Cottongim. “Upgrading our lighting controls, dimming controls and sound controls… we have state of the art equipment now that will allow us to better serve our shows and events.”
The Box Office will be open in the Ferst Center where students can study, relax and enjoy the artwork in the galleries. Tours of the theatre will be scheduled weekly. For more information call (404)-894-9200.
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About the Georgia Tech Office of the Arts
The Office of the Arts is a leader for the Georgia Tech community in the exploration of the arts by advocating, promoting and facilitating arts partnerships that enhance the campus arts experience, providing provocative fine arts choices on campus and creating a bridge to the larger Atlanta community. The Ferst Center Presents artist series, the major public program of the office, is dedicated to bringing world class performances and artist residency programs to the Georgia Tech campus that will enhance the total learning experience of the Georgia Tech student body, serve as a bridge to the surrounding Atlanta community and engage artists in a way that is uniquely Georgia Tech. Funding is provided in part by contributions from individuals, foundations, corporations and the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation. Major corporate support is provided by the Coca-Cola Company and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. For information call 404-894-2787 or visit www.arts.gatech.edu.