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Universal Tools

The following resources are available to graduate students for the summer 2021 semester.

MassArt is pleased to share information  about the growing list of tools and resources available to all Undergraduate and Graduate Students students at the College, regardless of major. These resources have been re-categorized as the "Universal Tools and Resources" to underscore this. 


The laser lab will operate on a limited service beauro model this summer, please reach out to the graduate office for questions:

Guidelines for preparing files, as well as an introduction to the Laser Lab, images of cutting and engraving samples, and more, can be found at A MassArt NetID is required to access the site.

Sound Studio

Location: D310

Located on the 3rd floor of the DMC, the new Sound Studio is available to all MassArt students. First, the studio serves to teach classes on sound recording, composition and editing. Secondly, it serves students working on audio projects, scoring and other production in stereo or multiple surround sound formats.

For inquiries regarding access please contact Eric Freeman at

Documentation Room

The Documentation Room located in D317 serves as a space for students to photograph artwork. Equipped  with black and white roll paper for backdrops, a camera with tripod and two LED lights on stands. Additional equipment may be reserved from Tech Central. 

Available July 26-August 14, For inquiries regarding access please contact Kyle Brock:

lighting installation rooms

A photo of room D306A photo of an installation in D307










Location: D306

Lighting Installation Rooms are minimally furnished these rooms are painted entirely black and have 12 foot ceilings that support full hanging grids. They can also be used for documentation. 

For inquiries regarding access please contact Felicia Scott:

D307 Installation photo courtesy of Liv Anagnost '17 BFA Animation

Public Space

Access hours: 7:00am - 11:45pm
Reservation system: Contact Claudia LeClair

There are many public spaces across campus reserved through the office of College and Visiting Events, located in Student Development on the 2nd floor of Kennedy. These areas are available to students for art installations and other activities. Examples include, Courtyard, DMC Atrium, Tower Lobby and the new outdoor podiums in front of the DMC.


Location: D002/D004

The Woodshop is located on the lower level of the DMC. The Studio Managers work diligently to make this state of the art facility a safe and efficient resource for everyone.

The Woodshop is available during scheduled hours to MassArt students who are currently enrolled in a course which uses the woodshop for class, or have successfully completed one of the following gateway courses: TBA/3DTD-201 Projects in Wood, EDAD-202 Methods and Materials,  EDAD-307 Furniture Design, or who have participated in a scheduled group training session.

Woodshop Studio Managers can be reached at 617.879.7919 or by MassArt email: