SLAM completed programming, design, and documentation for the 27,800 SF renovation and addition of the Five Arts & Student Center at St. Timothy’s School, a private all-girls high school established in 1882. The school held a dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony celebrating the completion of the Five Arts and Student Center on Sat., May 18.
“This was a truly transformative project for the building and the school,” says Richard Connell, FAIA, SLAM Principal-in-Charge. “It will provide high quality space for the arts, including a beautifully updated theater, new dance rehearsal space, large gallery, and a welcoming space for students to study and collaborate.”
The former, two-story Hannah More Arts Center, now named The Gerry Sisters Five Arts and Student Center, home to programs in literature, theatre, dance, visual arts and music, underwent a renovation including a new contemporary façade and an additional floor to the structure. Other significant upgrades to the facility included a refurbished 330-seat theater featuring new seats, lighting and A/V, a full-service Health and Wellness Center, additional classroom space for the English Department, and an expanded 1,000 SF Art Gallery. The courtyard located between the Five Arts & Student Center and dining facility was redesigned with new ornamental trees, benches and new pavers, creating a more welcoming space to relax in between classes in the outdoors.
SLAM’s previous work on campus includes the design of The Commons and Redland Café and Dixon Hall, the main Academic Building.