Allen Memorial Art Building
The grounds around the exterior of the Allen Memorial Art Building. Photo credit: Walter Novak

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The Department of Art occupies two buildings adjacent to the Allen Memorial Art Museum referred to as the Allen Memorial Art Building.

One wing, the Ward Art Building, was designed by founding museum director Clarence Ward. It houses the Fisher Gallery for student exhibitions, art history classrooms, painting and silkscreen studios, and the Visual Resources Collection.

The other wing is the Venturi Art Building, designed by Robert Venturi as part of a 1976 expansion. It includes the Clarence Ward Art Library, seminar room, and studios for photography, digital media, drawing, and sculpture.