Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ MARQUETTE Ã‚– Northern Michigan University held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new addition to the Art and Design North building, which opened Jan. 17 for the start of the winter semester. Students, faculty and staff gathered in the atrium before the first classes held in the facility for a brief program led by Michael Cinelli, chair of the art and design department. Ã‚
Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ The addition accommodates components formerly housed in Thomas Fine Arts and Lee Hall Ã‚– unifying the program in one area of campus. It features departmental offices, faculty studios, drawing/painting and print making studios, a photo lab, a 100-person lecture hall, three critique rooms, a screening room, computer labs, a construction and work room, a digital/green room, and photo/matt/lighting studios. It is also home to the DeVos Art Museum, which is scheduled to be completed in February and formally dedicated in April.