Katzen Arts Center

Katzen Arts Center The Katzen Arts Center is home to all of the visual and performing arts programs at American University and the American University Museum. Located at Ward Circle, the intersection of Nebraska Avenue and Massachusetts Avenue, the Center sits atop Embassy Row in Washington, DC, one of the highest points in the nation's capital.

This 130000sqft space, designed to foster interdisciplinary collaboration in the arts, provides instructional, exhibition, and performance space for all the arts disciplines. Its 30000sqft art museum exhibits contemporary art from the nation's capital region and the world. The museum gallery is the Washington region’s largest university facility for art exhibition.The Center houses many academic departments for the university, including Art History, Graphic Design, Studio Art, Multimedia, Arts Management, Dance, Music, and Theatre. The center also features a 30000sqft museum, a 6000sqft sculpture garden, a 211000sqft parking garage, 33000sqft of performing arts space, and 37000sqft of studio space, including theatre studios, a music ensemble room, art studios, dance studios, and the Abramson Family Recital Hall.

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4400 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington D.C., DC


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