Resources and Facilities

Art, Art History & Film Department labs have been de-densified. All must sign up for computer, printer, laser cutter and 3D printer use. The following computer labs are available for use by Art, Art History & Film students; Art Technology Manager Ashley Craig administers all labs. For updates on usage due to COVID safety protocols, contact Ashley Craig (ashley.craig.2@bc.edu).

Digital Media Classroom
Devlin Hall, Room 401F

The Digital Media Classroom consists of 15 27″ Apple iMac stations. These machines are all configured with Adobe Creative Cloud software, Sketch-Up Pro, Rhino, Fusion 360, Blender, Processing, Xcode, Brackets and Simplify3D. Software is regularly updated and added for different classes. The classroom contains a LCD projector, surround sound system, and a high-end Brother laser printer. Tablets may be requested at any time.

Digital Print Lab
Devlin Hall, Room 401C

The Digital Print Lab consists of 7 27″ Apple iMac stations and 1PC station. The iMac machines are all configured with Adobe Creative Cloud software, Sketch-Up Pro, Rhino, Fusion 360, Xcode, Brackets, Simplify3D; new software is loaded each semester per Professors requests. The PC station is configured with Adobe Creative Cloud software, Sketch-Up Pro, Simplify3D, Fusion 360 and AutoCad. The print lab consists of 1 Epson P-8000 SureColor Pro large format printer, 1 Epson Stylus Photo R-3000 digital printer, 1 Epson Stylus Pro 3880 digital printer, 2 Epson Expression 11000XL scanners, 1 Epson Perfection V850 Pro negative scanner, 1 Original Prusa Mini 3D printer, 1 high-end Brother laserjet color printer and 1 high-end large format Xerox laserjet color printer.

3D printer & Dremel Laser Cutter
Devlin Hall, 401E

The Department has 1 Dremel DigiLab laser cutter that can be reserved for students and faculty to use one at a time. The same space houses the Fusion3 F410 3D printer, this printer can be reserved for students and faculty to use as well.

Private Editing Suite
Devlin Hall, Room 401A

The Private Editing Suite consists of 1 27″ Apple iMac station along with a Korg micro synthesizer, scarlett usb audio interface, Blue microphone, KRK systems Rokit speakers, Dragon Frame controller and a 16″ Wacom Cintiq tablet. The iMac is configured with Adobe Creative Cloud software, Dragon Frame, Sketch-Up Pro, Rhino, Fusion 360, Xcode, Brackets, Simplify3D; new software is loaded each semester per Professors requests.  

Digital Imaging Lab
Devlin Hall, 417

The Digital Print Lab consists of 2 27″ and 1 27″ Apple iMac stations and 1PC station. The iMac machines are all configured with Adobe Creative Cloud software,Sketch-Up Pro, Rhino, Fusion 360, Xcode, Brackets, Simplify3D; new software is loaded each semester per Professors requests. The room has a light table for tracing, copy stand with 2 side mounted lights, 1 Epson Perfection V550 Photo Flatbed scanner, 1 Epson 11000XL flatbed scanner, 1 Epson SureColor P-800 digital printer and 1 high-end HP laserjet black and white printer.

The Art, Art History & Film Department has a large array of equipment for students to borrow to assist in the making of their work. All majors, minors and students taking classes within the department are allowed to borrow equipment.

  • Digital Cameras
  • Film cameras in all formats
  • 4K Cinema Cameras
  • Prime Lenses
  • LED light kits
  • Strobe light kits
  • Continuous light kits
  • Wacom Tablets
  • Microphones
  • Audio Mixers
  • Wireless Lav kits
  • PA system
  • Tripods
  • Stabilizers
  • Various grip equipment
  • Apple Laptops

Health and Safety in the Arts

Our primary concern is for the health and safety of our students and faculty. Please refer to the following resources for safe practices in the arts:

Safety Practices  – brochure for safety guidelines in the Fine Arts Studios. This is distributed to all studio art students at the beginning of classes.

Creating Art Safely – a video presentation of safe practices in the arts.

Boston College Environmental Health & Safety Office