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New Residence Hall and Academic Building Open at Goldsmith Campus

Aug 22, 2016
A ribbon ceremony marked the opening of the first Residence Hall at Otis College's Goldsmith Campus, offering housing for over 200 students. The Academic Building brings the College's award-winning Fashion Design program to Westchester.
Spotlight Category: College

On Thursday, August 18th Otis College celebrated the opening of the Goldsmith Campus' Residence Hall and Academic Building with a ribbon ceremony and tours of the new buildings. As Otis College of Art and Design approaches its Centennial in 2018, the improvement of the main Goldsmith Campus in the Westchester neighborhood of Los Angeles is a game-changing opportunity. Jointly developed by the acclaimed Los Angeles-based architecture firms of Ehrlich Architects and Frederick Fisher and Partners, new facilities and landscape design were added, including a new residence hall, a new 300-seat forum, and additional academic and administrative space. For more information about the building project, visit 

Campus Expansion Virtual Tour

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About Otis College of Art and Design

Established in 1918, Otis College of Art and Design offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in a wide variety of visual and applied arts, media, and design. Core programs in liberal arts, business practices, and community-driven projects support the College’s mission to prepare diverse students to enrich our world through their creativity, skill, and vision. As Los Angeles’ first professional art school, visionary alumni and faculty include MacArthur and Guggenheim grant recipients, Oscar awardees, and design stars at Apple, Anthropologie, Pixar, Mattel, and more. The renowned Creative Action program has been recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for Community Engagement, and the Otis Report on the Creative Economy is a powerful advocacy tool for arts education. The College serves the Greater Los Angeles Area through compelling public programming, as well as year-round Continuing Education courses for all ages.