Our campus includes a the Black Box Theatre, a recital hall, a dance studio, music studios with adjacent practice rooms, visual arts studios, a digital film studio, a fully equipped recording arts studio, an architecture studio, two creative writing studios, and notably, the Sheffield Wood Gallery. 

Our state-of-the-art facilities are designed to inspire and empower students of all artistic disciplines to reach new heights in their craft. With artwork from alumni and notable artists lining the halls valued at over $1M, there is inspiration at every corner. The Fine Arts Center is also proud to offer the latest in arts technology and equipment. From 3D printers, to electric and gas kilns, to the latest architecture and visual arts software, to fully equipped music classrooms and dance studios – we work to offer our students everything they need to thrive.


  • Sheffield Wood Art Gallery
  • 4,400 Square foot Black Box Theatre with walkable tension grid that has flexible seating for 250 patrons
  • Recital hall, seating 125, with Yamaha CX7 Grand Piano and harpsichord
  • 2,800 sq. ft. Dance classroom equipped with sprung floor, mirrors and barres
  • Music classrooms with individual practice module
  • Digital Film studio equipped with iMacs
  • Visual arts studios well-equipped with printing presses, 3-D Printer, electric & gas kilns, hydraulic press, darkroom facilities, cameras, iMac computers with Adobe suite, screen printing facilities, handlooms, sewing machines, etc.
  • Extensive collection of Jazz guitar and bass amplifiers
  • Recording Arts program with a fully equipped studio
  • Architecture studio equipped with Sketchup, AUTOCAD, and Adobe Creative Suite

All interested GCS 8th-11th grade students will have the opportunity to receive an informational visit from an FAC Administrator, and will also have the opportunity to tour the FAC with their school.  Visitations and tours will be scheduled with each school’s counselor.

One of the best ways to support our students is by visiting exhibits and viewing their work.


This on-campus gallery exhibits nationally recognized visiting artists. 

The Sheffield Wood Gallery was dedicated to Visual Arts alumnus Sheffield Wood as a memorial to her achievements while attending the Fine Arts Center.

Sheffield will not only be remembered as an accomplished student of the arts, but also as a generous and kind spirit treasured by those who knew her. At the request of her family, The Sheffield Wood Scholarship was established in 1999. It is presented annually to a senior arts student who lives by the same high standards that Sheffield demonstrated throughout her life.

As a student of the Fine Arts Center during her junior and senior years in high school, Sheffield Wood excelled in her work in the visual arts. She earned many distinctions, including: Outstanding Student in Metals, The Rhode Island School of Design President’s Award as outstanding senior in the visual arts department, and more.

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