A tour of the Massry Center for the Arts

Massry exterior main

The main entrance.

As we posted earlier today, the new Massry Center opened this week at St. Rose. Here's a short photo tour of the new building.

On an angle from Madison Ave
Massry exterior looking up

The Picotte Recital Hall
Massry Picotte recital hall

The Art Gallery
Massry art gallery

The main first floor corridor
Massry main corridor

Rehearsal room designed to sound like the recital hall
Massry rehearsal room

Acoustic panels on the rehearsal room ceiling
Massry rehearsal room ceiling

Window along the third floor corridor
Massry third floor window

Looking out onto Madison from the third floor
Massry looking onto Madison

A few quick facts:
+ The building is 46,000 square feet.
+ It cost about $14 million.
+ It's designed to be heated and cooled without the use of fossil fuels. It has a geothermal heating/cooling system made up of 40 wells, each 450 feet deep.
+ It's named after the Massry family from Loudonville who donated $2 million toward the project.

Earlier on AOA: A modern building hidden in plain site

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The Massry Center for the Arts at St. Rose
1002 Madison Ave
Albany, NY 12203

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