Arts Center

Art for Arts Celebration was March 11, 2023

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Time to Build

UPDATE: Construction on the Poly Arts Center accelerated during the summer and the project is more than 75% complete with much of the exterior cladding and windows in place. Interior work continues to progress rapidly, and we expect the permitting process to be complete by December with occupancy in early 2024. Look for an invitation to special hard hat tours and other celebratory activities. 

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Plans for the Arts Center

Poly Dance, Theater, Music, and the Visual Arts program will achieve next-level excellence in the new Arts Center, designed to provide much-needed space and resources. The capital project will establish the multipurpose Dance Studio, construct a new Lobby Gallery, adjacent to the entrance of the Richard Perry Theatre, for student and professional exhibitions, and build an Instrumental Music Room that nearly doubles the size of the existing Band Room. Moreover, the completed PolyARTS Center will serve as a center for culture, creativity, and enriched partnerships with the Brooklyn arts community.

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“A vibrant and contemporary arts education is essential to helping our students succeed as critical thinkers and global citizens.”

Michael Robinson, Head of Arts
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Topping Off Ceremony

Poly Arts Center Topping Off Celebration was held in February, 2023.

Topping Off Ceremony
Topping off ceremony
Topping Off ceremony
Topping off ceremony for PAC
Michael Robinson, Jennifer Nelson, Dan Doughty, Laura Coppola
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Time to Play Your Part

Join Poly alumni, friends, and benefactors who are passionate about advancing the arts and choose how you like to Play Your Part and Bring the Arts Center to fruition.

“We strive to give students of all levels the opportunity to explore and develop as artists and to be appropriately challenged as they grow.”

— Dan Doughty, Performing Arts Department Chair
“An important aspect of the theater program is that the students get to work side by side and collaborate with theater professionals, and get to experience a high level of theater production whether on stage or behind the scenes.”

— David Higham '07, Performing Arts Faculty, Theater