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The Studio Arts Building is located in the Longsworth Arts Village and provides a large sculpture studio, two large painting /drawing studios, individual studio space, and critique rooms for Hampshire's visual artists. The sculpture studio is equipped for work with wood, plaster, and clay, as well as sculptural computer-aided design work.

Adele Simmons Hall is the newest academic building on campus and is located in the Longsworth Arts Village. The building houses faculty offices, classrooms, and an auditorium equipped for large-scale video, film, and slide projection. There is also a computer classroom and facilities for computer animation and video editing.

The Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for Design offers a unique laboratory for the exploration of design and fabrication. This facility is open to all Hampshire College students, and contains a shop equipped for work with metal, plastics, simple electronics, soft goods, and a design lab for manual and computer design.

Emily Dickinson Hall contains the Performing Arts Center, which includes a "black box" theater capable of great flexibility in seating, lighting, and stage design; a smaller performing space used mainly for acting and directing classes and for smaller-scale productions; sound and lighting booths; and areas for set construction and costume making.

The Writing Center is located between Greenwich and Emily Dickinson Hall. The Writing Center is open to students of all levels. Its staff offers the following services: assistance with a specific paper or divisional exam, regular tutorials, workshops, and courses. Students may be helped with a variety of problems ranging from writing anxiety and procrastination, to problems with organization, logic, syntax, and grammar. For many students, the Writing Center is a useful resource for polishing up important essays or research papers before handing them in.

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