Jackson Dinsdale Art Center, Hastings College

Jackson Dinsdale Art Center, Hastings College

This architecturally innovative showplace for the arts includes studios for a full spectrum of art media, gallery space, and classrooms to accommodate superior teaching and learning environments for students. Morrissey Engineering provided design services for this 25,000-square-foot structure that is a beacon on the Hasting College campus, reflecting the creativity of the student artists.

Services and Awards

This project won a 2017 IES Illumination Award of Merit for Exterior Lighting.



  • Spacious studios for painting, printmaking, drawing, ceramics, glassblowing, metalwork, and wood shop
  • Outdoor studios
  • Media room, critique rooms, and classrooms
  • Gallery space 
  • Climate-controlled permanent collection storage space




New Construction


Hastings College, Nebraska

Square Footage

25,000 SF

Completion Date