Brown Arts Initiative

Spring 2021 Granoff Center Information

What to expect this Spring.

As we welcome students back to campus, the BAI has developed a set of temporary policies and guidelines, in keeping with Brown's safety standards, to help keep our community safe, while still advancing Brown's mission of education and research. The Granoff Center will look and feel a little different this year, but we are sill here for you.  The information below will help you navigate the next few weeks.

The Granoff Center will have reduced hours from Jan 1 - April 23:

Regular Hours
Mondays: 12pm - 5pm
Tuesdays - Fridays: 12pm - 4 pm 
Saturdays & Sundays: Closed     

Holidays / Closed
May 25 (Memorial Day) 

In keeping with standard safety procedures, a number of new precautions have been put into place:

  • New traffic patterns:
    • The WEST door is and ENTRANCE ONLY
    • The ANGELL ST door is EXIT ONLY
    • Once inside the building, the MAIN ATRIUM STAIR is UP ONLY. The SIDE STAIRS are DOWN ONLY.  There are arrows and signage to help guide you.
  • All indoor common areas have been taken off line. The Level One cafe, Living Room spaces, Conference Room 105, and the Convivium are not available for use.
  • The Granoff Center Multimedia Lab will be available for limited use, through appointment only.  Please reference the MML Website for information.
  • The Cohen Gallery is closed to visitors, however you may view the exhibition, State of Urgency, through the building's West windows, through December 15.


The health and safety of our community is our top priority.  To that end, the BAI developed a lengthy set of guidelines for safe usage of space, in keeping with University, State, and professional best practices. As guidance changes, the guidelines will be updated.  

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