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The Imaginarium is an immersive design and digital art lab located in the Dowd Art and Art History building. This center seeks to unify immersive digital technology and fine arts practice, with an emphasis on interactivity, engagement, collaboration, and social responsibility.

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Lab Manager: Brian Beams 
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Imaginarium Upgrades

During the summer of 2019, there have been some big changes and upgrades to the Imaginarium. Thanks to an ongoing partnership with Wacom, 23 Cintiq tablets have been installed, one per each workstation, in the lab for student and faculty use. This technology allows people to use the natural motion of a pen (or, in this case, a stylus) to create digital illustrations, textures, and 2D animations. To support the new hardware, licenses for Substance Painter and Substance Designer, the premier 3D texturing tools used by professional artists in games, animation, and vfx, have been installed.

When in Ancient Rome, Learn as the Imaginarium Learns

Classics Department teaches Latin with VR

Your decisions impact the environment.
Student VR Team Launches Interactive Ocean Pollution Game

AdvocaSea combines entertainment and education to bring awareness to marine sustainability

SCU Students Bring Education to Life through the Imaginarium

Day’s Child Studies course aims to “be of service to the community” through virtual reality

Shakespeare Studies With a Virtual Spin

Profs. Keener and Smith bring Oculus into the English classroom