the corner studio

The OpenGrounds Corner Studio in an inspiring and catalytic meeting place in the historic Corner Building at the entrance to the University. Small and large groups will gather to share ideas and insights, conduct collaborative research and exhibit work. With technology for digital and acoustic projection, teleconferences and interactive interfaces, as well as unique tables that structure and inspire conversations in innovative ways, the Corner Studio serves as a hub for a network of meeting and work places. It has been designed for continual growth and change, adapting itself as a site for experimentation.


OpenGrounds Corner Studio
The Corner Building PO Box 800317
1400 University Avenue
Charlottesville, VA 22908-0317

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how to reserve
the space

Contact us to reserve the studio for meetings, receptions, class sessions, and other events. Consult the Reservations Calendar for date availability. If your event is open to the public, please let us know so that we might list it on the Programs Calendar. Please respect our daily Open Hours when asking to reserve the studio.

The Corner Studio can be reserved at no fee. We welcome you to bring in catering. Coffee, tea, and filtered water are available in the studio.

Please plan to visit the studio to discuss layout and AV needs prior to your meeting or event.


The Corner Studio A
Opened in March 2012, the original side of The Corner Studio is perfect for exhibits, receptions, break-out sessions, and more.

The Corner Studio B
Opened in February 2015, the newer side of The Corner Studio offers an ideal space for meetings, film screenings, and more.

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