Modesto Junior College – Performing and Media Arts Center

Modesto, California

Built in 1958, the $33-million renovated performing and media arts center houses an 800-seat auditorium, 75-seat proscenium-style theater, radio and recording studio, a digital television studio, rehearsal and dance studio, costume shop, and scenery production studio.


  • The main sound system consists of left-center-right speaker clusters with delay fill speakers and subwoofers
  • A data network was installed for audio systems processing and control
  • A video distribution system, multiple image magnification cameras and a MATV system are used to display video throughout the facility


  • Yosemite Community College District
  • Grothe & Smith Architects, Inc.
General Contractor
  • Acme Construction Company, Inc.
  • Multi-Media Consulting, Inc.
AV Contractor
  • Ford Audio-Video Systems, LLC

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