The Foundry

The Foundry is a joint initiative of the University of Texas Libraries and the College of Fine Arts. It is open to all university students, faculty and staff.

The Foundry provides access to devices and tools such as a laser cutter, 3D printers, VR headsets, sewing machines, mills, cameras and other video and audio equipment. The Foundry also features stations with software to create video games, a video wall and a recording studio. The Foundry is located in the Fine Arts Library on the 3rd floor of the E. William Doty Fine Arts Building.


The Foundry at the Fine Arts Library

Get Certified to use our Equipment

Join our Canvas Course to learn about the equipment and services we provide. Some equipment requires certification, and other equipment is available on a walk-up basis.

VR at the Foundry

Faculty: Request the Foundry for your course

Request use of the Foundry for teaching, course related work, workshops, or other activities.

Spaces in the Foundry

3D Printing Area

3D Printing Area
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Space with 3D printers.

Fiber Arts Lab

Fiber Arts Lab
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Space with sewing machines and supplies.

Foundry Mac Pro Workstations

Mac Pro Workstations
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6 Apple Quad-Core Intel i7 Mac Pros, each with two 27" screens and software for video and audio post-production, 3D modeling and Adobe Creative Cloud. Uses: Gaming, film, multimedia production.

Laser Cutter Area

Laser Cutter
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Space with a laser cutter.

Recording Studio

foundry recording studio
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Recording studio with sound proof room.

Video Wall

The Foundry at the Fine Arts Library
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This state of the art video wall is intended for special projects, demonstrations, and presentations.

Equipment at the Foundry

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