Wet Shops: Ceramics & Casting


Digital Photo Labs


Open to: all students who have had necessary training with equipment and processes
Sheila C. Johnson Design Center, 66 5th Ave, 5th floor   •   Monday & Wednesday 9am - 10pm / Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 9am - 8pm / Saturday & Sunday 11am - 7pm

Academic Year 2023-24 Update

The Darkroom is open 7-days a week.

Summer 2024 hours

Monday & Wednesday

9AM – 10PM

Tuesday, Thursday & Friday

9AM – 8PM

Saturday & Sunday

11AM – 7PM

Mandatory Orientation

Due to the high volume of courses running in Fall 2024 semester, new orientations will be limited to those enrolled in a darkroom course. Those who have previously taken a Film Processing and Darkroom orientation will have continued access. Please contact ERC for more info.

About the Darkroom

Darkroom lab facilities located on the fifth floor of 66 Fifth Avenue include:

  • a 20-station black-and-white darkroom equipped with Bessler enlargers capable of printing 4″ x 5″ negatives
  • a film developing area
  • a color-balanced print viewing room that allows students to make precise color corrections
  • a print finishing room for drying, pressing, and mounting photographs

** Restrictions apply. Contact us ( for more information.

Featured Equipment and Tools

  •  Photographic Enlarger



Darkroom Calendar