Roser ATLAS Center

The Roser ATLAS Center is home to the ATLAS Institute and Film Studies. ATLAS is a radically interdisciplinary research institute exploring the intersection of technology, art, design and policy. The center includes research labs, the Black Box Experimental Studio, teaching facilities and a hacker/maker space. The building includes a 150-seat, distance-learning equipped auditorium, a 75-seat film screening room, a lobby featuring a video wall, a cafe, Technology-enhanced, active-learning classrooms for use by all disciplines in on-site and distance education, including two 40-student classrooms, two 25-student classrooms, and two computer labs/classrooms. The two-story 2,700- square-foot Black Box Experimental Studio performance space with digital technology for interdisciplinary creative work with musicians, dancers, visual artists and technology, visiting artists, Web casts, interactive audio and visual performances, video production, and cinema projection. The Black Box Experimental Studio supports 360ø HD projection, 5.1 and 8.1 audio configurations as well as DMX and MIDI controlled lighting and audio systems. This allows state of the art theatrical productions and offers creative flexibility in design and implementation of hardware and software control interfaces.

1125 18th Street, Boulder, CO 80309

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Upcoming Events

Intro to iOS App Dev

Create your first iOS app in this hands-on workshop led by Aileen Pierce, ATLAS senior instructor, introducing iOS development in Xcode using Swift. If you...

2/25 5:30pm
Technology, Arts & Media Program Info Session

Do you love designing and inventing things? Are you part engineer and part artist? Do you seek a career that requires both technical skill and...

2/28 1pm
Open Hack Nights

Open Hack Nights ATLAS’ BTU Lab hosts Open Hack Nights throughout the semester. Come by, work on a project, grab some snacks and join others who are doing...

3/5 6pm
Security Check-uc

Come by the ATLAS BTU Lab for a security check-up on your computer or phone. These drop-in sessions are a great way to level up your tech hygiene! Led by...

3/6 2pm
Interaction Design for Music

Led by Jiffer Harriman, ATLAS adjunct lecturer, this workshop will cover designing interfaces for musical control; mapping gestures and sound design; sensors...

3/6 5pm

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Nick Sutcliffe

Nick Sutcliffe left a positive review 1/22/2019

The presenters were articulate and coherent, and they related well to the audience. I was impressed.


CHRISTINE RUDZINSKAS left a review 11/12/2018

Good, informative.

Minh Nguyen

Minh Nguyen left a positive review 9/8/2018

Nice event with nice people. A lot of project and idea that came out great

Nick Sutcliffe

Nick Sutcliffe left a positive review 5/1/2018

inspiring projects, lively event.

Joseph Polman

Joseph Polman left a positive review 3/15/2018

What an innovative and thought-provoking show! Our group, which included some serious music types (not including myself ...) loved it. And it really took advantage of the Black Box Theater setting.

Emily Kellagher

Emily Kellagher left a positive review 11/15/2017

This was great!