On Thursday, Dec. 1, Ventura College held the grand opening for its newly remodeled Studio Arts Building and New Media Gallery. The event included classroom demonstrations, tours, displays by faculty and students, the exhibit Innovation and a Rejection of the Past: The Artistic Avant Garde and musical entertainment courtesy of the Ventura College Music Department. Chancellor Bernard Luskin, Trustee Stephen Blum, Dean of Visual Arts, Social and Behavioral Sciences Gwendolyn Lewis-Huddleston and Art Department Chair Bob Moskowitz participated in the opening ceremonies.