Fact Sheet
Ramo Auditorium is operated by Campus Programs and Community Relations as a campus and community service. A broad spectrum of performing arts, lectures, films, classes and entertainment events are offered throughout the academic year. All events presented in Ramo auditorium are directly sponsored by Caltech.
Donated to Caltech byDr. and Mrs. Simon Ramo
ArchitectRobert E. Alexander, FAIA and Associates
LocationDonald E. Baxter, M.D. Hall of the Humanities (the Baxter Hall of Humanities is immediately southeast of Beckman Auditorium)
DedicatedJune, 1971
Building ShapeRectangular
Seating Capacity 371 (one floor)
Dimensions73 feet deep by 60 feet wide
Color Scheme (Interior)Adobe tan, black, and orange
Stage24 feet deep by 32 feet wide
Stage Floor Height2 feet
LightingLighting Instruments above stage and front-of-house
Projection BoothHouses sound, lighting controls, and projection equipment
Types of EventsLectures, films, small concerts, experimental stage presentations, musical theater, symposia, and conferences
ADAWheelchair access, assistive listening devices, large-type programs, readers, and ASL interpreters


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