Apr 23, 2014
CIA grads win 25% of nation's top retail design honors
Mar 15, 2014 @ MOCA Cleveland in Cleveland, OH
CIA's Traveling Sketchbooks make a last stop at MOCA
Apr 17, 2014
Design major gets zombie's reception at her former school
Mar 28, 2014
Dinner by Design – Art of the Table, and a runway show
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The game design industry is constantly evolving, and CIA’s students are on the edge of the newest technologies and gaming tactics. This weekend, the Great Lakes Science Center will host our students for the Game Design Spring Show, as they present their amazing work. The exhibition reception is tomorrow, Apr. 25, from 1-3pm. Click below for more details.
Apr 16, 2014
Alumnus and superhero comics writer Brian Bendis visits CIA
Mar 28, 2014
The Accident: Recent Work by Nicky Nodjoumi
Apr 15, 2014
Students win $11,000 in Dealer Tire art competition
Apr 22, 2014
2014 Spring Illustration + Animation Show
Apr 22, 2014
4/24-27: Bernard Hermann weekend with CITIZEN KANE, MARNIE & more!
The Cleveland Institute of Art’s College Catalog is your guide to the information that you need to know about the courses that are offered in each of our 15 majors, along with Foundation and Liberal Arts courses. In addition, there is information on admissions, financial aid, and registration procedures that can be accessed through the links below.
Learn more about the required classes for each major through our Degree Requirements.
The Cleveland Institute of Art is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD), and the state of Ohio. CIA is a member of the Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design (AICAD), a consortium of America’s specialized art and design colleges.
Joseph McCullough Center for the Visual Arts, Room 120
11610 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106
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Sharpen your artistic skills at CIA's Pre-College Program this summer.
Nicky Nodjoumi and Dinner by Design exhibitions
CIA welcomes spring with two wildly different shows.
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