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Story: Dec 22, 2014

Grad is sculptor behind Disney's Big Hero 6

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CIA Exhibition: Jan 14, 2015

35th Annual Scholastic Art & Writing Exhibition

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Story: Dec 17, 2014

Students animate, illustrate holiday greetings on behalf of ...

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CIA Exhibition: Feb 13, 2015

69th Annual Student Independent Exhibition

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We caught up with CIA grad Zack Petroc, model supervisor behind the Disney blockbuster Big Hero 6, and asked him how his CIA education helped him succeed. Find ...

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Story: Nov 04, 2014

New CIA building taking shape; set for December completion

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Events: Mar 21, 2015

Spring 2015 Open House

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Story: Nov 03, 2014

New Uptown Residence Hall featured in CIA video

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CIA Exhibition: Apr 02, 2015

Spring Exhibition: Women to Watch - Ohio

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Story: Aug 18, 2014

CIA again named to "Best in the Midwest" list

Admissions . Visit CIA . Open Houses 

Open Houses

Attend an Open House at the Cleveland Institute of Art and experience a day designed specifically for students and families interested in learning more about CIA. 

Tour our studios and classrooms. Speak with CIA students and see the work of current and former students. Meet with our admissions counselors and staff who can answer your questions about admission requirements and financial aid opportunities, and give you advice on preparing your portfolio.

Our fall and spring Open Houses fill up quickly, so register early. Our next Open House will take place on Saturday, March 21, 2015. Registration will open mid-January 2015.  You can also contact us to schedule an individually tailored visit.

Sample Open House Schedule 

8:45am Arrival and Registration (coffee and juice) 

8:45am Information Fair

9:30am Welcome Session

9:45am Academic Programs and Faculty Profiles

10:00am Student/Alumni Testimonials                                                         

10:35am Environment Sessions

12:00pm Optional Sessions (Campus Tours, Portfolio Prep Presentation, Financial Aid Presentation, Visit with Admissions Staff in Office of Admissions)

Getting to CIA 

Located east of downtown Cleveland, our campus is easily reached by car, bus, or train. Our main two buildings, the George Gund Building and the Joseph McCullough Center for the Visual Arts, are located at 11141 East Boulevard and 11610 Euclid Avenue.

View driving and parking directions or get a Google map to our campus. 

Accommodations

The area hosts an array of lodging choices, ranging from large hotel chains near the airport and in downtown Cleveland to small inns and historic mansions closer to campus.  Click here to download a list of lodging selections or click here to view a Google map.

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Schedule Your Individual Visit

Schedule an individually tailored visit by calling 800.223.4700 or 216.421.7418, or by email.

Register For Open House

CIA will host its next Open House on Saturday, March 21, 2015. Registration will open mid-January 2015.

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Community Works

Visiting artists, exhibitions, conference and symposia exploring socially engaged art.

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Uptown Residence Hall

Check out the new student digs.

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Cores + Connections

Creating. Connecting. Building better futures.