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Cores + Connections

What sets the Cleveland Institute of Art apart from other colleges of art and design?
In a nutshell, our Cores + Connections make all the difference.

The word "core" comes from the Latin "cor" for “heart.” At the heart of CIA, core values of faculty mentorship, studio and academic rigor, and state-of-the-art curriculum, all power extensive connections for student engagement in field-based experiential learning, real-world professional projects, and social practices in art and design. This building of better futures begins with your very first semester in Foundation studies and continues throughout your education here, through courses, extracurricular activities, and/or internships. All made possible by over 200 external partnerships, at last count!

Jimmy + Tony's Onishi Residency: Part II

July 25, 2017

Jimmy + Tony's Onishi Residency: Part II

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Associate Professor/Chair of Interior Architecture, Interior Architecture

Michael Gollini

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Student Profile: Elliott Marti

December 19, 2016

Student Profile: Elliott Marti

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Cuban artist Valdes spends residency in Jewelry + Metals studios

November 08, 2017

Cuban artist Valdes spends residency in Jewelry + Metals studios

When artist Yasniel Valdes packed for his first trip to the United States in September, he remembered to bring one crucial element: his work ethic more

CIA: Engaged Practice - Care Bears Web Series
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The Art of Exchange

The Art of Exchange: Contemporary Cuban Art in Cleveland opens on November 2.

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Cores + Connections

Creating. Connecting. Building better futures.