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Story: Feb 11, 2015

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Events: Jan 19, 2015 @ Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland in Cleveland, OH

CIA Freshman Mail Art at MOCA

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Story: Jan 22, 2015

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CIA Exhibition: Feb 13, 2015

69th Annual Student Independent Exhibition

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Soon CIA's Campus will be in a single location, and we can't wait for you to check out this brand new, beautiful building. Get a sneak peak - with lots of stunn...

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Story: Jan 09, 2015

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Events: Feb 24, 2015

CIA Financial Aid Nights

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Events: Mar 21, 2015

Spring 2015 Open House

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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. Register here. You can also contact us to schedule an individually tailored visit.

Sample Open House Schedule 

8:45am Registration & Light Breakfast

9:30–10:30am Welcome Session

10:30am–1:30pm Self-Guided Tours

10:30am–1:30pm Lunch at University Circle Vendors

12:30pm Financial Aid Presentation

1:00pm Admissions and Portfolio Prep Presentation

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.

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. Register here.

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Community Works

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

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SPECTRUM CIA 2015

Save the date. Four celebration events.

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Creating. Connecting. Building better futures.