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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. 

Click here to register for our Spring Open House on Saturday, March 4, 2017.

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

Sample Open House Schedule 

10:30am: Registration - Peter B. Lewis Theater Lobby

11:00am: Welcome Session - Peter B. Lewis Theater

12:00–3:00pm: Lunch

12:00–3:00pm: Campus Exploration: Choose Your Own Adventure!

Getting to CIA 

Located east of downtown Cleveland, our campus is easily reached by car, bus, or train. Our address is 11610 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106.

View a Google map to our campus. 


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.

Register for Open House

Register for Open House

Click here to register for the Spring 2017 Open House on Saturday, March 4.

Schedule Your Visit

Plan a trip to CIA during our fall or spring open houses, or schedule an individually tailored visit any time of the year. Click here to schedule your visit.

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