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Story: Mar 03, 2015

Ceramics designers learned skills, gained confidence at CIA

View details 69th Annual Student Independent Exhibition

CIA Exhibition: Feb 13, 2015

69th Annual Student Independent Exhibition

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Story: Feb 18, 2015

CIA students create appealing designs for co-working space

View details CIA Financial Aid Nights

Events: Feb 24, 2015

CIA Financial Aid Nights

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Social: about 8 hours ago via Facebook

A panel of faculty jurors recently reviewed artwork from 1,635 students representing 450 U.S. high schools in 39 states for Cleveland Institute of Art's 2015 2D...

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Story: Jan 09, 2015

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View details Spring 2015 Open House

Events: Mar 21, 2015

Spring 2015 Open House

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Story: Nov 03, 2014

CIA video shows off new Uptown Residence Hall

View details 2015 Biomedical Art Spring Show

Events: Apr 01, 2015 @ University Hospitals Case Medical Center in Cleveland, Ohio

2015 Biomedical Art Spring Show

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Story: Aug 18, 2014

CIA again named to "Best in the Midwest" list

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Academic Search Complete

  • A scholarly, multi-disciplinary, full-text database. A great place to start for non-art related topics.

Art Source 

  • Covers fine, decorative and commercial art, and areas of architecture and architectural design. Start here for art-related topics.

  • Click here to watch a video on using Art Source.

Avery Architectural Index

  • A comprehensive  guide to the current literature of architecture and design.

Design and Applied Arts Index

  • Covers all aspects of design and crafts, from textiles and ceramics to vehicle design, advertising and sustainability.

Ebscohost Databases 

  • Connect to all the Ebscohost databases. Read the descriptions and choose those that are best for your topic.

OhioLINK Databases  (CIA network access only)

  • A link to all the databases that are available through OhioLINK. Browse and select by subject area.

Our Library's Current Periodicals

  • A chart by major of all the periodicals that the library currently subscribes to.
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Library Hours

Library Hours

Spring Semester 2015

Monday-Thursday 7:45am-9pm
Friday 7:45am-5pm
Saturday 12 noon-6pm
Sunday 12 noon-6pm

The circulation desk and group study room close and the copiers are turned off 15 minutes before the library closes.

Exceptions to Spring Semester Hours

January 19 closed Institute holiday
January 26 closed 11:30am-1:00pm
March 7-8 closed
March 9 open 10:00am-12:00pm
March 10-13 open 10:00am-4:00pm
March 14 closed
March 15 open 2pm-6pm
April 5 closed
April 20 closed 11:45am-1:00pm
May 2-3 closed
May 4-8 open 8:00am-5:00pm
May 9-10 closed
May 11-15 open 10:00am-4:00pm
May 16-August 9 Closed for move
August 10 Open in new location at 11610 Euclid Ave!

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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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Cores + Connections

Creating. Connecting. Building better futures.