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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

Interactive mural by Jessica Langley '05 represents the ener...

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CIA Exhibition: Feb 13, 2015

69th Annual Student Independent Exhibition

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Students from Texas, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, and South Carolina are being awarded cash prizes and thousands of dollars of scholarship money as winners of CIA's...

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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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CIA again named to "Best in the Midwest" list

Library

The Cleveland Institute of Art Library has collections specifically developed for the visual artist, designer, and craftsperson. The library's collections support CIA's accredited degree programs, with a special focus on providing materials for studio-intensive instruction.

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Student Curated Artists' Book Display

10/30/14  |  Posted by Library Staff  |  Posted in Library

Our current artists’ book display has been curated by CIA student, Claire Marks. Flora/Fauna is a selection of artists’ books from CIA’s collection which use imagery of plants and animals to approach topics of...

Mail Art at Oberlin's Library

09/12/14  |  Posted by Library Staff  |  Posted in Library

In 1995, the Clarence Ward Art Library at Oberlin College began acquiring mail art. Its first collection was the Harley-Terra Candella Mail Art Archive. In 2002, they received the first installment of an ongoing donation...

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Many alumni and friends choose to support the CIA Library by making a donation or by donating gift-in-kind items such as books.

To find out more about either type of donation, contact Cristine Rom, Library Director, at 216.421.7440 or crom@cia.edu.

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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Library News

Library News

It's the last day of the rummage sale, and that means that starting at noon, all items are $1 a bag! We have some bags, but feel free to bring your own. Any size bag! Stop in today, and enjoy the savings!!

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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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