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Academics . For Teachers + Counselors . Summer Teacher Residency . Location + Accommodations 

Location + Accommodations

The Summer Teacher Residency Program takes place at the Cleveland Institute of Art, located in Cleveland's vibrant University Circle neighborhood. 

A view of the CIA building during summer programming.

Located in University Circle, Cleveland’s cultural center, the campus serves as a critical component of the program. This residency draws its vitality from the community created through the talent and energy of the participants, and the distinguished faculty who provide support and critical assistance.

While on campus, residents are given individual studio spaces, art-making supplies relative to their proposal, and access to the school’s state-of-the-art facilities. Exclusive supplemental programming will allow for engagement with a broad array of educational and cultural resources.


The Summer Teacher Residency Program will take place on our campus, located at 11610 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106.


Four floors of state-of-the-art technology and equipment; CIA's Gund Library is one of the finest art libraries in the country, with collections specifically designed for the visual artist.


10’ x 10’ per resident, complete with supplies and equipment outlined in the proposal.


In the heart of University Circle, CIA is surrounded by cultural institutions such as The Cleveland Museum of ArtMOCA (Museum of Contemporary Art) Cleveland, Cleveland Botanical GardenCleveland Museum of Natural HistoryWestern Reserve Historical SocietyThe Sculpture Center, and Artist Archives of the Western Reserve, all within walking distance of the university.

University Circle offers numerous dining, shopping, and entertainment options. Just minutes from CIA is Cleveland's Little Italy neighborhood, with authentic dining, shopping, and galleries to explore. And downtown Cleveland is a short bus-ride from school, with dining, entertainment, and nightlife.


Participants will stay in our Euclid 117 Residence Hall, built in the summer of 2018. Located in University Circle,117 features air-conditioned suites with four single bedrooms connected by a shared workspace and kitchenette.

For more information:

Jessica Howard
Continuing Education + Community Outreach Coordinator
216.421.7460 | Contact

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Julia Murphy
Assistant Director, Continuing Education + Community Outreach
216.421.7461 | Contact