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Art Carpet at VCU Today!

posted on October 12, 2016 in News + Events

Join students from all over the world in an act of temporary public art!  Materials will be outside the Franklin Terrace Building from 10:00 am -4:00 pm today, October 12th!


Arte Party this Thursday at 1708 Gallery!

posted on April 13, 2016 in News + Events

Join us to celebrate our new class of incoming AFO students this Thursday, April 14th, at 1708 Gallery on Broad Street.  Festivities begin at 5:30 pm.  There will be food, prizes, outrageously good music, and of course, amazing company. We hope to see you there!


Advising Week will be March 28th-April 1st

posted on March 14, 2016 in News + Events

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You will  need to bring three things to your advising session:

1. Your Transcript from eServices.

2. Your DegreeWorks from eServices.

3. A list of the courses you’d like to take next semester.


Sign-up sheets will be posted outside faculty doors starting Monday, March 21st.


Teach Appreash This Friday • Sonya Clark Workshop Saturday

posted on January 27, 2016 in News + Events

THIS FRIDAY  The annual Teach Appreash Ball will be held from 5-7 pm at the super chic Try Me Gallery, 1623 W. Main Street. Internationally renown artist Sonya Clark will give a presentation on her work. Don’t miss it!  RSVP to

THIS SATURDAY “Hair Stories”, a workshop with Sonya Clark, will take place from 10 am-12 pm on the third floor of Franklin Terrace, 812 W. Franklin Street.  Participants will combine techniques of storytelling with a special process for paper dying to contribute to a large scale installation by the artist.  RSVP to

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Graduate Program Applications Due Friday, 1/15!

posted on January 11, 2016 in News + Events

Attention, prospective MAE and PhD students! The deadline to apply to our graduate programs is this Friday, January 15th. Please make sure you have submitted your application and supplemental materials by then!

Graduate Program Info Session, Oct. 17!

posted on October 5, 2015 in News + Events

The VCU Department of Art Education will be holding an info session for anyone interested in pursuing a Master of Art Education (MAE) or Ph.D. in Education with an Art Education concentration. The session will cover the application process and funding opportunities, and you will have the opportunity to meet current faculty, tour the facilities, and ask any questions you may have about the curriculum, etc.

WHEN: Saturday, October 17th @ Noon.

WHERE: Franklin Terrace, 3rd floor–812 W. Franklin St, Monroe Park Campus.

Metered street parking is available in front of the building.

There is a welcome session for all graduate programs at the Depot building (814 W. Broad St) beginning at 11:00am. We encourage you to attend this session as well!

Please RSVP to We look forward to seeing you on the 17th!

PhD Program Launching Fall 2015! Apply Now!

posted on October 7, 2014 in News + Events

The VCU Department of Art Education is proud to announce the launch of a new Ph.D. program!


The Art Education concentration of the Ph.D. in Education allows students to connect contemporary art and education theories and philosophies, practical and professional experiences, and impactful research to develop an area of expertise relevant to the field of art education. The program distinguishes itself by integrating urban community engagement, digital and emerging media, and research and assessment in diverse settings. Graduates will be highly qualified to serve in teaching, research, and leadership positions at universities and in arts and education organizations.

The application deadline is February 1st. Funding is available!

For more information, please visit the Ph.D. section of our website.


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