9am – noon:

VCU Open House, featuring campus tours and information sessions (More information available here.) 

12:00pm

Portfolio review sign-in begins. Advance registration is not required.
Please register outside of either the Fine Arts Building or the Depot when you arrive. Entrance will be permitted once the event starts at 1:00pm. If rain is in the forecast, you may want to bring an umbrella.

1:00pm – 5:00pm

Portfolio Reviews by College Representatives
Fine Arts Building, 1000 West Broad Street & the Depot, 814 West Broad Street
Bring your portfolio and work and meet with representatives from some of the nation’s most prestigious colleges and universities. You will receive counseling on the strengths that they see in your work. The purpose of a portfolio review is to guide and encourage your development as an artist and to offer information about the programs of study available at the participating institutions. Students, parents, and teachers are invited to attend.

Representatives from the following schools will be available at National Portfolio Day:

Alfred University, School of Art and Design
Art Academy of Cincinnati
Cleveland Institute of Art
Columbus College of Art & Design
Corcoran School of the Arts and Design at The George Washington University
Delaware College of Art and Design
Fashion Institute of Technology
FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising
George Mason University School of Art
Hartford Art School, University of Hartford
James Madison University
Kansas City Art Institute
Maryland Institute College of Art
Massachusetts College of Art and Design
Montserrat College of Art
Moore College of Art & Design
Oregon College of Art and Craft
Otis College of Art and Design
Pacific Northwest College of Art
Parsons School of Design
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Pratt Institute
Ringling College of Art and Design
Rochester Institute of Technology
Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design
San Francisco Art Institute
School of the Art Institute of Chicago
School of Visual Arts
SMFA at Tufts University
The Cooper Union School of Art
Tyler School of Art, Temple University
University of Michigan Stamps School of Art & Design
Virginia Commonwealth University
Watkins College of Art, Design & Film
West Virginia University

For more information contact the Dean’s Office, School of the Arts:

Virginia Commonwealth University
325 North Harrison Street
Richmond, VA 23284-2519
arts@vcu.edu
(866) 534-3201 (toll free)
(804) VCU-ARTS / (804) 828-2787