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Schedule and Attending Schools

v c u arts tour guides at national portfolio day

9am – noon
VCU Open House, featuring campus tours and information sessions (More information available here.) 

12:00 pm
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 the 2019 National Portfolio Day:

At the Fine Arts Building, 1000 West Broad Street

  • Art Academy of Cincinnati
  • Cleveland Institute of Art
  • Columbus College of Art & Design
  • The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science & Art
  • Drexel University, Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
  • Fashion Institute of Technology
  • FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising
  • George Mason University School of Art
  • Maine College of Art
  • Massachusetts College of Art and Design
  • Miami University
  • Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design
  • Minneapolis College of Art and Design
  • The New School Parsons School of Design
  • Otis College of Art and Design
  • Pacific Northwest College of Art
  • Pratt Institute
  • Rhode Island School of Design
  • Ringling College of Art and Design
  • School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University
  • The University of the Arts
  • University of Michigan Stamps School of Art & Design
  • VCUarts
  • Washington University in St. Louis
  • Watkins College of Art, Design & Film
  • West Virginia University

At the Depot, 814 West Broad Street

  • Alfred University, School of Art and Design
  • College for Creative Studies
  • Kansas City Art Institute
  • James Madison University
  • Maryland Institute College of Art
  • Montserrat College of Art
  • Moore College of Art and Design
  • Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
  • Pennsylvania College of Art & Design
  • Rochester Institute of Technology College of Art and Design
  • School of the Art Institute of Chicago
  • School of Visual Arts
  • Tyler School of Art & Architecture at Temple University

For more information, contact the VCUarts Admissions Office:
(866) 534-3201 (toll free)
(804) VCU-ARTS / (804) 828-2787