Saturday, October 26, 2019, Open House Schedule

School of the Arts Programming

Open House Check-in and Student Services Information Tables

7:30 to 9 a.m.
Stuart C. Siegel Center, E.J. Wade Arena

VCU Welcome presentation

9 a.m.
Stuart C. Siegel Center, E.J. Wade Arena

School of the Arts Overview

10 a.m.
W.E. Singleton Center for the Performing Arts, Sonia Vlahcevic Concert Hall

VCUarts Breakout Sessions

10:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Art Education
Franklin Terrace,
Suite 200
Fashion Design
Pollak Building,
Room 405
James Black Music Center,
Recital Hall
Art History
Buford House,
front office
Fashion Merchandising
Pollak Building,
Room 221
Painting and Printmaking
Fine Arts Building,
Room 301
The Depot,
Second Floor
Graphic Design
Pollak Building,
Room 321
Photography and Film
Pollak Building,
Room 305
Communication Arts
Franklin Terrace,
Suite 403
Interior Design
Pollak Building,
Room 409
Sculpture + Extended Media
Fine Arts Building,
Room 115
Craft/Material Studies
Fine Arts Building,
Second Floor
Kinetic Imaging
Depot Annex
Shafer Street Playhouse,
Newdick Theatre
Dance and Choreography
Dance Center,

VCUarts Tours

11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
W.E. Singleton Center for the Performing Arts

Art Foundation Question-and-Answer Session

12 to 12:45 p.m
Bowe Street Parking Deck, Fifth Floor, Room 535
Art Foundation is the first-year program required of all VCU School of the Arts students who wish to enter the following majors: Art Education, Communication Arts, Craft/Material Studies, Fashion Design, Graphic Design, Interior Design, Kinetic Imaging, Painting and Printmaking, Photography and Film, and Sculpture + Extended Media. This exciting first year provides an intellectually rigorous, studio-based experience in the fundamental issues of art and design. The program exposes students to a vast forum of ideas and concepts preparing them for a wide range of disciplines. Attend this Q&A session to find out more about Art Foundation and the admissions process.

Portfolio Reviews

11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Bowe Street Parking Deck, Fifth Floor, Room 535
VCUarts faculty will be on campus to review your artwork and discuss the portfolio review requirements for application to VCUarts. Bring your physical portfolio or digital images on your laptop, tablet, phone or website. Don’t have a portfolio? You can still stop by to discuss what a portfolio is and how to best prepare.