Join us! On Saturday, April 14th, Academy of Art University is hosting an exclusive, hands-on information session designed to kick-start your college career and make applying for college as worry-free as possible.

Take the first step and find out more about what makes the Academy a great place to start your career in the arts. At this exclusive event, you will have the opportunity to get an in-depth tour of our department/housing facilities, interact with our faculty, and receive a preview of what it is like to be a student with some hands-on and demo activities.

Among some of the various activities planned are: Figure painting & still life workshop, virtual reality & augmented reality demo, live and interactive photo shoot with a model, getting on camera in our virtual studio, and more.

Come join us in exploring our campus and discover more about the 30+ programs we offer both onsite in San Francisco and online.

Our admission reps will also be on hand to help you:

  • Discover which program best fits you and your interests
  • Learn about our cutting-edge facilities and up-to-date technologies
  • Get detailed help on our admissions process
  • See if you qualify for financial aid and explore our new scholarship opportunities
  • Explore career opportunities specific to your area of study
  • Learn about our flexible online classes, military benefits, Pre-College Art Experience for high school students and more
  • Take tours of our campus, facilities, and student housing
  • Complete your application and register for classes

RSVP to reserve your spot today. Portfolio work is always welcome.

Bring friends! Bring family! Bring an open mind and discover what your future holds.

In addition to program presentations and tours, each department will host demos and activities. Click below to see what to expect.

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Saturday, April 14, 2018
10AM–4PM (Ongoing*)


Multiple Locations (check activities schedule)
San Francisco, CA 94105


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*Event begins at 10AM, but check-in times begin at 9:30AM. Be sure to arrive early for check-in.

Tags: Open Houses