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Apr 23, 2014

CIA grads win 25% of nation's top retail design honors

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Mar 15, 2014 @ MOCA Cleveland in Cleveland, OH

CIA's Traveling Sketchbooks make a last stop at MOCA

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Apr 17, 2014

Design major gets zombie's reception at her former school

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Mar 28, 2014

The Accident: Recent Work by Nicky Nodjoumi

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CIA produced its first three medical illustration (later to become biomedical art) grads in May 1977, shown here, left to right: Diane Kastelic, Mark Sabo, and Jan Rapp. #throwbackthursday #tbt #ciatbt

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Apr 16, 2014

Alumnus and superhero comics writer Brian Bendis visits CIA

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Mar 28, 2014

Dinner by Design Art of the Table, and a runway show

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Apr 15, 2014

Students win $11,000 in Dealer Tire art competition

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Apr 22, 2014 @ Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland in Cleveland, OH

2014 Spring Design Show

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Apr 22, 2014

4/24-27: Bernard Hermann weekend with CITIZEN KANE, MARNIE & more!

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Aug 20, 2013

CIA named one of the "Best in the Midwest"

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Apr 22, 2014

2014 Spring Illustration + Animation Show

Admissions . Visit CIA . Open Houses 

Open Houses

Attend an Open House at the Cleveland Institute of Art and experience a day designed specifically for students and families interested in learning more about CIA. 

Tour our studios and classrooms. Speak with CIA students and see the work of current and former students. Meet with our admissions counselors and staff who can answer your questions about admission requirements and financial aid opportunities, and give you advice on preparing your portfolio.

Our fall and spring Open Houses fill up quickly, so register early. Our next Open House will take place on Saturday, November 15, 2014. Registration will open in September 2014.  You can also contact us to schedule an individually tailored visit.

Sample Open House Schedule 

8:45am Arrival and Registration (coffee and juice) 

8:45am Information Fair

9:30am Welcome Session

9:45am Academic Programs and Faculty Profiles

10:00am Student/Alumni Testimonials                                                         

10:35am Environment Sessions

12:00pm Optional Sessions (Campus Tours, Portfolio Prep Presentation, Financial Aid Presentation, Visit with Admissions Staff in Office of Admissions)

Getting to CIA 

Located east of downtown Cleveland, our campus is easily reached by car, bus, or train. Our main two buildings, the George Gund Building and the Joseph McCullough Center for the Visual Arts, are located at 11141 East Boulevard and 11610 Euclid Avenue.

View driving and parking directions or get a Google map to our campus. 

Accommodations

The area hosts an array of lodging choices, ranging from large hotel chains near the airport and in downtown Cleveland to small inns and historic mansions closer to campus.  Click here to download a list of lodging selections or click here to view a Google map.

Schedule Your Individual Visit

Schedule an individually tailored visit by calling 800.223.4700 or 216.421.7418, or by email.

Register For Open House

CIA will host its next Open House on Saturday, November 15, 2014. Registration will open in September 2014.

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Pre-College Program

Sharpen your artistic skills at CIA's Pre-College Program this summer.

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Nicky Nodjoumi and Dinner by Design exhibitions

CIA welcomes spring with two wildly different shows.

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Cores + Connections

Learn more about CIA's proven method for academic and professional excellence.