Sunday, October 8, 2017, 10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
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The only National Portfolio Day event in Minnesota.


Portfolio Reviews at MCAD
Noon–4:00 p.m.

Bring your portfolio of artwork and have it reviewed by more than thirty accredited colleges and universities from the United States and Canada. Free and open to the public.

Reservations to meet with a college representative are not required, but you may pre-register to speed up the student check-in process.

Morning at MCAD
10:00-11:30 a.m.
(Please arrive ten minutes early for student check-in)

Morning at MCAD will feature a presentation on creative careers in art and design to help you make the most of your time at National Portfolio Day as you begin the selection of your college major. An opportunity to tour our amazing facilities will be available as well. 

Registration for Morning at MCAD is required. Space is limited and reservations are held on a first-come, first-served basis. Upon registration, you will receive an email confirmation. 


Past Participating Colleges and Universities Include:

  • Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  • Art Academy of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
  • Ball State University, Muncie, IN
  • California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA
  • Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH
  • College for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI
  • Columbus College of Art & Design, Columbus, OH
  • The Cooper Union School of Art, New York, NY
  • Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle, WA
  • Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, NY
  • Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, Los Angeles, CA
  • Iowa State University College of Design, Ames, IA
  • Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO
  • Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University, Grand Rapids, MI
  • Maine College of Art, Portland, ME
  • Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
  • Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design, Milwaukee, WI
  • Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, MN
  • Moore College of Art & Design, Philadelphia, PA
  • NSCAD University (Nova Scotia College of Art and Design), Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Oregon College of Art and Craft, Portland, OR
  • Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA
  • Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR
  • Parsons School of Design, New York, NY
  • Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
  • Ringling College of Art and Design, Sarasota, FL
  • Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design, Lakewood, CO
  • San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
  • School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
  • School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
  • University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
  • University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD
  • Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO

Can't make it to this event? Look for us at these other undergraduate and graduate* National Portfolio Day Association events taking place across the United States.