Sunday, October 6, 2019, 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. Learn more about this event.

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

So You'd Like to Major in Art?

Artist Panel by Springboard for the Arts and MCAD
10:00 and 11:00 a.m.

Hear about the nitty-gritty of what happens after you earn an art degree. A panel of three to five art-degree-holding artists from the community will answer your questions and walk you through some of their experiences for the benefit of both you and your family. Please arrive a few minutes early for check-in.

Registration for So You'd Like to Major in Art is required. Space is limited and reservations are held on a first-come, first-served basis. Upon registration, you will receive an email confirmation. 


Participating Colleges and Universities:

  • Arcadia University
  • Art Academy of Cincinnati
  • California College of the Arts
  • College for Creative Studies
  • Columbus College of Art & Design
  • Cornish College of the Arts
  • Fashion Institute of Technology
  • FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising
  • George Mason University School of Art
  • Iowa State University College of Design
  • Kansas City Art Institute
  • Maine College of Art
  • Maryland Institute College of Art
  • Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design
  • Minneapolis College of Art and Design
  • Northern Illinois University School of Art & Design
  • NSCAD University (Nova Scotia College of Art and Design)
  • Otis College of Art and Design
  • Pacific Northwest College of Art
  • Parsons School of Design
  • Pratt Institute
  • Ringling College of Art and Design
  • San Francisco Art Institute
  • School of the Art Institute of Chicago
  • School of Visual Arts
  • The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science & Art
  • University of Kansas Departments of Design & Visual Art
  • University of Michigan Stamps School of Art & Design
  • University of South Dakota
  • Washington University in St. Louis
  • Watkins College of Art

Free and open to the public.