AICAD on the Road - Art and Design in Denver

The Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design (AICAD) invites you to come learn about our schools and the many different resources we offer to help students kick start their art and design dreams!


We'll be joined by admissions representatives from some of our 39 member schools for two days of events at the Hyatt Regency Denver Tech Center:

Friday, April 21st (8 am) - College Counselor Breakfast - We're inviting college counselors from the Denver area to join us for a breakfast networking event! Counselors will have an opportunity to meet with admissions representatives, learn about AICAD's free online resources, and learn more about up and coming art and design pathways. Registration is required and limited: Register Here

Friday, April 21st (4 pm)- Art Educator Happy Hour - Art Educators are invited to join us on Friday afternoon to network with your peers while learning about new programs and resources for your students! We'll have drinks and food, and representatives from our schools will be on hand to answer any questions you may have: Register Here

Saturday, April 22nd - Art and Design College Fair and Portfolio Review - Students and families are invited to join us for a day of meeting with admissions representatives from our schools and learning more about the different pathways in art and design! The event is free, but registering ahead of time is suggested: Student Registration Here

10 - 11:30 am - College Fair - Student and families are welcome to stop by our school's booths and learn more about their campus, programs, and admissions information.

11:45 am - Admissions Panel Presentation - "Your Art Portfolio: How to build your portfolio and what to expect during a portfolio review"

1 - 3 pm - Portfolio Reviews - Students with an art portfolio are welcome to visit our school's booths to have their work reviewed by admissions representatives. 


Participating AICAD Schools

  • Alberta University of the Arts
  • ArtCenter College of Design
  • California Institute of the Arts
  • College for Creative Studies
  • Cornish College of the Arts
  • Emily Carr University of the Arts
  • Kansas City Art Institute
  • Laguna College of Art & Design
  • Lesley Art & Design
  • Maine College of Art & Design
  • Maryland Institute College of Art
  • Massachusetts College of Art & Design
  • Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design
  • Minneapolis College of Art & Design
  • Otis College of Art & Design
  • Parsons School of Design at The New School
  • Rhode Island School of Design
  • Ringling College of Art and Design
  • School of the Art Institute of Chicago
  • School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts
  • School of Visual Arts
  • University of the Arts
  • Woodbury University

    And more to be announced!