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Students sketching at the Cleveland Museum of Art

An Amazing Campus in a Great City

Located in the heart of Cleveland’s cultural district, our campus offers the experience of a true artist’s community. Our neighbors, collaborators, and partners are on the creative edge of culture, technology, and education—and so are we. At CIA you will live in a mix of urban energy surrounded by University Circle, a park-like setting that houses the region’s most prestigious cultural, academic, technology, and health care organizations. Within two square miles are the world-renowned Cleveland Museum of Art, Case Western Reserve University, the Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland Botanical Garden, Cleveland Orchestra, and dozens of museums, galleries, and ethnic neighborhoods.

Call Our Superb Art Facilities Your Home

You will work in professional-level facilities designed and equipped specifically for your major. Our campus also houses the Jessica R. Gund Memorial Library and the Reinberger Galleries, the largest private exhibit space in Cleveland.

Fabrication Studios

CIA also houses the fabrication studios, a shared maker space, staffed and supervised by highly qualified technical specialists. Students from all courses of study are encouraged to use this space and do hands-on material studies. This communal environment gives students optimal means of making for their individual exploration and group projects.

 

Cores + Connections

Our connections are your connections.

While at CIA, you'll learn from the masters through our rigorous, world-class curriculum and connect with working professionals to begin your career.