Graduate Portfolio Day

Chicago Graduate Portfolio Day and Open Studio Night

Event Details

Saturday, October 21, 2023 
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. CT 
School of the Art Institute of Chicago 
280 S. Columbus Dr. 
Chicago, IL 60603 

Graduate Portfolio Days provide the opportunity for prospective students to receive immediate feedback on their portfolios, as well as have the opportunity to learn more about the curricula, faculty, and application procedures from a number of colleges. 

Graduate Open Studios

Open Studio Night 2023

Friday 10/20 + Saturday 10/21
Times and locations TBA

Participants who attend Graduate Portfolio Day are also invited to join us for Graduate Open Studios! Graduate studios and galleries across campus will be open to the SAIC community and GPD attendees. Meet with and view the work of more than 300 students pursuing graduate degrees at SAIC! Maps and more info will be available at the GPD. 

Participating Schools:

Boston University School of Visual Arts
California College of the Arts (CCA)
College for Creative Studies
Columbus College of Art & Design
Cranbrook Academy of Art
Herron School of Art and Design, IUPUI
Iowa State University College of Design
Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University
Laguna College of Art + Design
Maine College of Art & Design
Maryland Institute College of Art
Massachusetts College of Art and Design
Minneapolis College of Art and Design
New York Academy of Art
Northern Illinois University
Otis College of Art and Deisgn
Parsons School of Design/Parsons Paris at The New School
Rhode Island School of Design
Rochester Institute of Technology
School of the Art Institute of Chicago
School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University
School of Visual Arts
Tyler School of Art and Architecture at Temple University
University of Michigan Stamps School of Art & Design
Virginia Commonwealth University (VCUarts)
Washington University in St. Louis
Watkins College of Art