Art Admitted Student Month!

During the month of April, admitted students can take in-person and virtual tours of the Art studios and facilities, meet with current students, and sit-in on classes.

Schedule a one-on-one meeting with Art Admissions to ask any questions you may have as you find the right college for your future. This can be about the overall program, the School, the enrollment process etc. Parents, guardians, and family members are welcome!

School of Art tours

Monday – Friday at 11:00am & 2:30pm
Saturday (March 30, April 6, April 13, April 20 and April 27) at 12:00pm
Register for tours here.

Classroom Visits

The option to sit-in on classes is available Monday – Thursday. Space is limited and pending final faculty approval. To schedule a classroom visit, fill out this form or email

In Person Events

Turn Tartan Day – Sunday, April 7
10:15am – 11:30am  Option: School of Art tour / Studio Visits with Juniors & Seniors
1:15pm – 2:30pm  Option: School of Art tour / BFA & BXA First Year Experience

Art Admitted Student Weekend! 
This weekend is a great way to take a tour of the School of Art, learn more about our programs, and meet current students! Register here for one or all the days.

Friday April 19
10:30am  Option: School of Art tour / Q&A with current BFA & BXA students
1:30pm – 2:30pm  Option: School of Art tour / Studio Visits with Juniors & Seniors
3:30pm – 4:30pm  Presentation: Professional Development Center & Student Futures

Saturday April 20
12:00pm  School of Art tour
1:30pm – 2:30pm  Meet & Greet with current students
1:30pm – 2:30pm  Parent Q&A
2:30pm  Visit the Carnegie Museum of Art

Sunday April 21
10:15am – 11:30am  Option: School of Art tour / BFA & BXA First Year Experience
1:15pm – 2:30pm  Option: School of Art tour / Interdisciplinary pathways in Art & CMU
(Additional Majors, Minors, research opportunities and more)

Virtual Events

Instagram Art Student takeovers! Follow along @cmuschoolofart as our students take over the stories to answer your questions, give you a virtual tour, and show you a day in the life of an Art BFA & BXA student at Carnegie Mellon.

Tuesday, March 26
Thursday, April 4
Friday, April 12
Sunday, April 14

Wednesday, March 27: School of Art Studio Visits at 5pm-6pm EST
Peek behind the curtain (literally!) to see the working art studios of our Juniors & Seniors and hear the innovative ways they combine material exploration with art and academic interests! Register here.

Wednesday, April 10: The First Year Experience at 6pm-7pm EST
What classes will you have to take in your first year? What kind of art will you get to make? How do you develop a studio practice? What’s the art scene like in Pittsburgh?! Learn more about the First year Foundations, the 4 year curriculum, and meet current students! Register here.

Wednesday, April 17: Interdisciplinary Arts Opportunities at 6pm-7pm EST
Being an artist is being a thinker, maker, researcher, observer, and all around explorer! Learn more about the BFA and BXA curriculum, options for additional Majors and Minors, electives in IDeATe, and opportunities to explore experimental and interdisciplinary making at the School of Art and across CMU! Register here.

Wednesday, April 24: Career paths & Research opportunities at CMU and Beyond at 5pm-6pm EST
Learn more about what it means to make a career as an artist, sustaining a creative life, and how we support your future at CMU. Register here.