Undergraduate Admissions Events
There are many opportunities to meet with a representative from MassArt both on-campus and at events throughout the country. Learn about MassArt's academic programs, get details on the application process, and put a face to a name. In addition to the on-campus events, portfolio days, and college fairs listed here, MassArt representatives also attend high school fairs, transfer fairs, and conferences throughout the year. Please contact Admissions to learn more about when we may be in your area.
Prospective students are also encouraged to take advantage of MassArt's public events and exhibitions. Visit the Bakalar & Paine Galleries, attend
We look forward to seeing you soon!
Campus Tours and Portfolio Reviews
- Campus tours include an information session led by an admissions counselor and a facilities tour led by students. Learn more and register.
- Portfolio reviews are conducted in the admissions office by appointment during business hours. Reviews are informal and have no bearing on the admission decisions. Students are encouraged to bring original work whenever possible. Sketchbooks, work-in-progress, and work saved digitally are also acceptable for review. Transfer students are encouraged to bring a copy of their transcript.
To schedule a portfolio review, please call (617) 879-7222.
National Portfolio Days
Visit a representative from MassArt at select National Portfolio Days throughout the country. National Portfolio Day is an event specifically for visual artists and designers. It is an opportunity for those who wish to pursue an education in the visual and related arts to meet with representatives from colleges accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design.
Representatives will be available to review your artwork, discuss their programs and answer questions about professional careers in art. High school students, parents, teachers, guidance counselors and college transfer students are encouraged to attend. Free and open to the public; no registration necessary.
Representatives from MassArt will be in attendance at the following NPD events. For the full National Portfolio Day schedule, tips on what to bring, and location details, please visit the National Portfolio Day Association website.
|Event Date||Event City|
|Sunday, Sept. 25||Atlanta, GA|
|Saturday, Oct. 1||Houston, TX|
|Sunday, Oct. 2||Dallas, TX|
|Saturday, Oct. 15||Milwaukee, WI|
|Sunday, Oct. 16||Chicago, IL|
|Saturday, Oct. 22||Kansas City, MO|
|Sunday, Oct. 23||St. Louis, MO|
|Sunday, Oct. 23||San Diego, CA|
|Sunday, Oct. 23||Syracuse, NY|
|Saturday, Oct. 29||Richmond, VA|
|Saturday, Oct. 29||Toronto, Ontario|
|Saturday, Nov. 5||Boston, MA|
|Sundau, Nov. 6||Hartford, CT|
|Saturday, Nov. 12||Philadelphia, PA|
|Sunday, Nov. 13||New York, NY|
|Saturday, Nov. 19||Washington, D.C.|
|Sunday, Nov. 20||Baltimore, MD|
|Saturday, Jan. 7||Seattle, WA|
|Sunday, Jan. 8||Portland, OR|
|Saturday, Jan. 14||New Orleans, LA|
|Saturday, Jan. 14||San Francisco, CA|
|Sunday, Jan. 15||Los Angeles, CA|
|Saturday, Jan 21||Miami, FL|
|Sunday, Jan 22||Sarasota, FL|
Graduate Portfolio Days
The following events are for prospective graduate students only. Learn more.
|Event Date||Event City||Event Location||Event Location|
|Saturday, Oct. 22||San Francisco, CA||12-4 pm||California College of the Arts|
|Sunday, Oct. 30||New York, NY||12-4 pm||Parsons School of Design|
|Saturday, Nov. 5||Chicago, IL||10 am - 2pm||School of the Art Institute of Chicago|
Boston National Portfolio Day
MassArt will host Boston National Portfolio Day at the Hynes Convention Center on Saturday, November 5, 2016 from 12-4 p.m. Learn more.
Regional Portfolio Days
MassArt may be visiting your area! We will be in attendance at the following regional portfolio days. Please visit the host institution's website for complete details.
|Date||Time||City, State||Event Name||Host Institution|
|Mon. Oct. 17||2-5pm||Chicago, IL||ChiArts Portfolio Day||ChiArts|
|Tues. Oct. 18||3-7pm||Ridgefield, CT||Aldrich Portfolio Day||Aldrich Museum|
|Thurs. Oct. 20||6-9pm||Huntington, NY||Heckscher Portfolio Day||Heckscher Museum of Art|
|Mon. Oct. 31||10am-6pm||Interlochen, MI||Interlochen Portfolio Day||Interlochen Center for the Arts|
|Thurs. Nov. 3||TBD||Greenfield, MA||Greenfield Community College Portfolio Day||Greenfield Community College|
|Fri. Nov. 4||4-8pm||Poughkeepsie, NY||Mill Street Loft Portfolio Day||Mill Street Loft|
|Fri. Nov. 11||10am - 5pm||Huntington, NY||Huntington Portfolio Day||Huntington Fine Arts|
College Fairs (NEACAC & NACAC)
A MassArt representative will be in attendance at the following college fairs sponsored by the New England Association for College Admission Counseling (NEACAC) and the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC).
|Date||Time||City, State||Event Name||Location|
|Wed. Sept 28||9-11am||Gardener, MA||NEACAC Fair||Mt. Wachusett Community College|
|Sun. Oct 2||2-4pm||Worcester, MA||NEACAC Fair||Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI)|
|Tues. Oct 18||9am-12pm & 6-8pm||New Orleans, LA||NACAC New Orleans||Pontchartrain Convention & Civic Center|
|Wed. Oct 19||6-9pm||New York, NY||NACAC Performing Visual Arts Fair NYC||Javits Center|
|Thurs. Oct 27||7-9pm||Boston, MA||NACAC Performing Visual Arts Fair Boston||Boston University: Fuller Building|