Department of Art and Art Professions

Art and Art Professions

Information Sessions and Recruitment Events

The Steinhardt Art Department provides many ways for potential students to get a first hand look at our  programs.

BFA Studio Art Program: On Campus Events

NYU Open Houses
September 26 & 27 and October 17 & 18, 2015

Portfolio Review Events

We do not participate in National Portfolio Review Day regional events. However, we invite you to our own Portfolio Day to discuss your work with an NYU faculty member.  You will have the opportunity to meet with current students to learn more about our B.F.A. program, tour the campus, the art department's Barney Building, and Senior Studios at 20 Cooper Square.
Two afternoon events are planned for Fall 2015:
Friday, October 30
Friday, November 13
Space is limited and pre-registration will be required.

The Art Department holds individual tours and informal information sessions each Friday afternoon during the school year beginning at 3:00pm.  You must contact Alex Jovanovich, Undergraduate Student Services Counselor, at for an appointment.

Steinhardt Connection Program
Beginning in March and scheduled once a month on a Friday throughout the spring and summer, Steinhardt invites high school juniors to a pizza lunch and information session, including tours of both the Art Department and the larger campus.

BFA Studio Art: 
Off Campus & Regional Recruitment Events

Sunday, October 11, 1-3pm
NACAC Fair: Interlochen, MI, Interlochen Center for the Arts

Saturday, October 24, 1-3:30pm
NACAC Fair: Los Angeles, CA, UCLA Ackerman Union

Sunday, October 25, 1-3:30pm
NACAC Fair: San Francisco, CA, South San Francisco Conference Center

Tuesday, October 27, 6-9pm
: New York, NY, Jacob K. Javits Convention Center

Fall 2015 date TBD
Montclair Art Museum Portfolio Review Day / 3 S. Mountain Ave., Montclair, NJ

Fall 2015 date TBD
Huntington Fine Arts Portfolio Review Day, Greenlawn, NY

MFA Studio Art Program: Information Sessions

At 3:00pm
on the following dates:
September 24
October 8 & 22
November 5 & 19
December 3 & 17

RSVP for one of these sessions by emailing Mary Ann Santos at

Art + Education MA Programs: Information Sessions

Informal information sessions for the Art + Education programs will be held on the following dates:

Fall 2015 date TBD.

Visual Arts Administration MA Program: Information Sessions

Information Sessions for the Visual Arts Administration 
program will be held on the following dates:

Friday, September 11, 11:00am
Thursday, September 24, 6:00pm
Thursday, October 8, 6:00pm
Friday, October 23, 5:00pm (Before "Meet Your Mentor" event.)
Thursday, November 5, 6:00pm
Friday, December 18, 11:00am

Contact Erin Sircy to RSVP for one of these sessions at

Arts Management Masters Information Session
Master's programs in Music Business, Performing Arts Administration and Visual Arts Administration.
Thursday, November 19