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
Saturday, September 20
Saturday, October 25

Portfolio Review Day

We do not participate in National Portfolio Review Day regional events. However, on November 8, 2014, 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.
Space is limited and pre-registration is 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

September 21
NACAC Fair: Chicago, IL, DePaul University Theatre School / 1:00 – 3:30pm

October 2
Ashcan Studio of Art / 252-20 Northern Blvd Suite 209, Little Neck, NY/ time: TBA

October 7
NACAC Fair: New York, NY, Javits Convention Center / 6:30 – 9:00pm

October 25
NACAC Fair: Los Angeles, CA, UCLA- Ackerman Union / 1:00 - 3:30 p.m.

October 26
NACAC Fair: San Francisco, CA, South San Francisco Conference Center / 1:00 – 3:30pm

October 26
Montclair Art Museum Portfolio Review Day / 3 S. Mountain Ave., Montclair, NJ / 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

November 14
Huntington Fine Arts Portfolio Review Day, Greenlawn, NY / 10 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 

MFA Studio Art Program: Information Sessions

Thursdays 3:00-4:30

September 18
October 2, 16, 30
November 6, 20
December 4

Saturday, November 15, 4:00-5:00pm
This Saturday session will include a program overview and facilities tour.  You will also have the opportunity to attend our MFA Open Studios event, scheduled from 5:00-9:00pm.

To participate in any of these information sessions, please RSVP to:

Arts Professions MA Programs: Grad Info Night

For information on our M.A. programs in Visual Arts Administration, Art Education, Art, Education & Community Practice, Art Therapy, and Costume Studies.

Grad Info Night
Before applying for the 2014-2015 school year, take advantage of this opportunity to meet with the directors from each of the Arts Professions graduate programs in the Department of Art Professions, as well as representatives from the NYUSteinhardt Graduate Admissions Office.

Wednesday, October 29
34 Stuyvesant Street
Please RSVP.

Art + Education MA Programs: Information Sessions

Informal information sessions for the Art + Education programs will be held at 6pm on the following dates:

November 13:  Initial Certification, Professional Certification, & Dual Certification with Social Studies
December 4:  Art, Education & Community Practice
January 14:  Initial Certification, Professional Certification, & Dual Certification with Social Studies
January 15:  Art, Education & Community Practice

To attend one of these sessions, please RSVP to Sara at

Visual Arts Administration MA Program: Information Sessions

Arts Management Masters Information Sessions
Master's programs in Music Business, Performing Arts Administration and Visual Arts Administration.
September 18
November 20
NYU Welcome Center, 50 West 4th Street
Please RSVP.

Informal information sessions for the Visual Arts Administration program will be held at 6pm on the following dates:
October 9
December 11
To attend one of these sessions, please RSVP to Sara at

Plus, an online information session will be offered at 1pm on:
November 14
Please REGISTER if you would like to participate in this session.