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School of Film/video - Advanced Life Drawing: Sculpture

California Institute of the Arts is renowned internationally as a game-changer in the education of professional artists. The transformative cultural impact of our alumni shows why: We bring out visionary creative talent unlike any other university, school or conservatory. An all-inclusive community for a diversity of authentic voices, CalArts today offers more than 70 comprehensive degree programs in the visual, performing, media and literary arts.


Recognizing and Honoring Juneteenth

On this day in history, June 19, 1865, enslaved African Americans were notified of their freedom by Union troops in Galveston Bay, Texas, two years after the Emancipation Proclamation. As the country celebrates today, we acknowledge and honor our community members who...

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8 Minutes and 46 Seconds

CalArts asks the entire community to observe a moment of silence and reflection—8 min. and 46 seconds, if possible—at 12:45 p.m. Pacific time today, Thursday, June 4, to coincide with Floyd’s memorial service.

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Black Lives Matter

A Message from President Ravi Rajan to CalArts Faculty, Staff, Students, Alumni, Trustees, Trustees Emeriti on Black Lives Matter.

 

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Miwa Matreyek

Miwa Matreyek

Excerpts from Miwa Matreyek's alumni story video. When I started CalArts I thought I was just going to make a bunch of short films and graduate and work in the animation industry. I really give credit to CalArts...

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