School of Film/Video - Character Animation Gallery Opening

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.


Democracy Will Prevail

This email was sent to the CalArts community from President Ravi Rajan in reponse to the breach of the U.S. Capitol today, Jan. 6, 2021, during the Electoral College vote count. 

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Condola Rashad to Release Space Daughter: Behind the Magic

Singer, Tony Award-nominated actress, and CalArts alum Condola “Dola” Rashad releases Space Daughter: Behind the Magic, a mini-documentary that provides insight into the creative process of her critically acclaimed visual EP, Space Daughter. The documentary will be...

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Crystaldawn Bell

Crystaldawn Bell
Dance BFA 08

It was such a great feeling to be a greenhorn at CalArts, knowing that I had the faculty behind me—and the whole student body, too, trying to help me understand who I was as an artist. The faculty nurtured the type of...

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