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Your experience at the Art Academy of Cincinnati is all about discovering your brightest, most vibrant self. It's about finding your artistic voice and making it resonate.

As a part of our collective of rule-breaking makers, you will be challenged to take bold risks, to explore media you never dreamed of, and invent contemporary visual art and design forms no one has yet imagined.

The art and design of the future starts here. It starts with you.

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of graduates are still employed in fields related to their major, compared to the national average of 27%*

-AAC & Inside Higher Ed

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of AAC students receive an entrance scholarship

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Student to Faculty Ratio

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Cincinnati, Ohio - Best Places to Live in the USA

-Forbes

Events & Exhibitions

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Virtual National Portfolio Day
10-24-20
A picture of a painting by Caleb Francis. A man is in the clouds wih wings.
Same Again: Senior Exhibition at the Carnegie
10-30-20
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Transfer Information Session
12-01-20
Colorful image of student in their studios making art.
Admissions International Student Information Session
12-08-20
ALL EVENTS ALL EXHIBITIONS

News

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Anti-Racism + BLM Support Resources
06-04-20
A photo of the AAC print lab where Pull Club is teaching a group of women from OPCA,
AAC Alum Print with Ohio Prison Arts Connection
11-18-20
Tyra Patterson and Joe Girandola
Tyra Patterson, Wrongly Imprisoned for Two Decades Receives Honorary Bachelor’s Degree
11-10-20
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Sunny Blu at 1212 Jackson
10-21-20
A picture of John Ruthven's painting of “Martha” (The Last Passenger Pigeon)
Remembering John Ruthven
10-12-20
ALL NEWS

* Results from a survey of 252 undergraduate and graduate alumni from 2013-2018.