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July 31, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Welcome to Your Future
Join us for a Welcome Day Celebration on Saturday, July 31, 5-7pm. Welcome Day is for incoming students and their families. RSVPs will be limited to the student plus two guests due to COVID-19.
Can’t join in-person? No worries, there will be a 1-3pm virtual option.
In-Person Event, 5-7pm:
5-6 PM: Students will break away to enjoy “Bad Art Night” presented by Art Academy faculty, Matthew Dayler. This humorous mini-lecture will definitely spark your creativity to create your own masterpiece (or “disasterpiece”). Attendees will then vote on the best of the worst, with the winner taking home the ugliest trophy you’ve ever seen along with other great prizes!
Guardians have no fear, we’re taking care of you as well. You’ll enjoy an hour in our adults-only lounge where you’ll be able to grab a drink, mingle and ask questions to our Director of Admissions, Dean, Director of Financial Aid, and Director of Student Services.
6-7 PM: Everyone will reconvene to enjoy an evening of bites from neighborhood restaurants.
7 PM: We’ll end the evening with a walk in the neighborhood so you can get a glimpse into what life in your new community is like.
Virtual Event, 1-3pm:
1-2 PM: Students will break away to enjoy “Bad Art Night” presented by Art Academy faculty.
This humorous mini-lecture will definitely spark your creativity to create your own masterpiece (or “disasterpiece”). Attendees will vote on the best of the worst pieces. The winner will receive many great prizes, including the ugliest trophy you have ever seen!
Guardians have no fear, we’re taking care of you as well. You’ll enjoy your own discussion group where you will get to ask questions to our Dean, Director of Financial Aid, Business Office, Registrar, and Director of Student Services.
2-3 PM: Everyone will reconvene to wrap up the day.
WHAT: Welcome Day Celebration
WHEN: Saturday, July 31, 2021
Virtual Option: 1:00-3:00pm
In-Person Option: 5:00-7:00pm
Art Academy of Cincinnati
1212 Jackson Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Zoom. Link will be emailed closer to the event
On-site parking will be available on a first come, first served basis in the AAC lot, located on Walnut Street between 12th-13th street.
RSVP: Due to health precautions RSVPs are required for all guests and are due by July 19. Students are permitted 2 guests each. You can RSVP HERE or scroll below, email email@example.com or call 513-562-6262
The Art Academy of Cincinnati is implementing strategies recommended by public health authorities and the Center for Disease Control (CDC), as determined by the AAC COVID Task Force, during this event. The AAC requires all guests to wear facial coverings while not eating or drinking, follow social distancing guidelines and encourages the use of provided hand sanitizing stations.
In order to attend the Welcome Day Celebration, all non-vaccinated students and and guests will be required to provide documented results of a negative COVID-19 test taken between July 23 -30, 2021. Students and guests local to Cincinnati can submit results from a rapid antigen test. For guests traveling from out of town or out of state, a negative COVID-19 PCR test is required. All students and guests must submit the results of their test to Mary Cadek, Health and Wellness Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org. All positive results will be handled confidentially.
- A COVID-19 test is not required for any guest that has received both COVID vaccine doses and is 2 weeks out after dose #2 (documentation required).