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The Center for Art Education

The Center for Art Education is the administrative umbrella for a number of programs that provide pre-professional preparation for artist-teachers and community artists as well as professional development graduate programs and institutes for artists, educators, and community arts professionals.

Our Philosophy

As a professional school of art, MICA has provided a rich context for the development of programs related to art education. The Center offers a supportive educational community committed to learning that is deep, integrative, and transformational. Our vision encompasses a broad set of purposes for meaningful engagement with art. Our pedagogy is learner-centered, firmly grounded in studio practice, and issues-based with a particular interest in cross-disciplinary inquiry and issues of social justice. Many of our efforts have a focus on teaching and learning in urban contexts.

Quick Contact Information

  • Main Campus Telephone Number: 410-669-9200
  • For Events Information/MICA News: 410-225-2300
  • General Information: (410) 225-2297
  • Fax: 410-225-2257

To contact the Center for Art Education by e-mail please click here.

Mailing Address:
Center for Art Education
Maryland Institute College of Art
1300 W. Mount Royal Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21217

Campus Location:
Fred Lazarus IV Center for Graduate Studies, Room 150
131 W. North Avenue 
Baltimore, MD 21201

This page was last updated on 08/18/2016.

Graduate Admission

  1. 2016 Graduate Open House


    The Office of Graduate Admission invites all prospective applicants to join us on MICA's campus for the 2016 Graduate Open House. Whether you plan to apply this year, or are just beginning your research process, the Graduate Open House gives visitors an inside look to all of MICA's graduate degree and certificate programs. Candidates will interact with current students, faculty and admission staff while visiting graduate studios, facilities and resources. Join us to learn more about what makes MICA's graduate programs unique! Contact the Office of Graduate Admissions at for more information.