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2015 Graduate Open House

November 14, 2015

Eventbrite - 2015 MICA Graduate Open House

The Office of Graduate Admission invites all prospective graduate candidates to attend the 2015 Graduate Open House on MICA's campus. All prospective students are welcomed to meet current students, interact with program faculty and visit graduate resources. The Graduate Open House program features detailed information on all of MICA's graduate offerings. Pre-registration is required, and is collected via Eventbrite. Use the Register Now button to sign up!

Program Schedule

Saturday, November 14, 2015

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9.30 to 10.00am

Check in - Brown Center, Leidy Atrium

10.00 to 10.45am

Opening Remarks and Graduate Program Overview with Gwynne Keathley, Vice Provost for Research & Graduate Studies and Christopher Harring, Director of Graduate Admission

10.45 to 12pm

Panel Discussions with Current Graduate Students: Graduate students from different programs host a series of discipline-specific panel discussions, including: Studio & Fine Art, Design & Illustration, Art Education, Online and Professional Programs, Art as Activism, Liberal Arts and Video, Film & New Media.

12 to 1.00pm

Lunch: Program participants are invited to purchase an all-you-care-to-east lunch in the Meyerhoff Cafeteria for $8.75 at their leisure. The cafeteria will remain open until 2.00pm. Cash only, please

Additional off-campus lunch options will be provided can be viewed on the Eventbrite registration page. 

1.00 to 3.30pm

Information Breakout Sessions: Visitors may register for 2 afternoon breakout sessions hosted by graduate program directors and faculty. 

  • Campus Tours, guided by currently enrolled graduate students
  • Art Education (Low-Residency/Online MA) - Stacey Salazar, PhD
  • Business of Art and Design (Online MPS) - Heather Bradbury
  • Community Arts (MFA) - Ken Krafchek
  • Critical Studies (MA) - Jennifer Hirsh
  • Curatorial Practice (MFA) - George Ciscle
  • Design Leadership (MBA/MA) - David Gracyalny (MICA) and Mary Somers (JHU)
  • Graphic Design (MFA) - Ellen Lupton & Jennifer Cole Phillips
  • Hoffberger School of Painting (MFA) - Joan Waltemath
  • Illustration Practice (MFA) - Whitney Sherman
  • Information Visualization (Online MPS) - Heather Bradbury
  • Mount Royal School of Art (Multidisciplinary MFA) - Luca Buvoli
  • Photographic & Electronic Media (MFA) - Timothy Druckrey
  • Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Fine Arts - Bill Schmidt
  • Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Graphic Design - Sandie Maxa
  • Rinehart School of Sculpture (MFA) - Maren Hassinger
  • Social Design (MA) - Mike Weikert & Lee Davis
  • Studio Art (Low-residency MFA) - Zlata Baum
  • Teaching (MAT) - Shyla Rao 
  • UX Design (Online MPS) - Crystal Shamblee

3.30 to 4.00pm

Optional Wrap-up with Graduate Admission and Office of Financial Aid Staff: Admission representatives will be available to answer questions about the application and financial aid process.