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Nov 14, 2014, 15:30 ET

Giving Campaign Inspires Spiritual Growth

Los Angeles-based nonprofit, Spiritual Arts Institute, announced today the launch of a Fall Fund Drive to raise donations to support its internal...

Oct 03, 2014, 07:30 ET
The new dean of the ASU Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts says that a degree in design and the arts "may be one of the best preparations for a 21st-century economy." (PRNewsFoto/The ASU Herberger Institute...)

Breaking the mold: Arizona State University selects a scholar of creativity and policy to helm its design and arts school

 Five years ago, when many universities were reducing or eliminating studies in design and arts, Arizona State University crowned creative...

Sep 19, 2014, 20:06 ET
The ASU Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts has appointed Heather Landes as the director of its world-renowned School of Music. Photo by: ASU Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts (PRNewsFoto/The ASU Herberger Institute...)

Heather Landes appointed director of the ASU School of Music

 The ASU Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts has appointed Heather Landes as the director of its world-renowned School of Music. Landes...

Sep 11, 2014, 11:10 ET

The Art Institutes Tackle Higher Education Affordability with Art Grant Program

 The Art Institutes, a system of over 50 schools across North America offering programs in design, fashion, media arts and culinary, today...

Aug 28, 2014, 14:47 ET

The Art Institute of New York City's Students and Grads Move Fashion and Careers Forward at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week

 Fashion designers have a dream—to see their collections on the runway. For 13 Fashion Design students and graduates of The Art Institute...

Aug 06, 2014, 09:00 ET

Toyota commits $1 Million to help the City of Detroit and secure the Future of the Detroit Institute of Arts

 The Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) announced today that Toyota Motor North America pledged $1 million toward the DIA's commitment to raise...

Jun 03, 2014, 09:17 ET

Kansas City Art Institute introduces fifth-year program in art education

 The Kansas City Art Institute has launched a new fifth-year post-baccalaureate program in art education. The program is aimed at students who...

Mar 31, 2014, 11:10 ET

The Art Institute of Vancouver Named Among the Top Ten Undergraduate Schools for Video Game Design by The Princeton Review

 The Art Institute of Vancouver (Ai Vancouver), BC, Canada, announced today it has ranked #8 on The Princeton Review's list of the top...

Mar 12, 2014, 06:00 ET

Sotheby's Institute of Art and Tsinghua University Announce Historic Global Partnership

 Building on its distinctive global programs dedicated to the study of art business and the international art markets, Sotheby's Institute of...

Jan 16, 2014, 09:15 ET

The Art Institutes Announces Partnership with the James Beard Foundation to Provide Scholarships for Culinary Students

 The Art Institutes system of schools is pleased to announce a new national partnership with the renowned James Beard Foundation that will fund...

Jan 02, 2014, 13:27 ET

Expertos del mundo de la moda eligen a diseñadores de The Art Institutes para la semana de la moda de Mercedes-Benz

El sistema de escuelas de The Art Institutes subió la barra para su show de moda de Otoño 2014 contratando a expertos del sector, los...

Dec 23, 2013, 11:15 ET

The Art Institutes schools to offer more than $70 million in scholarships to students

 The Art Institutes announced today the launch of The Art Institutes Scholarship Program offering up to $15,000 in scholarship funds to those...

Dec 18, 2013, 14:01 ET

Fashion Industry Experts Select The Art Institutes Designers for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week

 The Art Institutes system of schools raised the bar for its Fall 2014 fashion show by enlisting industry experts including fashion designers...

Dec 11, 2013, 12:59 ET
Luis Aponte, a student in the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Fashion Design program at Miami International University of Art & Design wins grand prize in The Art Institutes and The Humane Society of the United States 2013 Cool vs. Cruel Fashion Design Competition. Grand prize winning garment pictured.  (PRNewsFoto/The Art Institutes)

Winners Announced in Nationwide Fur-Free Fashion Competition

Students from Miami, San Francisco and Hollywood Create Fur-Free Fashion and Earn Top Awards from The Humane Society of the United States and The...

Sep 03, 2013, 11:21 ET

The Art Institute of New York City ilumina las pasarelas durante la Semana de la Moda Mercedes-Benz

En medio de casas de moda de alto prestigio, afamados diseñadores y elite de la industria, la próxima cosecha de jóvenes...

Sep 03, 2013, 11:11 ET

The Art Institute of New York City to Light Up the Runway at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week

 Amid storied fashion houses, famed couturiers and industry elite, The Art Institute of New York City's next crop of young designers will bring...

Aug 22, 2013, 14:07 ET

The Art Institute of New York City to Light up the Runway at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week

 Amid storied fashion houses, famed couturiers and industry elite, The Art Institute of New York City's next crop of young designers will bring...

Aug 06, 2013, 12:20 ET

Three Art Institutes schools granted either CIDA accreditation or reaffirmation

Three Art Institutes schools announced today that their Interior Design bachelor's* degree programs were either granted accreditation or...

Jul 18, 2013, 09:00 ET

Sotheby's Institute of Art Now Accepting Registrations for Autumn Course in Mainland China

Sotheby's Institute of Art is now accepting registrations for an educational course that will be offered in China this autumn: Contemporary Art in...

Jul 08, 2013, 13:30 ET

The Art Institute of Pittsburgh Earns Reaffirmation of Accreditation from Middle States Commission on Higher Education

 The Art Institute of Pittsburgh Board of Trustees and President George W. Sebolt announced today that the school, one of Education Management...