DENVER, Oct. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thursday, October 19, 2017 | Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design is opening its doors and sharing its latest innovation and technological improvements to empower students to realize their artistic potential and career goals.
For more than 50 years, RMCAD has been instilling students with a passion for innovation and lifelong learning. This special event honors the men and women who have led the way and celebrates their achievements with a GLIMPSE into the exciting future of RMCAD.
"This is the perfect time to share our evolving and dynamic campus with the community that we call home," says Chris Spohn, President of RMCAD. "We are surrounded by a rich history that continues to inspire our innovation and dedication to preparing students to be effective forces for change. That's what this event is all about."
Among the highlights of the evening will be a viewing of the Texas Building remodel, a state of the art showcase for students and alumni; an introduction to the new FAB lab; announcement of a new VR/Motion Capture Stage for development of projects that showcase these new technologies. Guests will also be invited to attend the opening night of three new gallery events, including contemporary photographer, Selena Román.
"We are excited to open up our doors and let the community peek into the future," says Neely Patton, Senior VP of Academic Affairs. "From VR and motion capture to 3D printing, updated displays, and new department chairs, the changes we're implementing at RMCAD are allowing us to compete on a national stage."
Other GLIMPSE activities include gallery walks, student and alumni artwork showcases, virtual reality and new technology demonstrations, open labs, and live music. There will also be a Texas Building ribbon cutting and reception at 6:15 p.m.
Visit www.rmcad.edu/glimpse for a full schedule of events.
ABOUT ROCKY MOUNTAIN COLLEGE OF ART + DESIGN
A premier arts school in the Denver area, Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design is an innovative, rigorous, and community-oriented global learning environment that inspires passion for critical thinking and prepares learners to be forces of change in the creative industries, our communities, and the world.
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