Admissions Events

There are many opportunities to meet with a representative from MassArt both on-campus and at events throughout the country. Learn about MassArt's academic programs, get details on the application process, and put a face to a name. We look forward to seeing you soon!

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Undergraduate / Campus Tours and Portfolio Reviews

  • Campus tours include an information session led by an admissions counselor and a facilities tour led by students. Learn more and register.
  • Portfolio reviews are conducted in the admissions office by appointment during business hours. Reviews are informal and have no bearing on the admission decisions. Students are encouraged to bring original work whenever possible. Sketchbooks, work-in-progress, and work saved digitally are also acceptable for review. Transfer students are encouraged to bring a copy of their transcript.

    To schedule a portfolio review, please call (617) 879-7222.

Undergraduate / MassArt Preview Days

Join us for Preview Day on Friday, October 24th from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tour our workshops and studios, learn about the foundation year, and get tips on how to strengthen your application and prepare your portfolio. Preview Day is open to high school seniors and transfer students and up to two guests; space is limited.

Undergraduate / National Portfolio Days

Visit a representative from MassArt at select National Portfolio Days throughout the country. National Portfolio Day is an event specifically for visual artists and designers. It is an opportunity for those who wish to pursue an education in the visual and related arts to meet with representatives from colleges accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design.

Representatives will be available to review your artwork, discuss their programs and answer questions about professional careers in art. High school students, parents, teachers, guidance counselors and college transfer students are encouraged to attend. Free and open to the public; no registration necessary. For the full National Portfolio Day schedule, tips on what to bring, and location details, please visit the National Portfolio Day Association website. MassArt representatives will be in attendance at the following National Portfolio Days.


Date Time City, State Location Host Institution
Saturday, Oct 11 12-4pm Los Angeles, CA CalArts CalArts
Sunday, Oct 12 12-4pm San Francisco, CA California College of the Arts CCA
Saturday, Oct 18 10am-2pm Milwaukee, WI Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design MIAD
Saturday, Oct 18 12-4pm Hartford, CT Hartford Art College Hartford Art College
Sunday, Oct 19 10am-2pm Chicago, IL School of the Art Institute of Chicago SAIC
Sunday, Oct 19 12-4pm Boston, MA Hynes Convention Center Lesley University College of Art and Design
Saturday, Oct 25 12-4pm Kansas City, MO Kansas City Art Institute Kansas City Art Institute
Saturday, Nov 15 12-4pm Purchase, NY Purchase College: SUNY: School of Art & Design Purchase College: SUNY: School of Art & Design
Sunday, Nov 16 12-4pm New York, NY Javits Convention Center Fashion Institute of Technology
Saturday, Nov 22 TBA Washington, D.C. Corcoran College of Art and Design Corcoran College of Art and Design
Sunday, Nov 23 1-5pm Baltimore, MD Maryland Institute College of Art Maryland Institute College of Art
Sunday, Nov 23 11am-3pm Charlotte, NC Hilton Charlotte Executive Park Memphis College of Art
Saturday, Jan 17 TBA San Francisco, CA San Francisco Art Institute San Francisco Art Institute
Sunday, Jan 18 12-4pm San Diego, CA Laguna College of Art + Design Laguna College of Art + Design
Saturday, Jan 24 TBA Miami, FL TBA New World School of the Arts
Sunday, Jan 25 12-4pm Sarasota, FL Ringling College of Art and Design Ringling College of Art and Design

Undergraduate / Regional Portfolio Days

Meet with a representative from MassArt at the following off-campus portfolio days to receive informal feedback about your portfolio days. For event details, please visit the host institution's website.


Date Time City, State Host Institution Location
Wednesday, Oct 8 6-9pm Huntington, NY Hecksher Musuem of Art Huntington, NY
Thursday, Oct 16 9am - 1pm Greenfield, MA Greenfield Community College Greenfield Community College
Friday, Nov 7 4-8pm  Hyde Park, NY Mill Street Lofts Henry A. Wallace Center at the FDR Presidential Library and Home
Friday, Nov 14 10am-5pm Greenlawn, NY Huntington Arts Huntington Arts

Undergraduate / College Fairs

Meet with a representative from MassArt at the following college fairs. 


Date Time City, State Host Institution Location
Sunday, Sept 14 2-4pm Dartmouth, MA NEACAC UMass Dartmouth (details)
Sunday, Oct 5 11am-3pm Uniondale, NY Long Island National College Fair (NCF)

Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum

Graduate / Open House

MassArt Graduate Programs will be hosting an Open House event on Saturday, October 18th between 11am-4pm with a gallery event in the evening. The Graduate Open House will be a unique opportunity to meet with faculty and current graduate students to learn more about what MassArt has to offer.

11:00-11:30   Event Check-in 
11:30-1:00     Welcome & Departmental Presentations
1:00-2:00       Lunch
2:00-4:00       1:1 Portfolio Discussions (pre-scheduled)
2:00-4:00       On going Tours
4:00-onward  Gallery Closing Event

Graduate / Off-campus Events


Date Time City, State/Country Event Location
Saturday, Sept. 13th 1-5pm CST Shanghai, China Shanghai Portfolio Day Concordia International School
Sunday, Sept. 14th 10am-5pm CST Beijing, China P-review Western Academy of Beijing
Monday, Sept. 15th 4-9pm CST Beijing, China P-review Western Academy of Beijing
Saturday, Sept. 20th 12-7pm CST Shenzhen, China P-review Hotel Marco Polo
Sunday, Sept. 21st 10am-5pm CST Hong Kong, China P-review Chinese International School
Sunday, Oct. 12th 12-4pm San Francisco, CA Graduate Portfolio Day California College of the Arts
Wednesday, Oct. 22nd 11:30am-1:30pm Providence, RI RIC Graduate School Fair Rhode Island College
Sunday, Oct. 25th 12-4pm New York, NY Graduate Portfolio Day Parsons The New School for Design
Wednesday, Oct. 29th 11am-3pm Amherst, MA Annual Five College Graduate and Professional Schools Information Fair UMass Amherst
Sunday, Nov. 9th 10am-2pm Chicago, IL Graduate Portfolio Day School of thr Art Institute of Chicago
Wednesday, Nov. 19th 12-3pm Purschase, NY Purchase College Graduate School Expo SUNY Purchase

Learn more about P-review events.

Learn more about Graduate Portfolio Days.

Questions? Please contact Isaac Goldstein at (617) 879-7203 or