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Artist JR’s Installation Hits the Streets of San Francisco, Atop One of Academy of Art University Building

If you are interested in San Francisco’s art scene, there is a cool event that you should not miss during the summer heatwave.

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Academy Weekly: Summer Heats Up with New Semester

It’s the last week of the summer intercession at Academy of Art University, and before long, regular classes kick off once more. Come in knowing what to expect from our available art and design…

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A Guide to Interaction & UI/UX Design Careers

Creative people with technical inclinations are well-suited for a web design careers. What can you expect from this field in the job market, anyway?

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Academy Weekly: Cooling Down with Art School Basics

Crazy hot in the Bay Area, right? Stay hydrated! Pretty much like what we’re going to keep doing for our blog—figuratively, of course.

Tips for Improving Your Skills Even During Art School Break

Want to up your portfolio game even outside of school? Check out our top 5 tips for improving skills during art school break!

Alumni Behind the Scenes - Aladdin

Alumni Behind the Scenes: Aladdin

Today is the day! Genie is out of the lamp once more, this time as a live-action character , and accompanied by Agrabah's very own Bonnie & Clyde tandem, Aladdin and Jasmine. Walt Disney's…

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New Student Resources: Eight Things to do This Summer Before Art School

Congratulations, school's out (or will be very soon), and you've got weeks of summer waiting for you to fill with fun! While you enjoy your last summer before college, though, make sure to squeeze…

Spring Show 2019 - Foundations

Spring Show Student Showcase 2019 Ongoing From May to June

Date: May 17-June 15, 2019Time: 10:00AM-3:00PMVenue: 2225 Jerrold Avenue Academy of Art opened the doors to the 2019 iteration of its annual Spring Show Student Showcase last Thursday, May 16th.…

Prepare for Your Art Degree With Help From High School Electives

When you're in high school, you might think you don’t need to take art electives if you’re planning to get your art degree. You may want to wait until you get to college so you can study more…

Academy of Art Spring Show 2019

RSVP: Academy of Art Presents Spring Show 2019

It’s one big event after another at Academy of Art University as we wrap up the Spring semester. After the highly successful Graduation Fashion Show, we now offer you this year’s iteration of the…