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Understanding and Exploring the Basics of Performance Art

While most people immediately think of paintings and sculpture when it comes to fine art, there are other permutations of it that are not limited on gallery walls, such as performance art.

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Art is Political: Nine Artists Who Used Their Art for Their Politics

As you work on a fine arts degree, you’ll find that art and politics often go hand in hand. In fact, some artists make it a point to include political statements in their artwork.


7 Benefits of Joining a Study Abroad Program (and Why You Should Go)

Broaden your horizons. Create valuable life memories. Have loads of fun. Those are just a few of the many benefits you can enjoy from joining a study abroad program in college.

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In Photos: Academy of Art Students Collaborate for Chinese New Year Parade Float

You’ve seen the concept design, and you’ve seen the hard work put in behind the scenes. Now it’s time to see the final product of this interdepartmental collaboration that is the official float for…

Academy of Art’s Director of Sculpture on the Importance of a Fine Arts Degree Today

Director Tom Durham on the Relevance of Earning a Fine Arts Degree Today

Technology has so changed the ways and means to express creativity, that even the professional landscape has been reshaped altogether. The School of Fine Art’s Director of Sculpture talks about why…

RSVP: 24th Annual Fine Art Auction

What: 24th Annual Faculty and Alumni Fine Art AuctionWhen: Saturday, November 9, 2019 Reception at 2PM and Live Auction at 3PM Where: The Cannery, 2801 Leavenworth St, San Francisco RSVP

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Fine Arts Exhibition Trend: The Augmented/Virtual Reality Experience

The field of fine arts, often associated with classic and historical works, is being carried into the future with technology. Is the AR/VR Experience here to stay?


A Guide to Fine Arts Degrees: Classes to Expect

A fine arts degree program gives students the chance to take a wide range of classes. Learn more about some of the classes to expect. 

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Alumni Behind the Scenes: Toy Story 4

Woody, Buzz Lightyear, and the rest of the gang aren’t quite done with their adventures yet. Helping them on a road trip of a lifetime are some Academy of Art alumni.

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On Exhibit: Multimedia Art on Sutter Galleries Throughout June

Paintings of inter-generational love and tension, human experience in casts, and photographed beautiful moments coming into the world. See them all on exhibit at Academy of Art University’s Sutter…