Support Stoneman Douglas High Students

Come Support Stoneman Douglas High Survivors

By now, most of us have heard about the horrific school shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School that took place on February 14 in Parkland, Florida, killing 17 people and injuring many more. This…

Check Out the 16 Oscar Nominated Films for 2018 Featuring Academy of Art Alumni Work

Check Out the 16 Oscar Nominated Films for 2018 Featuring Academy of Art Alumni Work

Year after year, the work of dozens of Academy of Art alumni is showcased in an array of award-nominated films across the world. This year's Oscar nominations are no exception, where their work can…

Art-Inspired Movies to Get You in the Mood for Classes to Start

Art-Inspired Movies to Get You in the Mood for Classes to Start

We can't think of a better way to kick off the weekend before Spring semester than watching movies about professional artists and the art industry. And whether your major is graphic design, fine art,…

Five Flu-Fighting Tips for College Students

Five Flu-Fighting Tips for College Students

California is in the midst of one of the worst flu seasons in history, reaching the highest level of activity in more than a decade. As college classes begin again in the big city, crowded dorms and…

Motivational Quotes From Academy Students for Your Inspiration

Motivational Quotes From Academy Students for Your Inspiration

College can be stressful. We've been there, too. Luckily for you, tough times don't last, but tough people do! That's why we've pulled some motivational quotes from both current Academy students and…

The Academy Classes App. One App. Multiple Possibilities.

The Academy Classes App. One App. Multiple Possibilities.

Hey Academy of Art students, faculty, and staff! We know your time is valuable. That's why we've decided to make your lives a little easier when it comes to planning your daily schedules and…

new student orientation

A Warm Welcome to Welcome Week

There's definitely something refreshing about the start of something new. For us here at Academy of Art University, one of our favorite "new" things to do is welcome new students to our campus. We…

5 Things You Should Know Before Applying to Art School

5 Things You Should Know to Choose the Best Art School for You

Art school. It's the perfect combination of academic learning and creative thinking. It's the place where you can build your personality and interests, and learn the skills to succeed as an artist or…

Over 50 Academy Alumni Nominated for 2018 Golden Globe Awards

Over 50 Academy Alumni Nominated for 2018 Golden Globe Awards

2018 is nearly a week old, and here at Academy of Art University, we’ve got one thing on our minds—gold. The 75th Golden Globes—the Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s annual awards…

Escape to Italy at 688 Sutter Street

Escape to Italy at 688 Sutter Street

We may not be buried in feet of snow like our friends over on the east coast (#bombcyclone, #winterstormgreyson), but here in San Francisco, we're dreaming of summer, too. To tide us over until its…