Valencia, CA- California Institute of the Arts, School of the Arts MFA Candidates are pleased to announce the 2016 CALARTS OPEN STUDIOS, to be held on Sunday, April 24, 2016, between the hours of 1 P.M. and 6 P.M.. Open Studios is an annual event at CalArts in which 78 Masters of Fine Arts candidates in Art, Photo & Media, Art & Tech and Integrated Media open their creative workspaces to the CalArts community and the public at large. Through this process, students can present their works in various states of completion in order to generate dialogue surrounding their current art practice. In addition to studio doors being open to the public, CalArts’ Bijou Theater will screen MFA candidates video work from 1-5 P.M. Maps for this event will be available to visitors upon arrival. This event is free and open to the public.


California Institute of the Arts has set the pace for educating professional artists since 1970. Offering rigorous undergraduate and graduate degree programs through six schools—Art, Critical Studies, Dance, Film/Video, Music, and Theater—CalArts has championed creative excellence, critical reflection, and the development of new forms and expressions. As successive generations of faculty and alumni have helped shape the landscape of contemporary arts, the Institute first envisioned by Walt Disney encompasses a vibrant, eclectic community with global reach, inviting experimentation, independent inquiry, and active collaboration and exchange among artists, artistic disciplines and cultural traditions.


California Institute of the Arts, located in the Santa Clarita Valley at 24700 McBean Parkway, Valencia, California 91355.


2016 CALARTS OPEN STUDIOS is made possible with generous support from California Institute of the Arts' Office of the President, Office of the Provost, Office of Communications, School of the Arts and Office of Advancement. Without their support, this event would not be possible.