April 20-21

10 am–5 pm PT

Virtual Grad Show Preview - Graduating Student Presentations

Live student presentations during various times as graduates debut their portfolios on Zoom. 

Schedule + Zoom Links to Sessions

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April 21

7-10 pm PT

Grad Show Preview (In-Person)

Pasadena Convention Center | Exhibit Halls A and B
300 E. Green Street, Pasadena, CA 91101

A special event for alumni, donors, industry professionals, friends and the ArtCenter community as ArtCenter returns to the Pasadena Convention Center.

ArtCenter and the Convention Center continue to require certain pandemic-related safety measures, including roof of vaccination and masks in all indoor spaces. Food and drink will neither be provided or permitted indoors.

Register in advance

April 22

7-10 pm PT

ArtCenter Film Screening
ArtCenter Hillside Campus | Ahmanson Auditorium
1700 Lida Street, Pasadena, CA 91103
BFA and MFA candidates from our Film Department screen their work in the College’s newly renovated Ahmanson Auditorium.

Seating is limited. RSVP required

April 22

5-8 pm PT

Fine Art Open Studios
ArtCenter South Campus
870 and 950 S. Raymond Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91105
BFA and MFA candidates from our Fine Art and Graduate Art programs open their studios and exhibit their work.
No RSVP required

April 23

10 am PT

Graduation Ceremony

Welcome and Master of Ceremony
Lorne M. Buchman

Student Leadership Award

Chang Chi, Environmental Design

Presented by Ray Quirologico


V.E. Chen, Graphic Design

Presented by Karen Hofmann

Commencement Address 

Chaz Bojórquez

Conferral of Degrees
Department Chairs

April 23

12 pm PT

Grad Show