Visual Arts Open Day
This course has now finished
What is the course about?
The City Lit Visual Arts open day is a great opportunity to learn more about our courses. On the day, you will be able to:
• Experience classes and workshops in delivery
• Tour our facilities and state of the art studios
• Meet our specialist tutors
• Receive free expert advice on your creative work
• Choose a course that’s right for you
• Interview and receive an offer on the day
• Get a discount for your next course
• Meet some of our current students and see the work they are doing.
You’ll be able to find out about our advanced programme, which offers alternative routes into higher education or independent professional practice, and even sign up for courses on the spot, with discounts.
Find out more about our long courses and advanced programmes of study here on the website.
What will we cover?
Open Day schedule of activities - All day
You’ll be able to attend the following events as part of our Art and Design open day from 11am.
Bring your portfolio along and get 1:1 professional advice tailored to you. Alternatively, you can bring images of your work either on your tablet or laptop (around a dozen pieces will be sufficient).
If you want to further develop your portfolio before applying for a course, our course leaders and key staff will be on hand throughout the day to review your portfolio and help you to select the right course for you.
Interviews and bookings - All day
Once you’ve chosen a course you’d like to join, you can also take advantage of the opportunity to be interviewed on the day. You’ll get instant feedback from us and an offer to join the course if your portfolio meets the required standard for entry..
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
Advice and guidance on all our courses within Visual Arts - All day
There will be general advice and guidance on all Visual Arts courses. We can help you plan your study year to achieve your goals.
Studio tours - from 11:00am
The School of Visual Arts boasts state of the art, purpose built studios and workshops. Take part in one of our studio tours where you'll get the chance to see our amazing spaces and high quality equipment.
We really want you to experience them so we will be running tours of our facilities throughout the day. You’ll also get to meet some of our current students and see the work they are doing.
Studio tours timings
Studio tours will be every hour starting from 11:00am. The last tour will start at 15:00pm.
Please meet at Reception on the ground floor of the Keeley Street building at your chosen time.
Presentations on our long and advanced courses - from 11:30am
Learn more about our advanced courses in Art and Design from our Heads of Programme.
We’ll be showcasing student work, their progression, destinations, and testimonies and you’ll be able to ask questions and hopefully find the right course for you.
Please see presentation schedule below:
11:30 — Centre for Advanced Practice – Raz Barfield
12:30 — What’s Going On? – Dan Fardell
13:30 — Centre for Advanced Practice – Raz Barfield
14:30 — What’s Going On? - Dan Fardell
15:30 — Centre for Advanced Practice – Raz Barfield.
Please note: We reserve the right to change our tutors from those advertised. This happens rarely, but if it does, we are unable to refund fees due to this. Our tutors may have different teaching styles; however we guarantee a consistent quality of teaching in all our courses.