Visual Arts Open Day

Course Dates: 20/05/23
Time: 10:30 - 17:30
Location: Keeley Street
Join us for the City Lit Visual Arts open day. We are showcasing our long courses and the Centre for Advanced Practice. Throughout the day, at our HQ in Covent Garden, you will have the opportunity to immerse yourself in the full range and variety of our long and advanced art and design subjects on offer.
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This course has now finished

Course Code: VQ009

Finished Sat, day, 20 May - 20 May '23

Duration: 1 session

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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
• Join in a range of free creative workshops
• Attend talks and presentations
• Visit a student exhibition in our gallery
• 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.

Portfolio surgery

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

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.


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