Arts Day at Miami

A performance by a musical combo onstage at Armstrong Student Center during Arts Day
Arts management professor speaks as a large image of fashion design students is projected on the wall behind him
Arts Day sign at the entrance to Armstrong Student Center
Families, students, and staff enjoy an outdoor picnic in front of the CPA
 A student reads a brochure highlighting global engagement during an Arts Day event

Virtual Arts Day 2020 is Saturday, September 26!

Are you interested in majoring in the arts in college? Are you wondering how to put together a portfolio, or prepare for an audition? Are you thinking about what high school courses will ready you to major in the arts?

Students in grades 10-12, their parents and Creative Arts teachers are invited to a day of arts exploration. Join faculty, staff, and students in Architecture+Interior Design, Art, Art TherapyArts Management, Fashion, Emerging Technology in Business + Design, Music, and Theatre in a day dedicated to helping you learn more about opportunities in the Arts at Miami.

View the schedule for the day

By visiting with us on Arts Day, you'll find answers to questions such as:

  • Why do I need a portfolio?
  • What makes a good portfolio for admission entry into the Art, Communication Design or Architecture+Interior Design programs?
  • What exactly is an audition/interview for the Theatre or Music programs?
  • How do I find an arts-related internship at Miami University?
  • What do Miami’s creative arts graduates do after college?

Information about Admissions and Financial Assistance will also be available.

Arts Day is a fun and creative way to forward your quest for knowledge as you prepare for college.

Register for Arts Day 2020

The College of Creative Arts


Interested in music as a major?

A person sorts through music in a folder on a piano ledge.

Visit us for Music@Miami Days »

Tues., Sept. 22
Wed., Sept. 30

Students have an opportunity to virtually meet Miami faculty and students, hear performances, attend rehearsals and classes, and tour the facilities.


College of Creative Arts areas and highlights from past Arts Day events

Student receives a brochure at an information booth
Students sign in at Arts Day registration table
An Arts Day visitor enjoys a ride in an armchair-cycle pedaled by a Miami student
People examine building models in an architecture workshop
Two people smile for the camera
A student conducts a mixed vocal ensemble onstage
An artist explains a painting to onlookers
Theatre students manipulate colorful puppets
A theatre student performs as he holds two box-shaped puppets
An artist sketches with charcoal near the CPA
Participants use Oculus Rift virtual reality headsets
Fashion design students work with dressmakers' dummies and pattern pieces
Arts Day participants eating lunch on the Fine Arts Plaza
People gaze at architectural sketches