Throughout the years, the Art Academy of Cincinnati has had large influence on its home city and on student living in the area. Founded in 1869, the school soon became affiliated with the Cincinnati Art Museum, before becoming an independent college of art and design in 1998. In the past decade, the school’s relocation has helped to revitalize the Over-the-Rhine neighborhood of Cincinnati, where students of the Art Academy of Cincinnati commonly rent a college apartment. Student living has brought a excitement to the area, which is one of the largest urban historic districts in the country.
Student living at the Art Academy of Cincinnati is supported by several resources that aim to create independent, self-directed artists and designers. First, the college offers three public galleries - the Pearlman Gallery, the Chidlaw Gallery and the Convergys Gallery - that display rotating exhibitions from professional arts, students, faculty and alums. In addition, students are able to work under the direction of established artists as they work toward one of five degrees: a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Fine Arts, Communication Arts or Art History, as well as a an Associate of Science in Graphic Design or a Master of Arts in Art Education.
Off campus housing at the Art Academy of Cincinnati allows students to enjoy the Over-the-Rhine neighborhood, which was voted the city’s best area in CityBeat’s Best 2011 edition. The neighborhood is buttressed with streets of Italianate architecture, whose significance has been compared to the New Orleans French Quarter and New York City’s Greenwich Village. In addition, student living as become an integral part of Over-the-Rhine, with events like the Bockfest beer festival and the MidPoint Music Festival.
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