ArtCenter sits at the axis of L.A.’s most dynamic cultural and intellectual resources.

We're just minutes from the thriving arts mecca that is Downtown L.A.―home to some of the country’s most influential upstart galleries and institutions, including Disney Hall and the new Broad Museum. ArtCenter offers access to a world-class community of established and emerging artists and designers as well as to nearby Caltech’s renowned scientists and technologists.

Beyond offering unparalleled opportunities in the fields of film and entertainment, the region is a hub of innovation in advertising, art, automotive design, communication and digital media, technology, education, societal trends and more. As a gateway to the Pacific Rim, Los Angeles reflects a unique worldview, and the influences born here are felt around the globe.

Step off campus and you’ll find yourself in one of the most creative environments in the world―virtually anything is possible in the Greater Los Angeles region. ArtCenter incorporates the city’s many resources and learning opportunities into its curriculum, whether through Designmatters social impact partnerships or through creative projects designed to capture L.A.’s unique interplay of geographic and social extremes.

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Greater Los Angeles is home to some of the world’s most dramatic environments, offering unlimited opportunities for creative inspiration and design problem solving.

Culturally we’ve always been overshadowed by the film industry, and now the art world is at a weird parallel with it.

Grad Art alum Sterling Ruby in The New York Times

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Hiking Griffith Park, going to exhibitions and concerts, learning to surf in Santa Monica, road trips to the mountains. There just aren’t enough hours to take it all in!

John RyanAlum, Media Design Practices

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