National Portfolio Day New Orleans

We encourage anyone interested in attending MCA to visit soon and often. Every year, we host workshops, portfolio reviews, academy sessions and other events designed to give you a full appreciation of everything MCA has to offer. Review the upcoming events listed below and if any pique your interest, contact our admissions office for more information.

Sign up for the 2015 Weekend Workshop!

Download a PDF of the 2015 Weekend Workshop Application
Feel the energy of our art college environment. Weekend Workshop is free for high school seniors and transfers applying to MCA as well as teachers and parents. Others will be charged $15 to cover supplies and food. Seniors that are applying the day of the weekend workshop will need to bring their high school transcript, ACT or SAT score (if they’ve taken the test) and a portfolio to have the $15 fee waived. The day’s events will include a tour of the campus, sessions on admissions, financial aid, careers in art and portfolio preparation, portfolio reviews, a two hour long workshop for students, lunch, parent session and a tour of the dorms. Registration is required.

Register for Summer Academy 2015!

This program provides a studio experience for the highly motivated high school student with an intent to study art at the college level. The program will cover both Fine Arts and Design Arts curriculum with hands-on study. An emphasis will be placed on visual art career options. Students may choose to attend for one or two weeks and can stay in the dormitory or commute. Participants will earn two college credit hours. July 12 – 25, 2015 For more information on Summer Academy, please contact the MCA Admissions Office at 901-272-5152 or 1-800-727-1088. Submit downloadable form (link below) by May 15, 2015. Payment in full due by Friday, June 26, 2015 (No refunds of any payment will be given for cancellations made after June 26, 2015). Click here to register online