Arts Discovery Day 2017 will take place on Friday, September 29, 2017.

Every Fall, the School of Art offers an immersive day for high school juniors and seniors to explore the Arts at BGSU. For more information, please visit the Arts Discovery Day registration page.


Prospective students may visit the School of Art on University Preview Days to receive more information about BGSU as a whole, as well as to attend information sessions in the School of Art, and to take a tour of the facilities.

Fall 2017 Dates

  • Saturday, December 2, 2017 (and ArtsX)
    • School of Art Presentation - 12:00 - 12:30 p.m.
    • Graphic Design Presentation - 12:30 - 1:00 p.m.
    • Digital Arts Presentation - 1:00 - 1:30 p.m.
    • Tours of the School of Art every 30 min. leaving from the foyer.

Spring 2018 Dates

  • Presidents' Day Open House: Monday, February 19, 2018
  • Spring Preview Day: Saturday, April 28, 2018

Click here to register for a University Preview Day.


Every Fall, the School of Art attends several National Portfolio Days. BGSU School of Art representatives will attend the following NPD events in Fall 2017:

  • Cincinnati, OH: Saturday, October 7, 2017
  • Cleveland, OH: Sunday, October 8, 2017
  • Grand Rapids, MI: Sunday, October 29, 2017

Click Here for more information about National Portfolio Days.