Open Days and Events

Thinking of studying at NCAD? See our Open Events calendar and plan your visit. Please check back regularly for updates.

Join us at our Open Events through the year to find out all you need to know about studying at NCAD. Take virtual tours of the college, meet staff and students, learn more about preparing and submitting your digital portfolio and applying to NCAD, ask questions - be bold and curious!

NCAD Open Events are for applicants, guidance counsellors, teachers, parents/guardians, friends, and everyone who is interested in finding out more about NCAD, one of Europe’s leading higher education institutions for visual disciplines.

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June -8th - 

NCAD Degree Show

Featuring the work of graduating students from the Schools of Design, Education, and Fine Art.
All welcome!
Opens 8th June 2022
More details/times to follow
June 23rd - 30th 

CEAD Exhibition

Featuring the work of Part-Time and Continuing Education students at NCAD.

All welcome!


School of Design, NCAD Thomas Street Campus
Ground Floor & First Floor 

More details/times to follow

30th November 2022

NCAD's Annual Open Day 

Our Annual Open Day will be an in person event. More details here will be posted closer to the time. 

Catch Up: NCAD Open Day 2021/22

Visit our Video Gallery to see what you may have missed at our Open Day in November 2021