Visit NCAD - Open Days and Events

Thinking of studying at NCAD?

There are a number of events throughout the year that are open to the public, all of which are opportunities to visit the College, meet staff and students, and find out more about the area of study you are interested in. View the Graduate Degree Show, the Fashion Show and lots more at this link.

Dates Event Who Should Attend
2,5,6 November 2019

NCAD Portfolio Information Sessions

NCAD staff answer questions about the Porfolio Submission Guidelines followed by a tour of the First Year studio to see the current First Year students' work in progress.

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Anyone preparing a portfolio submission for entry September 2020.

Art and Design teachers and tutors helping students prepare entrance portfolios.

27 November 2019

NCAD College Open Day

Come to our full day of talks, studio tours, sample portfolios. Meet tutors and students, sample college life at NCAD.

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Anyone interested in studying at NCAD (6th yr, 5th yr, TY). All welcome - applicants, teachers, family and friends.
09 January 2020

NCAD Portfolio workshops and clinics.

Staff members and students will be on hand to offer you advice on completing and editing your portfolio. 

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Anyone preparing a portfolio submission for entry September 2020.
May 2020

First Year Studies Exhibition - Open Studies

Work from the final module of the First Year Art and Design program. Dates and full details will be posted on the NCAD website.

Applicants who expect to start First Year in September 2020.

Anyone thinking of applying to First Year NCAD 2021.

June 2020

NCAD Degree Show (6-14 June 2020)

Featuring the work of graduating students from the Schools of Design, Education, and Fine Art.

June/July 2020

CEAD Exhibition (26 June - 2 July)

Featuring the work of part-time and continuing education students at NCAD