Visit our Portfolio Site for the Portfolio Guide, as well as information, events, portfolio courses - and more - to help you prepare your portfolio for NCAD.
Information for new and continuing students for Registration and Induction at NCAD.
Apply for a postgraduate programme at NCAD. Design, Fine Art, Visual Culture. SCHOLARSHIPS available on Visual Culture programmes. Applications NOW OPEN.
Classes for incoming students on some MA / MFA programmes in Design, Fine Art and Visual Culture at NCAD will commence in Jan 2021.
A showcase and celebration of the studio work of NCAD Year 1 students across Fine Art, Design and Education.
Applications NOW OPEN for the CEAD Part-Time L8 Higher Diploma in Art, and L7 Certificates in D+VI and P+DI, all three commencing autumn 2020.
#TogetherForDesign is an EGFSN report which forecasts the demand for design skills to 2025 and outlines the steps for Ireland to meet this need.
Work at NCAD continues online. Updates, information and advice for NCAD students and staff.
In line with COVID-19 restrictions, the work of graduating students will take the form of an expanded digital catalogue published in September 2020.
NCAD are offering a number of scholarships to incoming MA and PhD students for 2020/21. These scholarships will recognise excellence, outstanding achievement and potential.
Competing against entries from over 25 countries, 6 Department of Product Design students have been nominated for the prestigious award.
The latest Art in the Contemporary World show on @dublindigitalradio is now available.
Update for applicants who submitted a portfolio for the 2020 undergraduate intake.
NCAD and National Museum of Ireland announce partnership. First collaboration sees students research objects in Museum’s collection.
A Hurry Through Which Known and Strange Things Pass. A season of work by the MFA Art in the Contemporary World. Goethe-Institut Irland.
This ongoing body of research has been collated by artist Hannah Tiernan (MFA ACW, NCAD)
Dr Rachel O'Dwyer introduces her research on the past and present of the radio spectrum 25th Feb 5-6pm
The third talk in the NCAD / National Museum of Ireland 'Material Futures' series - 21/2/20
New Art in the Contemporary World radio show episode on Dublin Digital Radio. ...the end of art, the end of nature, the end of money, the end of the world & more...
Glenn Loughran and Jonathan Cummins on their residencies - 12.30 pm 28 February NCAD Gallery
We are very pleased to welcome two new contributors to MA/MFA Art in the Contemporary World this semester: novelist Sue Rainsford and curator Dr.Judith Wilkinson.
Want to study at NCAD? The NCAD Prospectus is now online. Find out about your course choices for 2020-21. Your place is here!
Open event for L.C. students interested in studying Visual Culture in Ireland's leading Art & Design college. Tues. 18 Feb. 2020. 12pm.
A talk on gender and the maker movement by Tara Whelan, a designer and researcher at NCAD - 4 February at 5pm
NCAD's MA Art in the Contemporary World and Goethe-Institut Irland present RUSH: Decolonising Research. Opens 15 Jan.
NCAD’s Product Design department is part of a consortium which has secured €3.2m funding for the development of a new medical device.
Bárbara Wagner and Benjamin de Burca. Harry Clarke Lecture Theatre, National College of Art and Design, Monday 9th December 4:30pm.
NCAD conference on Politics and Spaces of Performance since the 1990s - 2nd - 4th April 2020
Information on the NCAD Conferring Ceremony, Monday 18th November 2019
An agreement between NCAD and the Royal College of Surgeons Ireland (RCSI) to collaborate on healthcare innovations was signed on 31 October.
NCAD Student Jess Majekodunmi Wins International Essay Prize 2019, awarded by the Design History Society.
NCAD School of Fine Art announces Alan Phelan as Artist in Residence for 2019-20.
NCAD Vision, Values and Strategic Focus 2019-2024.
NCAD graduating students will exhibit their work from Sat 8th June until Sun 16th June. All Welcome! View website here.
Curious about studying art and design? Open Learning has no entry requirements, all are welcome to apply for a Scholarship.
This short film captures the student teacher's experience of working on the change lab project.
See the NCAD Fashion 2019 Graduate Collections film.
Congratulations to NCAD student Kate Dennehy (Dept. Communication Design), who has been shortlisted for the Royal Society of Art Student Design Awards.
Wondering how to leverage your Art / Design qualification? See how NCAD graduate and director of design Brenda Delaney did it!
Art in the Contemporary World is a podcast about art, ideas and some other stuff too. The first episode is a conversation about and with artist Liam Gillick.
NCAD MA Design History and Material Culture/National Museum of Ireland Material Futures public talks series #2
With a Louise Bourgeois show running at Hauser & Wirth St. Moritz, NCAD graduate Simone Rocha reflects on the artist.
Congratulations to our award winning design staff Emma Creighton, Jamie Murphy, JP Dowling, and Natalie Coleman. Well done all!
The National Irish Visual Arts Library (NIVAL) is a public research resource dedicated to the documentation of 20th century and contemporary Irish visual art and design.
Welcome to the Alumni section of the website. Here you will find details of opportunities for graduates and how to keep in touch with NCAD.