Every year, regionally and nationally known artists, designers and scholars — representing each of DCAD’s academic areas — are invited to present and interact with students in studio and other settings. Students have the opportunity to ask questions, network and gain firsthand knowledge about being a successful professional artist or designer.
DCAD is a place to live, learn and experience.
DCAD maintains a busy calendar of recreational and social opportunities throughout the year. On-campus activities range from major events such as October’s Spirit Week which includes a costume parade and competition, a poster design contest, pumpkin-carving instruction and competition and more), April’s Egg Drop (a co-curricular design competition and barbecue) and year-round exhibitions curated by the Student Gallery Club to smaller events such as open-mic nights, game nights, craft sessions, informational workshops, holiday celebrations and tea parties. Off-campus activities include Student Services field trips to renowned art museums in New York City and Washington, D.C., each semester and co-curricular outings to area galleries and attractions in Wilmington, Philadelphia and Baltimore.
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DCAD’s intimate campus offers the luxury of classes, dining and housing all within one block of each other. Student housing options include The Saville Residence Hall and the residence hall at 707 N. King Street.
DCAD’s on-campus dining hall, The 707 Café, offers a variety of meal and snack options for breakfast, lunch and dinner during the week and brunch and dinner on the weekends. All meals are made from fresh, local ingredients.
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