School of Art Tours
Guided tours of the Fine Arts Center are available at 2:00PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays only. Please schedule an appointment. They are also given several times a year during special event days listed below. Aside from the Saturday Portfolio Reviews and University Preview Days, there are no tours on weekends.
It normally takes a minimum of 30 minutes to tour the School. Dress comfortably and wear appropriate walking shoes.
*Please note: The Fine Arts Center Galleries are usually not open on Mondays. If you are visiting primarily to see an exhibit please check our schedule of upcoming gallery exhibits.
The best times to visit the School of Art
Portfolio Review Dates have more artwork on display than most other times, special presentations, and guided tours of the Fine Arts Center. For detailed information see Schedules under Portfolio Review Dates & Deadlines for the 2012-2013 School Year.
University Preview Day
(Saturday, December 21, 2012):
Open house for the entire University & Portfolio Review Day
Annual Arts Extravaganza (Friday, November 30, 2012):
- Grand opening of the Wolfe Center for the Arts
- Special performances and activities by The Arts, BGSU's first Center of Excellence (art, music, theater, dance, creative writing)
- More artwork on display than any other time of the year
- Bazaar of student artwork
- Graduate studio open house
Portfolio Review Day (Saturday, January 19, 2013)
Presidents' Day Open House (Monday, February 18, 2013)
Portfolio Review Day (Friday, March 22, 2013)
Dates to Avoid for Visits/Tours
First Week of Fall Semester
August 20-25, 2012
September 3, 2012
October 4-5, 2012
November 12, 2012
November 21-25, 2012
Fall Exam Week
December 10-14, 2012
December 17, 2012 through January 6, 2013
First Week of Spring Semester
January 7-12, 2013
Martin Luther King Day
January 21, 2013
March 4-8, 2013
Spring Exam Week
April 29 - May 3, 2013
May 27, 2013
Dates and times of reviews and events are subject to change. It is advisable to check back periodically for the most accurate and up-to-date information.
For further information regarding the School of Art or portfolio review contact:
Office of Fine Arts Admissions and Promotion
School of Art