Working on a portfolio for art and design school? Interested in studying design but don’t know where to start? DesignPrep is diving into the college application process with this day-long workshop focused on compiling, editing, and documenting your portfolio.

Learn about college application requirements and guidelines for art and design programs as well as tips for requesting recommendations, choosing a school, writing a personal statement, and more. Use digital badges to track your progress as you compile your portfolio, receive feedback, and complete your college applications.

FREE and open to all New York City high school students.
Priority registration is given to students in grade 12.

Day: Saturday, October 29, 2016
Time: 10am – 4pm
Location: Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
2 East 91st Street



DesignPrep is a series of FREE teen workshops, studio tours and college visits, which focus on all forms of design from fashion and architecture to product and graphic design. Learn more HERE.

DesignPrep is made possible in part by the generous sponsorship of

Additional support is provided by the Altman Foundation, internal Smithsonian Institution funds from the Youth Access Grants program, Deutsche Bank, The New York Community Trust and its Hive Digital Media Learning Fund, the Richard and Jean Coyne Family Foundation, the School of Visual Arts, and the Milton & Sally Avery Arts Foundation.