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Our degree programs in the areas of Design, Media Arts, Fashion, and Culinary help you focus your talents and explore what you’re passionate about. In our collaborative environment, our instructors will guide and mentor you as we help you build the skills you need to start your creative career.
College Bound is an 11-week college experience for high school juniors and seniors to connect with others that share your interests while taking college level courses designed to help you grow, discover yourself, and create something awesome.
Whether you want to explore the essentials of drawing, design a website for your business, master your DSLR camera or discover the decadence of chocolate, our noncredit courses are immersive and focused, so they’re perfect for curious – but busy – people like you.
Students need to meet all requirements. The Art Grant is not offered at all Art Institute schools and the grant amounts vary by location; check with the school you’re considering attending for exceptions and details.
Culinaire Restaurant is the student-run restaurant at The International Culinary School at The Art Institute of Washington. Located just across the river from Washington, DC, Culinaire Restaurant provides our culinary students with real-world experience and instructional content—and provides diners with a unique culinary experience.
Under the supervision of Chef Michael Roll and an experienced and credentialed faculty of chef instructors, students create bistro-style dishes in the kitchen and run all aspects of the dining room. From food ordering and preparation to guest seating and serving, Culinaire Restaurant is a complete instructional environment for students that offers a quality dining experience to its patrons.
Culinaire Restaurant is open to the public; hours and the menu change quarterly. Please call 703-247-3841 for our hours and to make a reservation.
Learn more from some of our grads who’ve made a name for themselves as they talk about their education, their careers, what Creativity for Life means to them, and their advice for aspiring creative professionals.Explore all of our Alumni
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