Illustration: A brown haired woman wearing a black long sleeved dress sits at a table facing a window. It is spring outside.

2024 Spring and Summer Calendar

Illustration by Susanne Reece (’20, current faculty)

As spring slowly arrives in New York and we begin preparing the studios for our summer intensive semester, we’d like to announce some important dates and exciting programming coming to MFAVN!

MFAVN Spring and Summer Calendar

Those marked in bold are open to the public, and some dates are still subject to change.

Wednesday, May 1 First Year Students, Mandatory Online Orientation 
Monday, May 6 Spring Semester Last Day of Classes
Monday, May 20 SVA Commencement at Radio City Music Hall
Monday, May 27 Memorial Day Holiday
Sunday, May 26 Dorms Available for Move-In
Thursday, May 30 First Year Students, Mandatory In-Person Orientation
Friday, May 31 Second and Third Year Students, Mandatory In-Person Orientation and Studio Move-In

MFAVN Community Lunch for All Students and Faculty

Saturday, June 1 MFAVN Community Activity for All Students and Faculty
Monday, June 3 Summer Semester First Day of Classes
Wednesday, June 19 Juneteenth Holiday, No Classes
Tuesday, July 2 – Wednesday, July 3

Monday, July 8 – Tuesday, July 9

Thesis Exhibition Install (Subject to change)
Wednesday, July 3 – Sunday, July 7 Fourth of July Holiday, No Classes
Wednesday, July 10 – Tuesday, July 23  OPEN TO THE PUBLIC: Class of 2024 Thesis Exhibition
Friday, July 19 Class of 2024 Graduation and Thesis Reception
Wednesday, July 24 – Thursday, July 25 Thesis Exhibition Deinstall (Subject to change)
Friday, July 26  OPEN TO THE PUBLIC: Class of 2025 Open Studios

Last Day of Classes

Sunday, July 28 Last Day for Studio Move-Out
Saturday, August 3 Last Day for Dorms Move-Out