The Center for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at ArtCenter College of Design

Our commitment to a diverse, equitable and inclusive learning environment is fundamental to our values and our curriculum.

Graduate Industrial Design Student, Brandon Comer speaking at the Fall 2019 ArtCenter Military & Veteran Luncheon

The student from the suburbs, the student from Peru, the student from poverty and the student from wealth—all have much to bring and should be equally valued. The diversity of authentic contribution and exploration of personal vision is at the heart of a shared creative community.


  • When Words Fail Us: Visual Narratives with Maggie Steber
    Dec 09, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM PST
    You’re invited to ArtCenter Photo’s upcoming virtual Artist Talk, “When Words Fail Us: Visual Narratives with Maggie Steber”. December 9th | 4PM PT/7PM ET | On Zoom
  • TBD
    ArtCenter DEI Community Hub Event
    Time is TBD
Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer Aaron Bruce addresses new ArtCenter students during orientation week


"Diversity work is serious. People's lives are connected to it. Humanity is connected to it."

- Dr. Aaron Bruce, Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer

ArtCenter Faculty member, James Meraz with Environmental Design student Chahn Sung.


The Center for DEI at ArtCenter is proud to work closely with external partners locally and globally to bring vibrant and meaningful programming to the ArtCenter community.

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