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Art Institute of Atlanta launches fashion design program

Beginning this quarter (August 20), the Art Institute of Atlanta will begin educating aspiring designers with the launch of its Fashion Design program. Enrolled students can apply to begin working towards a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Fashion Design degree.

AIA fashion design programs cover the basics such as color theory, fashion drawing, patternmaking and more and offer students the opportunity to use the same technology used by today’s industry professionals.

To celebrate the launch of the program, AIA is hosting a week of free public events. Here is a schedule of the happenings:

Monday, August 3, 2015 at 2 pm
What: Fashion round table with industry professionals and alumni from The Art Institute of Atlanta
Where: The Gallery, The Art Institute of Atlanta, 6600 Peachtree Dunwoody Road, N.E., Atlanta

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at 5 pm
What: Fashion design competition with Microsoft, in partnership with the Digital Fashion Group
Where: Lenox Square, 3393 Peachtree Rd., Atlanta

Wednesday, August 5, 2015 at 5 pm
What: Reception for the gallery show “La Mode à la française”
Where: The Gallery, The Art Institute of Atlanta, 6600 Peachtree Dunwoody Road, N.E., Atlanta
“La Mode à la française” challenged students to create looks, inspired by French designers, out of unconventional materials. The garments will be on display through September 9, 2015.

La Mode à la française 3

Thursday, August 6, 2015 at 5pm
What: Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the Fashion Design program and lab
Where: Fashion Lab (2nd Floor). The Art Institute of Atlanta, 6600 Peachtree Dunwoody Road, N.E., Atlanta

Friday, August 7, 2015 at 12 pm
What: Fashion Pop Up Store with local retailers and small business owners
Where: The Gallery, The Art Institute of Atlanta, 6600 Peachtree Dunwoody Road, N.E., Atlanta

For more information on programs, visit www.artinstitutes.edu.


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