News & Events

Whether or not you can come for a visit, you can stay abreast of the latest news from our programs. Whether it’s a new faculty appointment, a scholarship announcement, a visiting writer or artist or program news, we'll keep you informed as well as inspired.



Fall Open House Saturday, September 22, 9 AM - 4 PM

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Hunger Mountain 2017 extends contests deadline; judges announced

Hunger Mountain is pleased to announce the 2017 contest judges, and to extend the deadline for entries by one week.

MAT in Art & Design Education announces new VCFA Teach Scholarship

All students enrolling in VCFA’s MAT in Art & Design Education program for summer 2017 will automatically receive a $4,000 VCFA Teach Scholarship to support their goal of teaching art and design at the K-12 level.


MFA in Writing welcomes new Program Director Melissa Hammerle

VCFA has announced that Melissa Hammerle will become the new MFA in Writing program director beginning Dec. 1. 

VCFA announces $100K in new scholarship funding for incoming MFA in Music Composition students

The MFA in Music Composition program has announced $100,000 in new scholarship funds for the incoming class starting this winter.