How The Academy of Art University Plays A Big Part Of New York Fashion Week

New York Fashion Week is one of the premiere fashion events of the year. New names are discovered among both the models and fashion designers featured at this annual event. The Academy of Art University has a School of Fashion that for twenty-one years in a row has held their runway showcase, the latest taking place on September 9th, 2017, during this event. The show was held at Skylight Clarkson Square which for that week is the center of the fashion world. Ten graduates of their program were part of New York Fashion Week. What they showed off were five womenswear collections, two for men, as well as two collaborations.

The Academy of Arts University is an art school located in San Francisco. It is a for-profit institution that first opened its doors in 1929. At the present time it has over 280 teachers as well as about 1150 part-time employees that teach on a part-time basis. The student body is made up of around 12,600 people making it the largest school of its type in America. It is also one of the biggest property owners in San Francisco as its main campus in the South of Market district is substantial in size.

It was in 2007 that the Academy of Arts University was accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. They have a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree that can be obtained through either attending in person or online. Another one of their degree programs, the Master of Architecture degree, earned its accreditation in 2006 which was given to it by the National Architectural Accrediting Board.

The Academy of Art University Automobile Museum is a very popular cultural building that is enjoyed by the general public. They have 200 of the rarest vintage car collections in the world. A recent valuation that was conducted by Forbes placed the value at a figure somewhere north of $70 million. The collection of cars includes the 1933 Pierce-Arrow Silver Arrow as well as the Tucker 48.