The Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design (RMCAD) is in Lakewood, a suburb of Denver, Colorado, USA. The college was founded in 1963 by Philip J. Steele, an artist and teacher.
RMCAD is an institution offering campus and online undergraduate and graduate degrees, fully accredited, with majors in Game Art, Graphic Design, Animation, Interior Design, Illustration, Art Education, and Fine Arts, with concentrations in Photography + Video Art, Sculpture, and Painting. Graduate degrees include a Master of Arts in Education, Leadership and Emerging Technologies and a Master of Arts in Design Strategy and Innovation.
RMCAD's Interior Design department includes a Green Design area of emphasis, the first accredited program of its kind.
RMCAD's campus contains eighteen historical buildings built in a variety of 20th-century architectural styles. The campus is the former site of the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS), included in the National Register of Historic Places listings in Jefferson County, Colorado.
Special learning facilities include a woodshop, ceramics studio, photography lab, professional sound studio, 283-seat auditorium, 35-seat audiovisual theater, large meeting rooms, and a Library/Resource Center.
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