Updates on Reopening SVA
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Watch John Waters Deliver the Keynote Speech at SVA’s 2020 Commencement

“Artists are magicians: you can see what others can not, have a secret language, the power to make others follow . . . and you can change history with one ludicrous idea.” — John Waters

Commencement 2021

SVA will conduct its second virtual commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 23rd, 2021 at 7pm EDT. The event will be live-streamed here, on this page, as well as on Facebook Live. Updates will be posted here as they become available.


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