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The Art Institute of California—Los Angeles - a campus of Argosy University

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The Art Institute of California—Los Angeles, a campus of Argosy University

2900 31st Street, Santa Monica, CA 90405-3035   |    1.310.752.4700

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Pursue your creative education in the entertainment capital of the world

Pursue your creative education in the entertainment capital of the world

The Art Institute of California—Los Angeles, a campus of Argosy University, is located in a region known for filmmaking, fine food, and high fashion. Here, you'll learn in an area known worldwide as the entertainment industry's home base.

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Areas of Study offered at The Art Institute of California—Los Angeles, a campus of Argosy University

Our degree programs in the areas of Design, Media Arts, Fashion, and Culinary help you focus your talents and explore what you’re passionate about. In our collaborative environment, our instructors will guide and mentor you as we help you build the skills you need to start your creative career.

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There’s nothing like seeing our creative community for yourself. Meet our faculty, learn more about the technology you’ll use, and get acquainted with our support staff, including Career Services. You can either attend Open House or arrange for a personal tour.

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We realize you have questions (that’s good) because your education is a major investment. We’ll talk about your interests, and what program is a good fit for you. And our Financial Aid staff can help you review your options, including merit- and need-based scholarships, and will help you navigate the process. Contact us to get moving on your tomorrow.

The Art Institute of California--Los-Angeles - a campus of Argosy University - Bistro 31
The Art Institute of California--Los-Angeles - a campus of Argosy University - Bistro 31

Bistro 31

Bistro 31 is the restaurant operated by students of The International Culinary School at The Art Institute of California—Los Angeles. The restaurant offers a contemporary approach to international cuisine and flavors. It's Zagat-rated and proudly presents high-quality dishes at affordable prices.

The students who work in the bistro are in their final-quarter of culinary school. The restaurant experience provides them with the opportunity to practice both the theory and culinary artistry that they've learned. Working at Bistro 31 gives students hands-on experience with menu creation, food prep, management, money handling, and customer service


Our menu changes seasonally to incorporate fresh and flavorful ingredients. On occasion, the bistro also features special menus such as a three-course "Taste of Truffle" menu or a celebrity chef inspired prix fixe.

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Alumni success stories

Get inspired by the stories of our alumni and the opportunities that exist for creative people like you. Learn about their careers and insights about their education from Art Institutes schools across the country.

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