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Finding Images: Otis History: Past and Present


The Otis Archives are now online with over 1,000 images, including the entire 80 pages of the 1975 historical document, The Otis Story.

What's in a Name?

The College has had seven different names in the last 100 years:

1918 - The Otis Art Institute of the Los Angeles Museum of History, Science & Art

1936 - Otis Art Institute

1954 - The Los Angeles County Art Institute

1961 - The Otis Art Institute of LA County

1978 - Otis Art Institute of Parsons School of Design

1992 - Otis School of Art and Design

1993 - Otis College of Art and Design

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