|Location Brampton Road
Notable alumni Charlie Hunnam, Helen Skelton, Keith Tyson, Sheila Fell, Margaret Harrison
Similar University of Cumbria, University of Cumbria - Brampton, St Martin's College, University of Cumbria - Ambleside, Holborn College
The Cumbria Institute of the Arts was a further and higher education institution in Carlisle, Cumbria, England.
Founded as the Society for the Encouragement of Fine Arts in 1822, it proceeded as the Carlisle College of Art, from 1950, and switched to Cumbria Institute of the Arts from Cumbria College of Art and Design in 2001.
The Institute merged with St Martin's College (founded in Lancaster) to form the University of Cumbria on 1 August 2007. Cumbria Institute became the University's Faculty of Arts.