The ACAD Pre-College Program prepares students in grades 11 and 12 for life at ACAD – immersing new artists and designers in an exciting four week program of studio based studies taught by ACAD Faculty. Find out if a degree in art or design is right for you by signing up for the Pre-College Program today!
ACAD's Extended Studies program opens the doors to thousands of Albertans each year, welcoming students of all ages into the studio setting. As an Extended Studies student, you can study visual art, media arts, and design in our well-equipped studios through a full year schedule of challenging and creative courses.
You can study visual art, media arts, and design in our well-equipped studios through a full year schedule of challenging and creative courses, workshops and special events designed to meet your creative learning goals. Each semester, Extended Studies offers:
Additional special opportunities include:
Extended Studies Instructors are professional artists, designers and writers with active practices in their fields. They will help you make the most of your creativity by promoting critical thinking and problem-solving, and will teach you effective technical skills for realizing your creative vision.
Extended Studies is recognized as an innovative provider of art and design experiences of unsurpassed quality and currency. We interact in a spirit of generosity and mutual respect with all of our colleagues in the arts, with our students and the world; exceeding expectations with every encounter.
You will find our current Fall + Winter 2013/14 course calendar on free stands throughout Calgary and online (PDF, 4 MB).