Welcome to Alberta College of Art + Design (ACAD).

ACAD acknowledges that it rests on the traditional Treaty 7 territories of the Blackfoot people and in the spirit of our efforts to promote reconciliation, we acknowledge the traditional territories and oral practices of the Blackfoot Confederacy (Siksika, Piikani and Kainai), the Tsuut’ina (Sarcee), the Stoney Nakoda First Nations (Bearspaw, Chiniki and Wesley), the Metis Nation (Region 3) and all those who make their homes in the Treaty 7 region of Southern Alberta.

Since 1926, ACAD has inspired thousands of students to pursue their dreams. 

As Alberta's only dedicated art, craft and design institution, we're proud to play an important role in nurturing creativity and driving innovation in our province and around the world. From our academic programs to grass-roots community partnerships, there's a lot going on at ACAD – we hope you'll join us.

What makes ACAD so unique?

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