Continuing Studies

KCAD has the perfect class for you.

Our Continuing Studies program offers non-credit classes for beginners and professionals, in everything from drawing to sculpture and interior design to computer art. Use the links below to view courses online, or click on one of the the "Schedule of Classes" links to the left to view our current catalogs.

Up and Coming...

Spring Break Day Camps

Half-day workshops for youth ages 6-17. Morning and afternoon options availabe.
April 6-10

Oak Park Architecture Tour (Oak Park, IL)

Take a day trip with fellow Frank Lloyd Wright enthusiasts!
May 15, 2015

View Summer Session Courses

Register by April 20 for a 10% early registration discount.
Adult and Pro courses begin May 11.
Youth Day Camps begin June 15th.

Portfolio Camp

Portfolio Camp is a two week, on-campus experience that helps high school students discover what it means to be enrolled at KCAD.
Session I | July 13 - 24, 2015
Session II | August 3 - 14, 2015

Important dates

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Grow Folio - Adult Courses

Go Folio - Youth Courses

Here's your chance to learn more about the areas you are interested in, from a college known for its expertise in art. We have classes for those just starting to explore their artistic talents and for those looking to learn more! Click here to view classes and visit our secure online registration system.

We also offer youth day camps during Spring and Summer Breaks. KCAD will create tailor-made youth classes for your home school group or scout troop. Call our office at 616.451.2787 x3012 for more information.

Click here to view courses.

Classes include:

Drawing, painting, photography, computer art, interior design, jewelry, fibers, ceramics, sculpture, and more. Download the current Schedule of Classes by clicking on the link to the left.

Pro Folio - Professional Development

You've worked hard to get where you are. But you know that today's fast paced industries don't rest on their laurels, and neither do you. We offer you a variety of courses for designers, studio artists, educators, and businesses, on everything from AutoCAD to e-commerce. Because the most important knowledge isn't what you've already learned, it's what you've yet to discover. Click here to view classes and visit our secure online registration system.

Click here for Professional Development Courses and Conferences.

We develop customized classes for your business in areas like Design, Design Thinking, Computers, Business Innovation, and much more. Call our office at 616.451.2787 x1139 for more information

Portfolio Camp

Over the course of two weeks at KCAD’s Portfolio Camp, you’ll become completely immersed in an artistic and cultural exploration that will change the way you think about your creative potential. Develop a portfolio suitable for college entrance interviews and scholarship competitions by practicing observational drawing and design drawing with the guidance of expert instructors. You’ll also explore other media, like Ceramics, Photography, Digital Printing, and more in our state-of-the-art studios.

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