Continuing Studies

KCAD has the perfect class for you.

The Continuing Studies Department at Kendall College of Art and Design offers non-credit classes for youth, adults and professionals. 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...

View Courses & Workshops beginning in March & April

Winter session youth, adult and pro courses, workshops, and more.

Integrating for Impact 2016

This intensive workshop has been designed specifically for working professionals from business and social sectors looking to gain tools in human-centered design and design thinking strategies.

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Classes include:

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

Go Folio - Youth Courses

At KCAD, youth are given the room, support and resources to grow their creativity into a strong foundation for the future. We offer youth courses on Saturdays and day camps during Spring and Summer Breaks. KCAD will also create tailor-made youth classes for your home school group or scout troop. Call our office at 616.451.2787 x3012 for more information.

Grow Folio - Adult 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.

Pro Folio - Professional Development

We offer you a variety of courses for designers, studio artists, educators, and businesses. 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.

Program Highlights

Portfolio Camp: Prepare your portfolio for college application

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.

Integrating for Impact: De-mystifying the language and practice of design and innovation

Design Thinking, Human Centered Design: you've heard the buzz words ... Now learn the tools and how to use them to achieve innovation. This intensive workshop has been designed specifically for working professionals from business and social sectors.

Customized Workplace Training: Industry workshops at your location or ours

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

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