Give your career a creative edge.

With everything from one-day workshops, an array of art courses, weeklong summer campsmicro-credentials, to one-year certificate, Continuing Education provides programming for anyone dedicated to self-improvement, professional development, or life-long learning. 

Find it all at AUArts' School of Continuing Education and Professional Development.​

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Adult Summer Courses are Open!

Summer 2023 Personal Interest

Bring the heat this summer with full week art courses in our world class studios. 

Register for a summer course now!

Continuing Education Painting Course


Stand out from the crowd. Learn sought-after, career defining skills in ten weeks or less. AUArts Micro-credentials are a flexible way to learn practical real-world skills and amplify your career at your own pace. 

Animation Micro-Credentials

Registration Open

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Pre-College Program Application Deadline, June 9, 2023

2023 Pre-College Program

Want to get creative and experience a slice of university life this summer?

Pre-College offers valuable experience in the studio, building your portfolio, working with like-minded artist and earning credits towards your post-secondary education.

Submit your application by June 9, 2023!

Summer Camps

Teen courses & kids camps

Watch your child’s imagination grow as they learn to express themselves through art in one of AUArts theme-based kids camps including Cartooning, Space Quest, Unicorn Magic, and more!

Nurture your teen’s creativity with one of AUArts studio-based summer art and design courses in Animation, Cartooning, Drawing, Fashion and more.

2023 Registration NOW OPEN!

KIDS CAMPS Summer 2023 Register Now

University pathway programs


Want to pursue your creative dreams but don’t quite have the marks yet? Artstream will help get you there.


Pre-College program

Get creative and experience a slice of university life in our Pre-College program this summer. 

Apply by June 9, 2023!

Don't miss out on a chance to get a head start on your future. 

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2023 Workshops stay tuned


Turn your art or creative ideas into a sustainable business with specific professional skills artists need, to succeed.

Stay Tuned for 2023 Workshop dates!


Animation certificate

Our Animation Certificate program will prepare you to explore many roles in the creative technology industry. This one-year certificate program is offered online with courses taking place during evenings and weekends. 

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Complement your education and build your skills portfolio with our short burst, one to three-hour Bootcamps, delivered by experts in their field. Take one or as many as you'd like! 

Enhance your skills with bootcamps across topics designed specially by AUArts Professional Development and our partners across many industries. 

Sponsored by

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Workshops & bootcamps

Build fundamental skills for career success in our entrepreneurial workshops, or one-to-three hour bootcamps.

Workshops & Bootcamps

Personal interest courses

Join an array of arts courses taught by practicing artists and professionals. Drawing, Painting, Ceramics, Design, and more.

Personal interest

Teen courses & kids camps

Creative exploration for young people, led by professional artists.

Teen courses and kids camps