Give your career a creative edge.

Continuing Education provides programming for anyone dedicated to self-improvement, professional development, and lifelong learning.

With everything from an array of adult art courses, weeklong summer campsonline micro-credentials, Pre-College Program, to university our pathway program, Artstream

Find it all at AUArts' School of Continuing Education and Professional Development in Calgary, Alberta. 

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Adult Winter Courses:
Available Now!

Winter 2024 Personal Interest

It's the most wonderful time of the year! Set the tone for your new year now by registering for a 2024 art course.

Continuing Education Painting Course


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Animation Micro-Credentials

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.

Focus on specialized, competency-based learning and assessments that align with industry standard skills.

Registration Open

SAVE 15% OFF your Micro-credential with Code: MICRO15

Offer valid until December 31, 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 closed.

See you next summer!

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University pathway programs


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

Artstream is a university transition program that provides a bridge to art, craft and design applicants with accepted portfolios who do not meet AUArts’ academic or English proficiency requirements.

Fall 2024 Applications Open Now!

Apply by February 1, 2024

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Pre-College program

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

Curious about pursuing a degree here at AUArts? Get a feel for the life of our students with Pre-College, a 4-week intensive summer program where you can develop your portfolio and earn 3-credits towards your post-secondary education.

Applications Open February 5, 2024

Pre-College program


Learn sought-after, career defining skills in ten weeks or less.


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