Continuing Education

Delaware College of Art and Design

'A great artistic environment.'  Andrea L.

Download Winter Spring 2014 Catalog


DCAD is a college of art and design located in downtown Wilmington, Delaware, offering non-degree, part-time continuing education courses to the community.  

DCAD invites you to join a community of aspiring and professional artists and designers who are committed to a lifetime of learning through continuing education. The Continuing Education Program at DCAD is dedicated to providing the community with dynamic courses that foster personal and professional growth. You will find that DCAD delivers challenging and inspiring courses, the convenience of a downtown Wilmington location, the flexibility of an evening or weekend schedule, and personalized, small classes conducted by an engaging and supportive faculty of working artists and design professionals – all focused on your success.

The six-week Winter semester begins January 6. The 12-week Spring semester begins February 17, with many workshops and courses scheduled throughout each semester.  

View Summer Pre-College Art Studio Week - July 21 through July 25, 2014

Download Continuing Education Student Handbook 

Download Winter Spring 2014 catalog

Register online or call 302.622.8867 ext. 110 for more information.

Join us to sharpen skills, enhance your artistic abilities and advance your career through classes in these areas:

Web and Graphic Design

Fine Arts/Studio Art

Interior Design

Jewelry Design

Photography

Young Artist Programs (for High School Students)  

Continuing Education classes and workshops are open to the community and are perfect for:

• High school students who wish to build their portfolios;

• New or current artists interested in learning new techniques and working in new media;

• Professionals who wish to accelerate their careers by adding new creative and technical skills;

• Non-degree seeking students who value the flexibility of evening & weekend classes.  

DCAD's Office of Continuing Education also offers structured Certificate Programs which provide students with the opportunity to accelerate their careers through focused, compact courses that develop the creative and technical skills needed to excel in the areas of Art & Design, Interior Design, Photography, Web Design, Graphic Design and a Combined Certificate in Web & Graphic Design.  Please browse our online catalog or contact our staff to find out more about the many opportunities to enhance your career, artistic abilities, and lifestyle through Continuing Education at DCAD. If you would like a tour of the College or an opportunity to sit in on a class, contact 302.622.8867 x.110 or email jcampbell@dcad.edu.  

Have you visited downtown Wilmington lately? We invite you to visit: DCAD is a cultural anchor, with over 150 students living in two residences on Market Street, monthly gallery openings, restaurants, theatres and shopping within walking distance of the College - and offers free parking in the evening for our Continuing Ed students. Wilmington is a lively and welcoming environment for artists and designers.

Since classes fill up quickly, we recommend that you register at least a week in advance of the class start date. Registration may be done online, in person or via phone (302.622.8867 x.110).