As part of our mission to support and foster Wilmington’s creative community, we offer a variety of community education programs for artists of any age and experience level.
Please watch for a new Adult Continuing Education initiative announcement in October 2022!
For teen Pre-College programs, please visit DCAD’s Eventbrite page. Fall programs will be available starting August 22, 2022.
Want the full DCAD experience?
We welcome artists at any stage of their careers. For more information, please explore our programs of study and choose the area that interests you most.
Continuing Education courses are open to all members of our community (high school age and up) and have been developed to foster personal and professional growth. New classes will be announced soon!
The Delaware College of Art and Design is located on the Market Street Mall in the heart of Wilmington’s Downtown Historic District, a few blocks from Rodney Square, the Grand Opera House, the Christina Cultural Center, and Delaware History Museum, as well as many other downtown destinations. DCAD is easily accessible by multiple DART buses. Street parking is also readily available at no charge after 6:00 pm.
Tuition for each course is indicated as a part of the course description. A one-time per semester, non-refundable registration fee is required. Tuition and fees must be paid in full before the start of the class. Registration is taken on a first-come, first-serve basis.
If you’d like more information about DCAD’s CE programs, please visit our policies and procedures page.
Yes. All Community Education instructors and students will be required to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination or religious or medical exemption documentation within 72 hours of registering.
Photos of vaccination cards or other exemption documentation should be sent to [email protected].
Visit DCAD’s Coronavirus page for more details about vaccination requirements and exemption information.