At a glance

What: High-quality art instruction and innovative programming for every skill level in painting, drawing, design, the cultivation of creativity, and the business of art

Who: Taught by leading artists and educators from UW-Madison and across the region

Certification: Programs meet multiple requirements and standards for continuing education

Questions? Contact Lori O’Neill at or 608‑263‑6322, or view our Frequently Asked Questions»


Artwork by Philip Salamone

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Upcoming programs
(Click class title for details and to register)
Sa, Feb 6-Mar 12, 9am-noon  •  $185
Sun, Feb 7-Apr 24, 9am-noon (no class Mar 20, Mar 27)  •  $195
Sun, Feb 7-Apr 10, 1:30-4pm (no class Mar 20, Mar 27)  •  $195
F, Feb 12-Mar 18, 9am-noon  •  $175
T, Feb 23-Apr 5, 1-3:30pm (no class Mar 22)  •  $165
Th, Feb 25-Apr 7, 1-3:30pm (no class Mar 24)  •  $165
F, Feb 26-Mar 18, 10am-12:30pm  •  $165
T, Mar 1-Apr 26, 10am-12:30pm (no class Mar 22)  •  $195
Th, Mar 3, 3-6pm  •  $45.00
Sa, Mar 12, 9am-5pm  •  $80
F, Mar 25-May 13, 10am-12:30pm  •  $195
F, Mar 25-May 13, 1-3:30pm  •  $195
F, Apr 1-29, 9am-noon  •  $165
Sun, Apr 3-May 8, 9am-noon  •  $190
T, Apr 12-May 3, 1-3:30pm  •  $110
Sa, Apr 30, 9am-5pm  •  $80
Conferences, retreats, more
Provides statewide art workshops and exhibits for nonprofessional artists.
When you visit Continuing Studies, be sure to enjoy the Art Gallery on the 7th floor, established to provide a resource for artists to display their art in a public education environment.

Click here to view a complete list of Continuing Studies Art programs.