Art

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 loneill@dcs.wisc.edu 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)
F-Su, July 17-19, 8am-7pm  •  Fees vary
Sa, July 18, 9am-5pm  •  $80
Sa, Sept 12, 9am-5pm  •  $80
S, Sept 12 & 26, Oct 10 & 24, Nov 7 & 21, Dec 5 & 19, 9 am-noon  •  $195
Sa, Sept 12-Oct 17, 9am-noon  •  $185
Su, Sept 13-Nov 15, 9am-noon  •  $195
T, Sept 15-Nov 17, 1-3:30pm No class Oct 6 and Oct 20  •  $195
T, Sept 15-Nov 3, 7:15-9:45pm  •  $195
W, Sept 16-Nov 18, 7:15-10:15pm  •  $195
M, Sept 21-Nov 9, 10am-12:30pm (no class Oct 5 and Oct 12)  •  $165
M, Sept 21-Nov 9, 1-3:30pm (no class Oct 5 and Oct 12)  •  $165
Th, Sept 24-Nov 12, 10am-12:30pm  •  $195
Th, Sept 24-Nov 12, 1-3:30pm (no class Oct 8 and Oct 15)  •  $165
F, Sept 25-Nov 13, 8am-noon  •  $195
F, Sept 25-Nov 13, 9am-noon  •  $195
F, Sept 25-Oct 16, 10am-12:30pm  •  $110
F, Sept 25-Oct 16, 1-3:30pm  •  $110
Sa, Sept 26, 8am-5pm  •  $45 seminar, lunch and awards (all day) | $20 morning gallery gathering (morning) | $0 awards ceremony only (afternoon) |
Sa, Sept 26-Nov 14, noon-3pm  •  $195
Sun, Sept 27-Nov 15, 1:30-4pm  •  $195
W, Oct 7-Nov 11, 10am-noon  •  $195
W, Oct 7-Nov 11, 7:15-10:15pm  •  $190
W, Oct 14-Dec 2, 10am-12:30pm  •  $195
W, Oct 14-Dec 2, 1-3:30 pm  •  $195
Sa, Oct 24-Dec 5, 9am-noon (no class Nov 28)  •  $205 (includes $20 required supply fee)
F/Sa, Nov 6-7, 9am-3pm  •  $260
Sa, Nov 14, 9am-5pm  •  $80
Conferences, retreats, more
Provides statewide art workshops and exhibits for nonprofessional artists.
For more than 50 years, SOA has provided creative nourishment to thousands of artists and seekers to satisfy their curiosity and cultivate their muses.
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.