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

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


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Upcoming programs
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8 weeks; Sun, Sep 24-Nov 19, 9am-noon (no class Oct 8)  •  $195
8 weeks; Thu, Oct 5-Dec 7, 10am-12:30pm (no class Nov 9, Nov 23)  •  $195
4 weeks; Thu, Oct 19-Nov 16, 1-3:30pm (no class Nov 9)  •  $95
6 weeks; Sun, Oct 22-Nov 26, 9-11:30am  •  $155
6 weeks; Sat, Oct 28-Dec 9, 9-11:30am (no class Nov 25)  •  $155
Sat, Nov 11, 9am-3:30pm  •  $80
Sat, Apr 14, 9am-3:30pm  •  $80
Conferences, retreats, more
Provides statewide art workshops and exhibits for nonprofessional artists.
Held at the beautiful UW Arboretum. Choose from a variety of one-day and three-day workshops in watercolor, acrylics, pastels, collage, mixed media, and creativity.
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.