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)
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
T, Jan 19-Mar 8, 7:15-9:45pm  •  $195
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.