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Personal Enrichment Programs

Personal Enrichment Programs

At a glance


What: Engaging learning experiences for lifelong learners of all ages and interests

Who: Taught by highly qualified UW–Madison faculty, researchers, experts, and professional practitioners in each program area

Where/when: Throughout the year in Madison-area face-to-face programs as well as dozens of online classes

Questions? Email info@dcs.wisc.edu or call 608‑262‑1156

 

Diverse group of young adults in a modern dance class.

Programs in the arts, languages, writing, and more that will enrich your experience as a lifelong learner

Continuing Studies offers personal enrichment programs for you to explore new interests, develop new skills, and enrich your life. Students of all ages enjoy unique learning experiences year-round through Madison-area classes, online learning, festivals and conferences, educational travel, and more.

 

Art

Inspirational art instruction and innovative courses for every skill level. Paint, draw, design, cultivate creativity, or learn the business of art.

Dance and Movement

Move body and spirit with classes and workshops tailored to adult movers. Try a new dance, return to an old passion, or move for health and well-being.

Educational Travel

Explore different cultures and ways of thinking through many world languages. Online and in-person experiences improve skills for conversation, travel, or business.

History and Humanities

Experience the world through lectures and conversations on history, literature, and culture. Wander through a variety of times, places, and topics with courses ranging from a single lecture to multiple weeks.

Languages

Explore different cultures and ways of thinking through many world languages. Online and in-person experiences improve skills for conversation, travel, or business.

Music

Find joy in music, from theory to vocals to playing an instrument. Online and in-person courses are suitable for adults, and Summer Music Clinics build skills for junior and high school students.

Writing

Make an impact through fiction, poetry, memoir, and manuscripts. Conferences, in-person and online classes, workshops, and critique services led by experts bring enlightenment to the writing process.