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ArtCenter Extension

ArtCenter Extension offers more than 125 hands-on, non-degree courses for adults, teens and kids—and now these classes are available to you, no matter where you are in the world. So, plug in from wherever you are and get creative!

We’re here to support your journey no matter where you are in the process. If you’re just starting out and looking to have some fun finding your voice in visual culture – we’ve got entry-level courses in everything from Professional Car Design: The Basics, to comic book illustration and painting courses. For the more seasoned artist or designer interested in jumpstarting a creative career by brushing up on the latest techniques and technology, we offer immersive classes at all levels across a wide array of disciplines.

Our classes are taught by practicing artists and designers who share their personal stories and professional experiences. Not only will you learn new skills, but you’ll hear from them about real-life challenges and the rewards of a career in the creative fields.


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ArtCenter Online

Specially designed online Car Design and Creative Direction courses for teens and adults. Learn at your own pace or guided by an instructor. Register now!

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Stimulating courses and workshops in design and the visual arts for adults seeking personal enrichment and pursuing new professional pathways. Summer registration ends May 12—view courses

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ACX Teens

Introducing students in grades 9 through 12 to a world of creative, college and career opportunities. Summer registration ends June 2—view courses.

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ACX Kids

Playful and challenging art and design classes nurture creativity and visual literacy for kids in grades 4 through 8. Summer registration ends June 23—view courses.

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ACX course Branded Environments teaches students to create spaces with emotional impact

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Learn how we’ve prepped our instructors to provide an enriched online learning experience tailored for creative demos.

ArtCenter Extension

View the work of recent ACX students