Continuing Education

Delaware College of Art and Design


Classes and workshops in art and design!

Download Spring 2017 Continuing Education Catalog

'A great artistic environment.'  Andrea L.

DCAD is a college of art and design located in downtown Wilmington, Delaware, offering non-degree, part-time continuing education courses to the community.

Winter classes begin Monday, Jan. 9, 2017. Spring classes begin Monday, Feb. 20, 2017 with many workshops and classes available throughout the semester. Register now for classes and workshops! For more information, to visit, or register via phone, please call 302.622.8867 x.110.
Continuing Education at the Delaware College of Art and Design is dedicated to providing opportunities for inspired teens and adults to realize their artist potential in an engaging environment: our professional art and design community. 
DCAD invites you to join a community of aspiring and professional artists and designers who are committed to a lifetime of learning through continuing education. The Continuing Education Program at DCAD is dedicated to providing the community with dynamic courses that foster personal and professional growth. You will find that DCAD delivers challenging and inspiring courses, the convenience of a downtown Wilmington location, the flexibility of an evening or weekend schedule, and personalized, small classes conducted by an engaging and supportive faculty of working artists and design professionals – all focused on your success.

Join us to sharpen skills, enhance your artistic abilities and advance your career through classes in these areas:

Web and Graphic Design

Fine Arts/Studio Art

Interior Design

Jewelry Design


Young Artist Programs (for High School Students)  

Register now for classes and workshops! For more information, to visit, or register via phone, please call 302.622.8867 x.110.

Download Continuing Education Student Handbook 

To see samples of our work from the Continuing Education Exhibition, visit

Continuing Education classes and workshops are open to the community and are perfect for:

• High school students who wish to build their portfolios;

• New or current artists interested in learning new techniques and working in new media;

• Professionals who wish to accelerate their careers by adding new creative and technical skills;

• Non-degree seeking students who value the flexibility of evening & weekend classes.  

DCAD's Office of Continuing Education also offers structured Certificate Programs which provide students with the opportunity to accelerate their careers through focused, compact courses that develop the creative and technical skills needed to excel in the areas of Art & Design, Interior Design, Photography, Web Design, Graphic Design and a Combined Certificate in Web & Graphic Design.  Please browse our online catalog or contact our staff to find out more about the many opportunities to enhance your career, artistic abilities, and lifestyle through Continuing Education at DCAD. If you would like a tour of the College or an opportunity to sit in on a class, contact 302.622.8867 x.110 or email  

See the Registration page for materials and book lists.


Have you visited downtown Wilmington lately? We invite you to visit: DCAD is a cultural anchor, with over 150 students living in two residences on Market Street, monthly gallery openings, restaurants, theatres and shopping within walking distance of the College. Wilmington is a lively and welcoming environment for artists and designers.

Since classes fill up quickly, we recommend that you register at least a week in advance of the class start date.  Register now!  Register online or call 302.622.8867 ext. 110 for more information.

An enrollment confirmation and supply/material list will be emailed to each student prior to the class start date.

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