Making art is easier than you think! Whether you’re interested in career or personal enrichment, taking courses as a stepping-stone to full-time studies, or just for the fun of it, we offer a wide range of short and long term courses, workshops, open studios and online courses.

ES fall

Winter Courses

Paint your heART out with NSCAD Extended Studies this winter! No experience necessary.

Registration is now open!



Extended Studies offers three certificates:

The School of Extended Studies Certificate in Digital Media

The Anna Leonowens Certificate in Gallery and Studio Management

Certificate in Creativity, Innovation, and the Entrepreneurial Mindset, delivered in partnership with Dalhousie Executive Education


March Break Camps

NSCAD Extended Studies March Break camps will be returning in person in 2022, from March 14th to 18th.

Registration is open now!


Contact and FAQs

Registration information and more!

Exhibitions and events

Exhibitions and Events

Download our Awesome Activity Book PDFs for FREE via the links below:
NSCAD’s Awesome Activity Book part 1
NSCAD’s Awesome Activity Book part 2

View our past exhibitions and events below!


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