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Continuing Education

Continuing Education . Overview

Continuing Education + Community
Outreach

May 5, 2020: In response to ongoing concern about the coronavirus, and upon recommendation by Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine, the Cleveland Institute of Art is moving summer courses to an online platform in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19. Click here for more information.

About Continuing Education at CIA

Our Mission

CIA’s Continuing Education and Community Outreach (CECO) program offers dynamic art and design classes through unique course content and access to high-quality faculty and facilities. Each semester we serve adults and students in grades 5-12 by helping each individual learn new techniques or improve existing skills.

Our courses for adults and young artists cover a wide range of processes and mediums, and can accommodate all skill levels. Evening classes for adults take place once a week for an eight-week session. Young Artist's classes are held on Saturdays during the spring and fall semesters for eight weeks, and are Monday through Friday during the summer for two weeks.

Course Registration

Our summer registration is now closed. Please check back for updates on future courses.

Our Programming

Young Artists Classes

Pre-College

Scholastic Art & Writing

Teacher Workshops

Summer Teacher Residency

Pay-as-you-go Life Drawing

Questions?

Contact us at ce@cia.edu.

Note: Our staff is currently working from home and responding to email inquiries.

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Pre-College

Pre-College Program

Experience the life of an art student at CIA through this two-week residential program.