CE Community Education

Adult Classes at PNCA

Through Community Education classes at Pacific Northwest College of Art, adults of all ages study art and design at the Northwest's premier art college. Our classes, taught by professional artists and designers, cover a wide range of areas in Studio Art, Design, and Digital Tools. And they're designed to be taken at pace that suits your life.  

adults drawing the figure from an easel

We offer workshops and classes for every skill level every term in in art, craft, and design. See all classes in our online Course Catalog and registration system.

Regularly offered classes in Studio Arts

Figure Studio
Printmaking Residency

Regularly offered classes in Design and Digital Tools

3D Design
Photoshop for Photographers
UX Research

Course Catalog

Classes Offered Year-round

These classes are offered year-round on a seasonal quarter schedule. Classes and workshops typically meet once per week on a weekday evening. We also offer a limited number of classes and workshops on weekday mornings and on weekends. And summer quarter features primarily weekend workshops, weeklong intensives as well as for-credit courses and institutes offered jointly with PNCA’s academic departments.

Fall Quarter — End of September through Thanksgiving
Winter Quarter — End of January through late March
Spring Quarter — Mid-April through mid-June
Summer Quarter — July - August 

All Community Education activities are available on an open enrollment basis, save for the certificate program and selected institutes and intensives that have application requirements. 

See currently available Adult Classes


QUESTIONS? Send an email to ce@pnca.edu. A response will be sent within one business day!