Evening and weekend classes for adults


Continuing Education classes at Columbus College of Art & Design are available for adults interested in life-long learning. From Adobe Creative classes to courses in Figure Drawing, Digital Photography and more, our classes provide a great way for people with an interest in art to explore their skills and encourage creative thinking. 

During spring and fall, classes typically run Saturdays, 9–11:30 a.m. and Wednesdays, 7–9:30 p.m., and span 10 weeks. In summer, classes run Wednesdays, 7–9:30 p.m., and span five weeks.

Spring and fall classes cost $350 and summer classes cost $175, including tuition and registration. Students are required to provide their own materials. 

Are you a veteran or a CCAD alum?

Veterans and CCAD alumni can save 10% on all Columbus College of Art & Design Continuing & Professional classes, including weekend and evening classes and professional workshops. Email takeaclass@ccad.edu to get your promo code.

In a nutshell

Fall classes | July 15–Sept. 5
Spring classes | Nov. 1–Jan. 5
Summer classes | Feb. 1–May 30

Classes: Digital Photography, Figure Drawing, Oil Painting, Jewelry, Intro to Adobe Creative Suite, Book Making, Watercolor, and more

Upcoming class dates: 
Fall 2019 | Sept. 10–Nov. 16 
Spring 2020 | Jan. 14–March 21
Fall 2020 | Sept. 8–Nov.14
Spring 2021 | Jan. 12–March 20

Spring & Fall | 10-week program
9–11:30 a.m. Saturdays | 7–9:30 p.m. weekdays 
Summer | 5-week program
7–9:30 p.m. weekdays 

Program cost: $175–$350

Materials for adult continuing education classes are supplied for the first session when you will receive a supply list for materials for the rest of the class.

Refund and withdrawal policy

By registering for classes, you accept responsibility for paying for the entire session regardless of the method of payment and/or attendance in class. CCAD does not have an automatic withdrawal policy. Nonattendance does not constitute official withdrawal from one or more classes. To withdraw from a course and /or request a refund, you must submit your request in writing. Tuition and fees are non-transferable.

  • One full week prior to start of class 100% less $75 administration fee
  • After first class but before second class 60%
  • After second class but before third class 40%
  • No refunds thereafter

Locations & parking information

Here’s a map of our campus.

Click here to read more info about parking options when visiting CCAD.