The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) is excited to offer over 50 art and design courses to students from around the world this summer! Both emerging and established artists are invited to join SAIC faculty and other thinkers and creators for an exciting and immersive art-making experience in SAIC’s non-credit Adult Continuing Education program. Courses are available in a wide range of fields of study and manufacturing – from fashion design to painting to creative writing – as well as skills-based professional advancement courses in interior design, digital design programs including Adobe Photoshop and InDesign, color theory and more.

On-campus and online courses will be offered in multi-week summer sessions and one-week intensives starting in May, June, July and August.

Course offerings include:

SAIC also offers non-credit certificates designed to accommodate students with diverse interests and backgrounds. Programs take approximately one year to complete at a rate of one to two courses per year. semester, and courses are offered year-round in a variety of formats, including semester-long options, intensive courses, and both online and on-campus offerings.

Certificates are offered in the following areas: Drawing, Fashion, Graphic Design, Interior Design and Painting.

SAIC also offers art and design courses, programs and camps for children, middle school and high school students.

For more information and to register, visit

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