Pre-College Weekend Intensive: Painting

Experience an MCAD studio class in a two-day, hands-on intensive. Over one weekend, students will work on painting projects based on historical art movements or the work of famous artists. Projects may include still life, figurative or experimental assignments with assistance from instructors. Additional activities will include; technical demonstrations, guest artist discussions about studio practice and careers, and an information session with admissions counselors about portfolio development. This class is an opportunity for young artists to learn and work in an immersive studio class environment. / Materials fee of $40 in addition to tuition. / Open to students ages 15–18. MCAD strictly adheres to these age guidelines and is unable to allow exceptions. / View complete policies.

Prerequisites: Previous drawing and painting experience helpful, but not required.

What to bring: Pen or pencil; notebook or sketchbook; and a packed lunch. The materials fee for this class will cover the required supplies.

What to wear: Clothes appropriate for messy creativity.

Please Register Before: March 11
If the minimum enrollment is not met by the deadline above, the class will be canceled on this date. Registration will remain open after this date if the minimum enrollment has been met.
Class Savings
Register on or before January 18 and save $25.
Register for more than one class at a time and receive $25 off each additional class (same-day registrations only).
Additional savings. Are you eligible?
Contact MCAD Continuing Education at or call 612.874.3765.

Course Details

SE 1602 SP19
Date Start: 
Saturday, March 16, 2019
Date End: 
Sunday, March 17, 2019
9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Morrison Building, Room M109
Age Group: 
Age Requirement: 
Open to students ages 15-18
Days of Week: 
Pre-College Studio Intensive
School Year Classes
Drawing and Painting
Previous drawing and painting experience helpful, but not required,