Create a critical consciousness.

Engaging in the arts, whether through required courses or extracurricular activities, is valuable in developing essential skills that professionals need, like critical thinking and observational and communication skills, as well as bias awareness and empathy.

MICA offers Community Education courses and workshops in pastel painting, figure drawing, oil painting, open studio model sessions, and seminars on art collecting.

Learn more by exploring our Course List.

Featured Course

The Figure in Mixed Media

While the human form has been the subject of anatomical study throughout art history, it has also served as a mutable symbol to convey wide-ranging ideas about the human condition. This class will explore expressive ways to portray the human form using multiple types of wet and dry media, in order to expand students’ creative possibilities with the figure.