Office of Open Studies

Community Education

Cultivate your interests

MICA’s Community Education courses are designed for adult creatives of all experience levels. These convenient courses and workshops provide access to MICA’s expert faculty, innovative communities, and specialized equipment. Learn new skills, advance your technique, or find joy in art practice; you’ll get the inspiration and mentorship you need to explore new facets of your creativity.

Featured Offering

Open Studio Model Session

Sessions are offered for those who want to draw or paint from the live figure. Each section includes two models—one for quick poses for sketching and one for sustained drawing or painting. A class coordinator will ensure the quality of each session. No formal instruction is offered and there are no prerequisites. Open to undergraduate and graduate students, alumni, and open studies students