Making art is easier than you think! Whether you’re interested in career or personal enrichment, taking courses as a stepping-stone to full-time studies, or just for the fun of it, we offer a wide range of short and long term courses, workshops, open studios and online courses.


Our Artists!

Gallery of recent work from NSCAD Awesome Activity book ages 5-18!

Download the PDFs below:
NSCAD’s Awesome Activity Book part 1
NSCAD’s Awesome Activity Book part 2

Send us an image of your results to make@nscad.ca for a chance to win a free camp! We will make the draw on May 1st.


Summer Camps

Summer Camp registration is still open and, at the moment, we are hopeful that our July and August programs will run. However, we will continue to follow public health recommendations and update our website if the situation changes

See what we are making today:
Follow our Instagram @nscadextendedstudies


Spring Courses

Due to growing concern over COVID-19 (Coronavirus), the public heath recommendations around social distancing, and as a precautionary measure to ensure the health and safety of all of our students, NSCAD has made the difficult but necessary decision to cancel the Extended Studies Spring 2020 term.


Winter Courses

MAKE something new this winter at Extended Studies.  Courses open to all, no experience necessary.


Fall Courses

Paint your art out with NSCAD Extended Studies this fall! No experience necessary.


Exhibitions and Events

Check out the ARTrageous Exhibition opening August 31, 2018 at 4pm. NSCAD Port Campus, 1107 Marginal Road, Halifax, NS.  All are welcome.


Our Instructors

Learn all about the many talented professional artists that teach with Extended Studies.


Contact Us – FAQs

Registration information and more…


Our Staff

Meet the team at NSCAD Extended Studies.