Arts courses help you see the world from many different angles, views and perspectives. Learn how the great masterpieces of painting, photography, music, theatre and literature were created... or start working on your own masterpiece!

Art History

Continuing Studies at UVic offers Art History courses for beginners and professionals alike. Take a course for personal interest, or pursue a post-graduate certificate or diploma in Museum Studies.

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The music appreciation courses offered through Continuing Studies at UVic can help you delve deeper into the world of music. Learn to sing and read music, or explore different musical genres, from classical and opera to jazz and contemporary styles.

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Learn to be a better photographer with our photography courses, with topics ranging from landscape and travel photography, to documentary and portrait photography. Get a better understanding of lighting and photo manipulation skills, photo editing, and more.

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The theatre appreciation courses offered through Continuing Studies at UVic will introduce you to some of the greatest works of the stage, from Shakespeare to contemporary Broadway productions, improvisational comedy, and more.

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Visual Arts

Our Visual Arts courses are fun, informative and—best of all—hands-on. Explore courses in drawing, painting, collage, calligraphy, print-making, and more.

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Writing and Literature

Explore courses in memoir and travel writing, writing for children and teens, poetry and short fiction, screenwriting, journalism and more. Learn from professional, well-respected authors who will help you to hone your skills and become a better writer.

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