Alberta College of Art + Design


The Alberta College of Art + Design is a founding partner of ‘Design Ignites Change’ and is one of Canada’s most prestigious design and fine arts colleges. ACAD is committed to a solid studio-based experience for students in fine art, design and new media – an experience balanced with relevant, complementary liberal studies and practical theory. The result is a rigorous studio program which produces innovative thinkers and creative problem solvers. ACAD creates a learning environment rich in character, quality and professional capability for its student body of artistic thinkers.

ACAD’s mission is to act be leading centre for education and research, and a catalyst for creative inquiry and cultural development. ACAD offers studio-based degree programs in drawing, ceramics, fibre, glass, jewellery and metals, media arts and digital technology, painting, photography, print media, sculpture and visual communications design. Our Bachelor of Design Program in Visual Communication (Graphic Design, Advertising, Illustration and Character Design) and photography, produces innovative and responsible design thinkers and content creators with the highest professional capabilities.


Alberta College of Art + Design
1407-14 Ave NW
Calgary, AB Canada
T2N 4R3

403 284 7600

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