Art and Design
Continuing & Professional Education

Course Series
in Indigenous Visual Literacy

This series is designed to enhance skills and bridge under­stand­ing of the his­tor­i­cal rela­tion­ship between Cana­da and ayisîni­wak (beings of this land) through art-inte­grat­ed expe­ri­en­tial learning.

Learn­ers will be intro­duced to Indige­nous world­views, nȇhiyawewin (Cree lan­guage), and ways of being through intro­duc­to­ry art expe­ri­ences includ­ing bead­work, paint­ing, and land art.

This series is open to any­one who wants to expand on their cre­ativ­i­ty skills through learn­ing about Indige­nous his­to­ries, cul­tures and con­nec­tions to this land.

Daytime, evening, and weekend courses held in downtown Edmonton.

No application required – just register in a course.

No prerequisites.

A note about COVID-19 measures

If you see a program on our website announced as an in-person or downtown Edmonton offering, please disregard the format—but not the program. Summer & Fall courses have been converted to remote delivery platforms. Register for a course online or apply to a program via email, and keep learning!

  • Can be completed in 1 year
  • Pay as you go
  • Tuition is paid on a course-by-course basis as you reg­is­ter for your classes.
  • Eli­gi­ble for the Cana­da-Alber­ta Job Grant.
  • Cor­po­rate mul­ti-reg­is­tra­tion pack­ages are avail­able for most Exten­sion cours­es. Con­tact us at excorp@​ualberta.​ca for pre­ferred pricing.
Bursaries and funding opportunities