Interlochen College of Creative Arts

Adult programs in music, creative writing, visual arts, and more
Register today to develop your artistic skills
Experience retreats on Interlochen's beautiful campus, in addition to four-week courses and private lessons with Interlochen Online. Be part of a supportive community and grow your creative network.
Plan Your Visit

Why Interlochen College of Creative Arts

At Interlochen College of Creative Arts, you'll develop your artistic skills and boost your creativity. You'll learn from expert faculty and connect with peers in a welcoming, supportive environment.

Upcoming Programs

Songwriting Retreat    
Develop your songwriting skills in a supportive, inspiring environment. Open to all levels, the Songwriting Retreat will feature instruction from Interlochen's world-class faculty.

Friday, May 3 - Sunday, May 5, 2024 
Registration: $395

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Sustainability Retreat    
Join Interlochen Center for the Art’s Sustainability department for a rare glimpse into the natural world through this highly interactive, hands-on learning experience.

Friday, June 7 - Sunday, June 9, 2024 
Registration: $395

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Learn and Thrive

At Interlochen College of Creative Arts, you'll find workshops, classes, and retreats geared toward adult learners, educators, and professionals in a variety of artistic disciplines. You can also learn from anywhere in the world through Interlochen Online's four-week courses and private lessons. Our accomplished faculty members provide guidance and support as you enhance your skills and talent. 

ICCA Programs & Collaboration


Enrichment through creativity and professional growth 

From ukulele workshops for beginners to writer retreats for all skill levels, you will find a wide array of programs to satisfy your artistic curiosity and desire for growth. Our programs in music, creative writing, visual arts, dance, and sustainability and nature will inspire and challenge you.

ICCA Faculty


Learn from faculty members at the top of their field

Our instructors are accomplished industry professionals and educators. They will guide you with their expertise, while creating a supportive environment to help you grow your skills at any level.

Painting by Green Lake

Our Campus

Find your focus surrounded by nature

Our beautifully serene campus is an ideal environment to immerse yourself in artistic and professional development. For multi-day programs, we also offer a variety of lodging options on our campus.

How often, as we grow older, do we have an opportunity to learn new skills or to fine-tune and grow?

Kathy Daly, Adult Choir Camp

College of Creative Arts News & Features

Andrew Martin Smith, Cynthia Van Maanen, and Jamie Leigh Sampson
Interlochen composition faculty members contribute to orchestral work celebrating the solar system

The composition features nine planet-inspired movements—including compositions by Cynthia van Maanen, Andrew Martin Smith, and Jamie Leigh Sampson.

A student with short hair and dark eyes smiles into the camera near a pot of orchids.
Interlochen Online student wins Oxford Flash Fiction New Voice Prize

Yossi Eun-Chong Rosen, 15, competed against writers of all ages from around the world.

A student operates a video camera.
New courses, new prices: Interlochen Online unveils updates for spring 2024

Seven new courses—including an arts-focused college admissions course, an introduction to digital animation, and more—make their debut as the online school increases the affordability of courses and certificate programs.