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, as well as online workshops from anywhere in the world. Be part of a supportive community and grow your creative network.
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Why Interlochen College of Creative Arts

At Interlochen College of Creative Arts, you'll boost your creativity, rediscover your passion, and take that next step in your artistic and professional life. You'll learn from expert faculty and connect with peers in a welcoming, supportive environment.

Health and Safety

The safety and well-being of the Interlochen Center for the Arts community are always our first priority. Learn more about our COVID-19 guidelines.

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 and career advancement areas. Our accomplished faculty members provide guidance and support as you enhance your skills and talent. Our beautiful, bucolic campus is an ideal setting to focus on your own development and to join a community of likeminded peers. 

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Enrichment through creativity and professional growth 

From ukulele workshops for beginners to digital audio courses for professional development, you will find a wide array of classes to satisfy your artistic curiosity and desire for growth. Our programs in creative writing, music, visual arts, media, theatre arts, and professional development will inspire and challenge you.

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Learn from those at the top of their field

Our instructors have decades of experience as industry professionals and educators. While guiding with their expertise, they are committed to creating a supportive environment to help you grow your skills at any level.

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Our Campus

Find your focus between two lakes

Our gorgeous, secluded 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

Adult Choir Camp 2019 more singing glasses
“It feeds the soul”: Interlochen Adult Choir Camp conductor and participant share the joy, camaraderie of singing

Choir conductor Jerry Blackstone and participant Kris Young discuss the joys of singing in community and the unexpected friendships that can form.

The Same But Different, a work by Marlene Schwier
Interlochen students and alumni shine in 2023 YoungArts Competition

24 current and former Interlochen Arts Academy students, 30 Interlochen Arts Camp alumni, and six Interlochen Online participants were honored in one of the nation’s leading competitions for young artists.

Executive Director of Interlochen Online Carin Nuernberg.
Access to the extraordinary: A Q&A with inaugural Executive Director of Interlochen Online Carin Nuernberg

Nuernberg chats about the upcoming Winter 1 session, her vision for the future of Interlochen Online, and why young artists should explore online arts education.

Upcoming Events

Music, Academy Student

Music Recital

Wednesday, April 5, 2023 - 7:30 p.m. ET

Music Center 1010 FREE, no tickets required


Music, Academy Student

Percussion Concert: Paddle to the Sea

Thursday, April 6, 2023 - 7:30 p.m. ET

Corson Auditorium


Reading, Guest Artist

A Conversation with Ross Gay

Wednesday, April 12, 2023 - 7:30 p.m. ET

Corson Auditorium