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.
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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

Saturdays, March 9 - April 27, 2024 
Baby/Toddler & Me Dance Classes    
A fun, creative way for parents and their children to connect and learn dance together. 

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Saturday, March 2 - Sunday, March 3, 2024
Plein Air Painting: Winter Landscapes with Mark Mehaffey    
Join internationally recognized, award-winning artist Mark Mehaffey for a two-day intensive workshop on painting the dramatic winter landscapes on the campus of Interlochen Center for the Arts. 

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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

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Is it hard to get into Interlochen?

Find out if you have what it takes to get into Interlochen Arts Academy, Interlochen Arts Camp, or Interlochen Online.

Mackenzie Duan
Interlochen Online student selected as 2023 Davidson Fellow

Creative writer Mackenzie Duan received a $10,000 literature award from one of the nation’s most prestigious undergraduate scholarship programs.

A man wearing headphones and glasses plays a guitar in front of a microphone.
Announcing Interlochen Online Programs for Adults

Registration will kick off in summer 2023, with online arts courses for adults beginning in the fall in music, musical theatre, creative writing, and more—all taught by Interlochen faculty members.