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Why Study Visual Arts at Interlochen

Refine your technique and artistic ideas in a creative, supportive environment. Find your personal vision with focused studio time, as you practice visual skills and experiment with different materials alongside other artists. 

Whether you're a camper in our summer programs, a student at our Arts Academy, a virtual student in Interlochen Online, or continuing your education at College of Creative Arts, Interlochen is the place to follow your creative passion.

Summer Arts Camp

Visual Arts Camps

Arts Boarding School

Visual Arts Major

Online Arts Programs

Virtual Instruction

Lifelong Learning

Visual Arts Workshops

Education as Creative Expression

No matter your age or the program you select, your experience at Interlochen will help you develop your creative process and grow as an artist.

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Become Part of a Community of Artists

Our renowned faculty and guest instructors provide personalized feedback, guidance, and encouragement to help you reflect and grow.

student portfolio review at interlochen arts academy

Display Your Vision

In all our programs, you'll have the opportunity to exhibit your work in front of your peers, instructors, and the public. 

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Beauty Everywhere You Look

Our stunning Dow Center for the Visual Arts is equipped with both cutting-edge tools and exceptional views. Be inspired by nature as you learn how to master your medium.

Visual Arts News & Features

Eric Zimmerman
The art of play

Game designer and NYU Game Center professor Eric Zimmerman shares how games can help us understand our rapidly evolving world—and how the core principles of game design benefit people in a variety of creative and technical fields.

The Corson Bench
‘A symbol of interconnectedness’: Student-designed bench honors life and legacy of Thomas H. Corson

Designed by Arts Academy alumnus Yutetsu Horacek, the bench beautifies the Green Lake waterfront while sparking conversation and connection.

Lukas Drysdale and his mother at a gallery opening in the Dow Center for Visual Arts
Four formative years: Lukas’s story

Visual arts senior Lukas shares his top tips for prospective freshmen—from keeping in touch with your family to finding a healthy work-life balance.

See what you can experience at Interlochen.

Come to a place where creatives thrive—and see how your unique journey unfolds. Plan your visit, request more information, or apply/register to an Interlochen Center for the Arts program today.