The Alberta College of Art & Design is located in Calgary on the North Hill overlooking the Bow River and the downtown skyline, in a 245,000 square foot (23,000 m²) building that was designed in 1973 specifically as an art college. ACAD's close proximity to downtown and The University of Calgary, via C-Train (Calgary's light rail transit), is a distinct advantage to students, providing them with easy access to Calgary's galleries, museums and cultural events. Motto: Heart of the new west Area: 712. ... The Bow River is a river in the Canadian province of Alberta. ... 1973 was a common year starting on Monday. ... The University of Calgary is a university of approximately 28,000 students located in the north-western part of Calgary, Alberta, Canada (pop. ... Somerset-Bridlewood station on the south C-Train line. ...
ACAD is committed to a rigorous studio program, which produces innovative thinkers and creative problem solvers. ACAD offers programs in the Fine Arts, Crafts, Graphic Design and is home to one of the premiere New Media programs in Canada, Media Arts & Digital Technologies.
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As one of only four degree-granting and freestanding institutions of art and design education in Canada, we understand that ours is a unique responsibility.
ACAD has charted its course as an institution that makes a difference; an institution that supports and leads the development of culture and innovation in the broadest sense and provokes thought and action in the most optimistic directions.
ACAD is engaging with the broader community through a host of Extended Studies courses, the Presidentâs ACAD Smart Night and Stirring Culture 2: A Time to Act.
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