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Your artistic career starts at Selkirk College School of the Arts in Nelson, BC. Find exactly what you’re looking for with us in the heart of the Kootenays.

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Experience Your Dream

Start your artistic career in the heart of the Kootenays

In our intimate classrooms at Selkirk College, unlimited potential is pieced together through a passion for learning.

Absorb valuable theoretical knowledge in an environment where raising your hand doesn’t feel daunting. Our studios will become your second home where you will learn to create what your mind dreams up. You will engage in inspired, artistic and technical learning.

From steadfastly traditional techniques standing the test of time to the most up-to-date trends and technology, our responsive programming leads to industry employment.

At the School of the Arts, we value authentic experiences and fostering connection – to your peers, to industry professionals, to the community. We encourage collaborative learning. We value diversity.  Learn more about living in the Kootenays.

Your adventure starts here

Explore innovative concepts where you feel inspired, challenged and surrounded by a creative spirit integral to the very community in which School of the Arts exists — the West Kootenay.

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