Classes and workshops online soon - In line with public health recommendations around COVID-19, Brisbane Institute of Art will be offering winter workshops at the end of July and August. Interrupted semester classes will recommence 5 September and spring workshops will be offered from 3 October. To be notified when the workshops are open for enrollment, please register for our newsletter at the bottom of the page.

Short Courses

9 Week Courses

Nine 3 hour classes morning, afternoon or evening.


Four 3 hour classes Monday to Thursday or two 6 hour classes Saturday and Sunday.

Semester Classes

Eighteen 3 hour classes morning, afternoon or evening commencing in February and July.


Classes run at different times of the year and we regularly introduce new programs. To receive updates on courses and exhibitions subscribe to our mailing list.

The Metcalfe Gallery features two week exhibitions and is available for your own exhibition. At the end of each semester the gallery showcases the work of all students at the BIA.