Expanded opportunities for applied creative practice
PNCA's Special Programs offer students opportunities to broaden and deepen their education within a 21st century arts school. These centers for learning uniquely bring the greater creative, scientific, and technological professional communities into PNCA as they simultaneously offer students to expand their practices beyond the classroom and campus.
Art + Science Initiative
Gain valuable experience applying what you learn in the classroom to real world situations and inspire change.Learn More
International exchange engenders sensitivity to cultural difference and awareness of culture’s formative effects.Learn More
Make+Think+Code fosters exploration and innovation at the intersection of art, science, technology, and design.Learn More
This accelerated program is designed to ready students for a career in the product creation industry.Learn More
Leland Iron Works Artist-in-Residency Program
This Artist-in-Residency Program awards five month-long residencies to practicing Oregon artists and four residencies for students and emerging artists at Leland Iron Works.
Reed+PNCA Joint Degree Program
The program combines the rigor and academics of a liberal arts BA with the studio exploration and critical analysis of a BFA.
Watershed Fine Art Publishing
Professional fine art publishing in a center for higher learning.Learn More