Year in Review: Kadenze’s Artist Picks of 2018

The last year was a pivotal year for art, spawning everything from avante-garde exhibitions to politically-charged creations. Some of the most popular trending topics reinforced the progression of technology: AI dominated the scene, virtual and augmented reality was a recurring presence, while colorful Instagram-friendly pop-up museums drew crowds everywhere. Art is evolving at a rapid pace, and…

Year in Review: Our Top 5 Courses of 2018

Kadenze.com has come a long way this year, with the launch of exciting new features such as our User Home and the Kadenze.com mobile app. Our course catalog has expanded to 81 active courses produced and offered in partnership with more than 35 schools and institutions. As 2018 is coming to a close, we’re taking a look back at the courses most popular with our students based on reviews.…

Year in Review: Student Work of 2016

It's hugely important to us that students not only learn creative skills, but also walk out of our courses with an excellent portfolio. That's part of why much of our coursework is project-based. By the time you're done with a course, you've already got a headstart on your own creative projects, or even some complete ones. It also means there's a ton of great art to check out on the site. Because…

Year in Review: Art Comes from the Future

“Art comes from the future. And I can prove it!?” - Timothy Morton2016 was a year of conversations with major art crushes. As we reflect back, we’re thankful for the ways our thinking has been propelled in new and beautiful ways by so many artists, and nine in particular. Here are some highlights of what we learned from conversations with our featured artists this year: on collaboration,…

Year in Review: Kadenze’s Favorite Albums from 2016

This was a long year, but we have a lot to be thankful for. Especially these albums that carried us the whole way through. Below, in no particular order, are the Kadenze team's favorite albums of 2016.Frank Ocean — BlondeBlonde is almost too obvious, especially after the wait from Channel Orange. Its production quality, Ocean's powerful lyrics, and how smoothly he travels between genres make…

Year in Review: Seven Top Courses in 2016

As we begin to wrap up our first full year offering online courses, we wanted to look back at some of our biggest. We took to Class Central, which is where we ask all our students to review their courses, to see which ones made a splash. Here are seven of our top-rated courses that launched this year, each with a review straight from our students. If you're interested in any, just click…

Kannu Receives New Awards Based on User Reviews

2017 was a big year for Kadenze, but it was also a big one for our sister project, Kannu: the Kannu Team works year-round to help schools teach their own online courses on their own platforms. We take that experience back to Kadenze—the Kannu Team was critical in developing new features like the messenger and the site-wide gallery.That’s why we want to take a moment to congratulate the team,…

Featured Student Work: Summer 2019

Breezy palm trees and crashing waves are some of the images that define this time of the year. Whether you prefer a trip to a theme park, relaxing on the beach, or going through your list of summer reads, there are a plethora of ways to celebrate the exciting summer season.We’ve collected a list of student work that captures those summer vibes. Soak up some creative inspiration from these fun…

Announcing the Kadenze Summer of Learning Contest

Summer is in full swing, and we've got some exciting news to share!As the leader of creative arts education, Kadenze is committed to bringing quality courses from world-class universities to learners everywhere. We’re on a mission not just to help you grow creativity, but also to create the world’s most active social learning community. Our success is of course driven by you, our fierce…

5 Ways Grads can Launch a Career in the Arts

Navigating the world as an art school graduate can be a challenging but rewarding experience. Even just the transition between a creative, educational environment to a working or self-employed environment can be jarring. However, you have the advantage of being freshly equipped with unique skills and knowledge that can help you push your art practice into new heights. Maybe you’re…