Cochrane Integrated Arts Society

Creating - Connecting - Celebrating!

Varied arts activities in Cochrane

 CIAS links Cochrane’s artists to the community to showcase and share their exceptional talents.
From online visual arts, writing and photography courses to outdoor festivals, CIAS generates opportunities for learning, creating and entertaining.


Meet new friends in a fun, creative online course!

Enroll your kids!
Enroll yourself!


Bridging Relationships between Cochrane and Stoney Nakoda people.

Revealing the truth and establishing mutually respectful relationships.


Cochrane Culture Days are coming!
September 11-12, 2021

We're planning our 2nd annual great weekend of activities - music, dance, visual art, and fun for all.



Future arts spaces for Cochrane are the vision. We're tackling the challenge!

In the Spotlight

This week the Spotlight is on Tony Bennett. With an BA in Art History, Minor in Sculpture, and diploma in Photography, Tony loves to help expand his students’ knowledge and interests. Tony established the Irontree Design Studio, where he designed and manufactured one-of-a-kind wrought iron furniture for a number of years. He has spent the last few years developing his skills in wood block and linoleum printing and gathering knowledge of the history and cultural significance of Western and Far Eastern traditions. Read more about Tony and learn learn the ancient art of printmaking by registering in Lino Printmaking Tools & Techniques.