Rhode Island School of Design

Continuing Education

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RISD Continuing Education


Art + Design for Everyone!

RISD Continuing Education educates students of all ages in art and design with high quality, accessible programs, courses, lectures and workshops.

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Winter 2015 Registration Now Open: Classes Start Wed, Jan. 7

Winter is a perfect time to get cozy with your productive side, and RISD/CE's hearty banquet of winter classes is guaranteed to banish all thoughts of hibernation. With a rich assortment of offerings, you can zero in on honing your skills and your … Read More

Late-Starting Fall Classes Still Available

You still have ample opportunity to enrich your fall with upcoming RISD/CE classes and workshops starting in October and November. Register early for best selection! New this Fall Classes for Adults 18+ Classes for Teens Classes for Kids Fall 2014 Registration Information Download the Fall 2014 … Read More

Grow Your Art Business: RISD/CE Classes Show You How

If your creative side is on fire, but your ability to market or operate a business needs a boost, the following RISD/CE fall classes can put you on the track toward building a sustainable creative practice:   Basic Bookkeeping and Taxes for Artists + Designers Thursday, … Read More


More than 130 RISD/CE winter classes in art and design for adults, teens and kids are now open for registration. The winter term begins Wednesday, January 7, 2015. But don't be left out in the cold: Register early for your favorite class! More

When retired scientist Jerry Yordy gave his wife a milestone birthday gift in 2011 — a National Geographic expedition to Arctic Norway to see polar bears — he decided it was time for him to get better at photography. Having bought his first 35 mm camera in Vietnam in the '60s, he did some film photography there, as well as later on some motorcycle trips in the American West with his wife. More

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