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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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 … Read More

Winter 2015 Registration Opens October 27

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 … Read More

Fall Young Artist Classes | Session 2 Starts Oct. 25

There's still room in Session 2 Young Artist classes, beginning Saturday, October 25. Choose from morning (9am-12pm) or afternoon (1-4pm) classes. Browse Classes for Kids Browse Classes for Teens Fall 2014 Registration Information Download the Fall … 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 … Read 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. He had no formal training in photography, however, and thought he could learn more for this trip. More

Recreate the excitement and promise that a new school year brings by taking a RISD/CE class. Classes in art and design for adults, teens and kids start September 8. Why wait? Register early for your favorite class! More

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