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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Create Something With Us: New Fall Classes

Even if you’re not an artist or full-on creator, there’s a class that meets you where you are. Create something with us today: Start from where you are OIL PAINTING WORKSHOP: COMPOSITION + SPATIAL STRATEGIES The design of a painting is as important as the subject matter, and includes color, shape and space working together to add up to a cohesive whole. Spend the weekend taking on … Read More

Young Artist Fall 2016 Classes

Fall is your chance to find out where your inspiration takes you. Kick-start your creativity with classes in 2D, 3D, and digital art and design. Browse Classes At-a-Glance Schedule Ages 6-8, 9-12 and 13-17 Classes and workshops meet on Saturdays 1-day workshops: 10am-4pm 2-day workshops: 10am-4pm 6-session classes: 9am-noon OR 1-4pm RISD 2D Brush, pencil and color your way to artistic expression with classes in drawing, painting and illustration. The world is a … Read More

Spend a weekend with us! Take a creative learning break and build the confidence, experience and skills to create more. 1- and 2-day workshops are offered throughout the fall in subjects like surface design, photography, glassblowing, painting and more. Browse weekend workshops by searching for keyword “weekend.” More

RISD|CE certificate programs have flexible schedules and provide studio based learning that is current, relevant and integrally connected to creative sector development. They were developed to equip you with the skills, knowledge and real-world experience to accelerate your creative life and work. More