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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Join Us Wednesday, July 23 for the RISD/CE Fall Open House

Please join us at the RISD/CE Fall Open House, where you can get information about any of our fall courses and programs, attend a sample class, and register for fall courses. Note: This event and the sample classes are for adults only. Wednesday, July 23 5:30-7:30pm Design Center, RISD Campus 30 North Main Street, … Read More

Fall 2014 Registration Now Open

This fall, it's time to embark on new paths of knowledge and creativity. With 25 new classes, along with returning favorites, there's plenty of excitement at RISD/CE. What's your next step? Come to RISD/CE this fall to find out what's new and what's possible!   The Fall 2014 term begins September 8. New … Read More

Young Artist Camps: Final Session Starts August 4

There's still plenty of summer left for kids and teens in RISD/CE's Young Artist Program. Choose from week-long or two-day camps. Register now for camps and classes beginning August 4. Screen Stories: Creating Computer Comics (Ages 9-12) 'Tooning Around: Cartoon Workshop (Ages 9-12) Start Cartooning (Ages 12-17) Giant Robot (Ages 13-17)   Summer 2014 Registration Information Download … Read More

Register Now for Summer: Classes Still Available

Classes for Adults While most classes for adults began the week of June 9, there are plenty of late-starting and shorter classes still available. Don't delay - register now to tune into your personal creative energy this summer! Browse Summer 2014 Classes for Adults Summer Young Artist Camps and Classes Register now for Summer … Read 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

Artist Amy Wynne spent childhood afternoons in her mother's art teaching studio in an old New England boarding school, where she was welcomed and encouraged. She feels fortunate to have had top-notch teachers ever since. "I have always had the greatest respect for my teachers both in school and in everyday life," says Amy. More

RISD/CE gift certificates are available in any denomination and make terrific gifts for new or experienced artists of any age! You may choose a specific dollar amount or designate a particular course. For more information and to purchase gift certificates, please contact us. More

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