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 … Read More

Spring Priority Registration Opens Jan. 6 for Certificate Candidates

The Spring 2015 Priority Registration period for certificate candidates will run from Tuesday, January 6 through Sunday, January 11. Spring registration for all other students will open Monday, January … Read More

Give the Gift of Art | Give a RISD/CE Gift Certificate

This holiday season, give the artist in your life the gift of a RISD/CE class. Gift certificates are available in any denomination and are good toward a full or partial payment for … Read More

Making Art History | New Spring Series to Focus on Color

This spring, RISD|CE and the RISD Museum give your color awareness a power boost with Making Art History, a color-focused collaboration in which studio classes in painting, textiles and Japanese woodblock printmaking … 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

RISD/CE's Certificate Program in Product Development + Manufacturing teaches students to use the design process to develop meaningful solutions to real-world problems. Learn more about the program and classes offered. More

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