Rhode Island School of Design

Continuing Education

RI Foundation Calls for Applications: Patricia W. Edwards Memorial Art Scholarship

Looking for a way to help fund a RISD|CE Young Artist Experience?   The Patricia W. Edwards Memorial Art Scholarship is designated for further education of young Rhode Island artists (high school freshmen, sophomores, and juniors) to support the cost of registering … Read More

Summer 2015 Classes for Adults, Teens and Children

Don't miss out on RISD/CE's summer adventure! Registration is now open for summer Young Artist camps and classes, and registration for adults opens April 20.   Classes for Adults Registration for adult classes opens April 20; most classes for adults begin the week … Read More

Young Artist Open House | Saturday, May 9

Join us for the Young Artist Open House, where you can attend one or two 30-minute hands-on workshops, and get information about and register for camps and classes for kids and teens.   Saturday, May 9 10:00am-12:00pm 20 Washington Place, Providence   RSVP for the Young … Read More

Register Now for Spring | Late-Starting Classes Still Available

When the weather outside is frightful, look forward to spring at RISD/CE! Many spring classes in art and design for adults, teens and kids have later start dates and have space available. Register now for your favorite class! New this Spring Classes … Read More

Spring School Vacation Camps

How will your kids spend Spring School Vacation? Send them to RISD/CE Young Artist camps, where your child will experience a full day of hands-on art and design. Camps take place during Rhode Island public school vacations and some private … Read More


Michelle Cummings, a RISD Store staff member for 20 years, has been a painter even longer. Starting with ceramics work as a young girl, she took up oil painting as a teen. Mainly a self-taught painter, she had some difficulty seeing herself as an artist. She yearned for some painting instruction, and was delighted when RISD|CE began the Drawing + Painting Studies certificate program. More

This summer, study with RISD in one of four new immersive global programs. The courses, offered in Paris, Denmark, the Netherlands and Rome, address the challenges, meanings and importance of art and design in a global context. Courses are open to students, professional artists and designers of all disciplines and backgrounds. More

Broaden your artistic horizons! RISD Pre-College isn't just an education. It's an experience - one that will whet your appetite for college and give you the space you need to develop solid skills in art and design. Learn more about this six-week summer program for 16- to 18-year-old high school students. More

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