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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Design Your Summer: Register Now for Credit Courses

Create your own extraordinary summer at Rhode Island School of Design, with on-campus and global programs. Experience RISD's critical thinking/critical making approach to add new dimension to your art and design work.   ON CAMPUS:   SUMMER STUDIES  Tap into a rich variety of visual art and design … Read More

Register Now for Spring | Classes Start Feb. 22

When the weather outside is frightful, look forward to spring at RISD/CE! Spring classes in art and design for adults, teens and kids start February 22. Register early for your favorite class! Registration is now open; classes start February 22. New for Spring Weekend Workshops Classes for … Read More

Register for Winter | Late-Starting Classes Still Available

This winter, clear the obstacles in your path to creativity! Thwart your hibernation tendencies by learning a new skill and making new friends. Woodworkers (and shoe lovers!) put techniques to practice by learning to make wooden shoes in Making Clogs. Inventors and innovators … Read More

RISD à Boisbuchet: Crafting Sustainable Futures, June 12 – 25, 2016, Lessac, France. Explore the intersections of art, design and sustainability in the setting of Domaine de Boisbuchet, a 19th-century French estate. Two-week intensive workshops are led by RISD faculty in collaboration with this 400-acre cultural institution. More

Teen designers: Are you the next Tory Burch or Jason Wu? "Teen Squad: Fashion Forward" classes are your chance to try a RISD|CE class this spring – for FREE! More

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