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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New Pre-College Major Added: Glass

We are pleased to announce that RISD's Pre-College Program is now offering a major in glass. Producing glass is one of the most unique, exciting and immediate art experiences, offering a wide variety of creative possibilities. And now 16- to … Read More

Save the Date: Young Artist Open House Saturday, May 3, 2014

Join us for the Young Artist Open House on Saturday, May 3 at 20 Washington Place, RISD from 10am-2:30pm. You'll find information about our camps and classes for kids and teens, and have the opportunity to tour some of our Young Artist … Read More

We Can’t Wait for Pre-College!

Read what RISD Admissions has to say about the Pre-College program in a recent blog post. ​For more information on the six-week summer program, visit RISD Pre-College … Read More

Spring Classes Still Avaialble

It's not too late to welcome spring at RISD|CE! There are still many excellent spring classes available. RISD|CE offers classes for every age and every learning level! View Spring Classes … Read More

RISD|CE Faculty and Alumna Explores Photographic History

One of the most invigorating elements of art + design is its connection to the past. Join RISD Alumna and C|E Faculty Lindsay Elgin as she explores, through photography, The Sidney S. Rider Collection. Considered by scholars, "the largest private … Read More

Bask your mind and spirit in summer's welcome warmth, and register for a RISD|CE summer class! The Summer 2014 catalog offers hundreds of classes in art and design. Click on the adjacent image to view the many summer course offerings inside our newest catalog. Bring art and design radiance into your life today. More

Isaac Abitabilo recalls that he and his Young Artist classmates “built things that could fly, like planes and kites,” in his first CE summer course. Isaac was 10 years old at the time, and as he remembers it, “It was fun, everyone was nice, and it was very interesting.” 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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