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.

See you in the studio soon!


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Spring Classes Open for Registration | Term Begins Feb. 27

Connect your interests with one of our spring classes: Advance your introductory experience with deeper learning, or approach a familiar subject with a new focus.   Try your hand at one (or more!) of the 100 classes for adults this spring.   Spring term begins Feb. 27, … Read More

Young Artists: Spring Classes

Spring into creativity with classes in 2D, 3D, and digital art and design. Busy schedule? Check out our new short-format workshops.   Ages 6-8, 9-12 and 13-17 1-day workshops: 10am-4pm 2-day workshops: 10am-4pm 6-session classes: 9am-noon or 1-4pm Vacation week camps: March 13-17 and April 17-21   Spring term begins Saturday, … Read More

Young Artists Winter Vacation Camps Feb. 20-24

It might be cold outside, but it’s toasty warm in our studios, where you’ll boost your creativity in Young Artist vacation camps and President's Day School Holiday Workshops.   Vacation Camps (Mon-Fri, Feb 20-24) Game On! (Ages 6-12; 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.; Tillinghast Farm) Unnatural Selections: … Read More


Spend a weekend with us! Take a creative learning break and build the confidence, experience and skills to create more. 1- and 2-day workshops begin March 11 and throughout the spring in subjects like glassblowing, digital card design, experimental embroidery and painting. Browse weekend workshops by searching for keyword “weekend.” More

RISD|CE certificate programs have flexible schedules and provide studio based learning that is current, relevant and integrally connected to creative sector development. They were developed to equip you with the skills, knowledge and real-world experience to accelerate your creative life and work. More