Rhode Island School of Design

Continuing Education

Summer 2015 Classes for Adults, Teens + Children: Register Now

Don't miss out on RISD/CE's summer adventure! Registration is now open for summer classes for adults, and Young Artist camps and classes.   Classes for Adults Most classes for adults begin the week of June 8.   Summer 2015 classes for adults   Summer Young Artist Camps and Classes Teens and children can choose from 6 sessions of … Read More

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 for an art class (up to $425) at a Rhode … 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 Open House   There's something for everyone in the sample classes: Drawing Fundamentals Character Design … 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 for Adults 18+ Classes for Teens Classes for Kids View the Spring 2015 … Read More


The registration deadline for Global Summer Programs in Paris and the Netherlands has been extended to May 1, 2015. There are still a few spaces available in "Paris: Urban Landscape through a Cultural Lens" (June 14-July 12) and "The Netherlands: Sneaker + Wearable Technology Design" (June 29-July 18). Act fast before they fill! 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

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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