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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Explore Art with RISD/CE and the RISD Museum

This fall, RISD/CE and the RISD Museum offer a series of courses inspired by the collections on view at the Museum. Join us for a unique opportunity to experience, engage with, research, discuss, reinterpret and respond to what is seen in a variety of ways. Museum Studies Thursdays, Sep 11 - Nov 13 | 6:30-9:30pm Combine looking and making with explorations of art and design objects in … Read More

Fall 2014 Registration Now Open

This fall, it's time to embark on new paths of knowledge and creativity. With 25 new classes, along with returning favorites, there's plenty of excitement at RISD/CE. What's your next step? Come to RISD/CE this fall to find out what's new and what's possible!   The Fall 2014 term begins September 8. New this Fall Classes for Adults 18+ Classes for Teens Classes for Kids Fall 2014 Registration Information Download the Fall … Read More


Recreate the excitement and promise that a new school year brings by taking a RISD/CE class. Classes in art and design for adults, teens and kids start September 8. Why wait? Register early for your favorite class! More

Artist Amy Wynne spent childhood afternoons in her mother's art teaching studio in an old New England boarding school, where she was welcomed and encouraged. She feels fortunate to have had top-notch teachers ever since. "I have always had the greatest respect for my teachers both in school and in everyday life," says Amy. More

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