Rhode Island School of Design

Continuing Education


Posted on: August 8, 2014

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 the Museum's galleries, followed by work in the studio, developing new skills and methods.
Register with RISD/CE.

Color + the Impressionists
Saturday + Sunday, Oct 18 + 19 | 10am-4pm
Enrich your color knowledge and understanding of this beloved group of artists through viewing, discussion and then creation of work in the studio.
Register with RISD/CE.

Jewelry Studio: Call + Response
Thursdays, Sep 11 - Oct 16 | 6:30-9:30pm
Research historical and contemporary examples of personal adornment, and respond - through making - to objects of your choosing.
Register with RISD/CE.

Ways of Looking
Thursdays, Sep 11 or 18; Oct 9 or 16; Nov 13 or 20 | 5:30-6:30pm
Guided introductory sessions invite curious viewers to look closely at selected paintings and sculpture. Featured artwork changes monthly.
Register with the Museum.

Ways of Looking II
Thursday, Dec 11 | 6-8pm
This special expanded session delves deeper into thematic connections presented in Ways of Looking.
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Thursdays, Sep 11, Oct 9 + Nov 13 | 5:30-7pm
This course offers close examination and behind-the-scenes access to objects, with a focus on color, to expand and develop your visual abilities.
Register with the Museum.

The Drawing Room: Patterns and Forms
Sundays, Oct 5, 19; Nov 2, 16 + 23 | 1:30-3:30pm
Textiles, paintings and sculptures on view provide the catalyst to learn the basics, or refine your skill, at drawing ornamentation and embellishments.
Register with the Museum.

Posted on: August 7, 2014

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 2014 Catalog