Rhode Island School of Design

Continuing Education

Architecture + Landscape Design Programs

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  • The six-week summer residential Pre-College Program offers 16- to 18-year-old high school students a comprehensive introduction to the college art school experience. Students follow a college-level studio curriculum and live in RISD residence halls, in a full-immersion encounter with art and design education at the … Read More

  • Summer is the perfect time to come to Rhode Island School of Design to explore new avenues of personal and professional artistic development, or to reach a new level within a current direction. The Summer Studies Program in the visual and liberal arts encompasses a wide … Read More

  • Year-round, RISD/CE's Young Artist Program provides a strong grounding in the visual arts and encourages creative and personal growth through self-expression. Each course creates a dynamic environment where students build self-confidence along with a foundation of creative and technical skills. Classes are offered evenings and … Read More

Architecture + Landscape Design Courses

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  • Introduction to Architectural Design

    Bob Pavlik, Ages 18+, Jul 03 — Aug 08, Thursdays + Fridays, 9am-4:30pm

    This course enables students to explore both the conceptual and practical realms of architecture through a series of studio projects, with supporting lecture content. Discussions focus on how experience, daily… Read More
  • Color: From Theory to Practice

    Harel Kedem, Ages 18+, Jul 03 — Aug 08, Thursdays + Fridays, 9am-4:30pm

    Essential to creative development, the effective use of color can still elude the most sophisticated artists and designers. This course explores the intricacies of using color in fine art and… Read More
  • Fantasy Space Design Challenge

    Lindsay Beebe, Ages 9-12, Jul 21 — Aug 01, Monday - Friday, 1-4pm

    If kids could design their very own playhouses or forts, what would they look like? Would they perch in a tree or stand on the ground? And what kind of… Read More
  • Architecture: Designing Meaningful Shelters for Life

    Kurt Van Dexter, Ages 12-17, Jul 21 — Aug 01, Monday - Friday, 9am-12pm

    This course serves as an introductory experience for students interested in exploring the exciting field of architecture -- where innovative design, aesthetics, practicality, cost and materials all intersect. Topics to… Read More
  • Land of the Wee: Designing Miniatures for Fun + Film

    Jessica Lee Perry, Ages 12-17, Jul 21 — Aug 01, Monday - Friday, 1-4pm

    Think back to your childhood, when playing with miniature representations of our world kept you busy for hours. Dollhouses and model train sets are just some of the examples of… Read More
  • Essentials of SketchUp

    Section 01, T. Michael Tracy, Ages 18+, Jul 31 — Aug 07, Thursdays, 6:30-9:30pm

    Start drawing, designing, and rendering your ideas with this free downloadable 3D modeling toolkit used for everything from architecture to jewelry to game design to 3D printing. This intensive workshop… Read More