Rhode Island School of Design

Continuing Education

Art History + Appreciation 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

Art History + Appreciation Courses

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  • Styles in the Decorative Arts I: Ancient Egypt to 1800

    John Tschirch, Ages 18+, Sep 08 — Dec 01, Mondays, 7-10pm

    History plays a critical role in the development of Western architecture and interior design -- from the styles, elements and design philosophies prevalent in ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome to… Read More
  • Great Moments in World Architecture

    Rebecca Leuchak, Ages 18+, Sep 08 — Oct 20, Mondays, 6:30-9:30pm

    Across the ages and around the world, the architectural achievements of great civilizations have endured to astound, intrigue, delight and inspire us. Delve behind the scenes to explore selected monumental… Read More
  • Haute Couture + 20th-Century Fashion

    Karen Antonowicz, Ages 18+, Sep 09 — Oct 14, Tuesdays, 6:30-9:30pm

    Do you ever wonder what inspires today's fashion designers? Get a glimpse of fashion's most historic moments of the 20th Century and discover the greatest style influences of this remarkable… Read More
  • Collecting Art: The Gallery

    Varphouthon Souvannasane, Robert P. Stack, Ages 18+, Oct 15, Wednesday, 6-9pm

    You don't need millions of dollars, a strong background in art history or impeccable taste to collect art, but knowing exactly how to get started can be intimidating. This class… Read More
  • The History of Graphic Design

    Bryan Rodrigues, Ages 18+, Oct 20 — Nov 24, Online, ONLINE

    This online course examines the chronological development of visual aesthetic communication -- or, more simply, graphic design -- as it has been shaped by technological advancements, artistic and cultural movements,… Read More
  • The Mediterranean World: Arts + Culture

    Rebecca Leuchak, Ages 18+, Oct 27 — Dec 01, Mondays, 6:30-9:30pm

    Since earliest times, the Mediterranean Sea has connected the cultures of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East. Trade of communication, goods and ideas across these waters saw theÊdevelopmentÊof the… Read More