Art and Design for Everyone

RISD Continuing Education provides an immersive and innovative art and design education for everyone, at all stages of life and all levels of experience.
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Online Courses

RISD CE Online offers accessible, flexible and immersive learning experiences that you can access anywhere. Join us online to stay on track with a certificate program, explore a new subject, or take your very first course in art and design.

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Adult Programs

Creative adventures in a range of visual arts and design disciplines await adult students at RISD CE – from courses, lectures and workshops for personal enrichment and professional development, to focused certificate programs and summer credit courses.

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Kids + Teen Courses

Kids and teens attend RISD CE classes to grow creatively as they develop their artistic abilities. Led by outstanding artists, designers and educators, these courses journey into the artistic process where the emphasis is on designing, communicating and creating. Year-round classes and certificate programs cover topics in 2D, 3D, and digital art and design.

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Certificate Programs

Although any RISD CE course can be taken for personal or professional enrichment, many can also be taken as part of a certificate program. Certificate programs are designed for adults and teens who are looking to accelerate their creative lives and work, and join a community of certificate program graduates.

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Updates

RISD CE Online Teen Summer Courses

May 18th, 2020|0 Comments

Register Now for Teen Online Summer Courses — Classes Start June 22 From animation and fashion design to illustration and art school prep, some attend RISD CE Online teen courses for fun and enrichment, [...]

  • RISD Continuing Education Spotlight: Sarah Vaudrain, student

Student Spotlight: Sarah Vaudrain

March 25th, 2020|0 Comments

“RISD has an excellent reputation and is recognized as one of the best art and design schools in the country. As a nontraditional student who already has a bachelor's degree in economics from Providence College [...]

  • RISD Continuing Education Spotlight: John Gonzalez, instructor

Instructor Spotlight: John Gonzalez

March 6th, 2020|0 Comments

“I grew up in Providence and wanted nothing more than to attend RISD as a student, which I did as an undergraduate in the early 2000s. RISD really is a special world. When I was [...]

  • RISD Continuing Education spotlight: Jood Al-Saleh, Pre-College student

Student Spotlight: Jood Al-Saleh

March 1st, 2020|0 Comments

“I first heard about RISD from an alum, a very well-known architect, Bernard Khoury, whose work has inspired me over the years. I couldn’t pass up the opportunity of spending a summer learning at RISD! [...]