This summer, Rhode Island School of Design Continuing Education (RISD CE) is thrilled to resume in-person instruction on RISD’s campus for adults, teens, and middle school students. You can also enjoy the flexibility and convenience of learning online from wherever you are. All in-person programs will follow the RISD COVID Plan as it evolves. 

RISD CE adult online courses offer students a wide range of courses for all skill levels and can be taken at any time of day or night. Our Certificate Programs are designed for adults looking to accelerate their creative lives and work, and subjects include Animation, Graphic Design, Interactive Design, Interior Design, Jewelry Making and Design, Natural Science Illustration, Painting Studies, Photography, and Product Development and Manufacturing.

Whether online year-round or in person during the summer, our courses for youth ages six to 17 allow students to grow creatively as they develop and refine their artistic abilities. Led by outstanding visual artists, designers, and educators, these programs journey into the artistic process where the emphasis is on thinking, designing, communicating, and creating.

RISD’s Advanced Program Online is a year-round pre-collegiate program designed for high school students interested in pursuing art and design in college. This online intensive offers a certificate program for changemakers who want to develop their art practice, learn new ways to collaborate, and create a future they’re excited about. Summer Session I runs June 21–July 17, and Summer Session II runs July 19–August 14.

The summer term starts June 21. Many online courses fill quickly, so register today!

Browse in-person and online courses at Rhode Island School of Design Continuing Education or register for RISD’s Advanced Program Online year-round intensive.

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