Where you have permission to reframe the way you look at the world, your art practice, and the way you collaborate. Engage in courses and practices that help you create a future you’re excited about—all while making distinctive work for your portfolio.
School of Design
An online intensive for changemakers
Respond critically to world
events and uncertainty
Challenge yourself through a series of prompts, where you’ll learn to research, discover new materials, and explore and develop new work that reflects issues around creativity during times of distress.
Follow a flexible schedule that
works for your life
Through a mix of live and recorded video sessions using Zoom and our learning management system, you will share work in progress, present projects and ideas, and connect with instructors one-on-one and in small groups.
Session I: March 5–April 10
Session II: April 23–May 29
Session I: June 21–July 17
Session II: July 19–August 14
Apply to the Certificate Program
RISD’s Advanced Program Online offers a certificate track for students who want to expand their skill sets and portfolio. The certificate program is designed for rising high school sophomores, juniors and seniors who are planning to study art and design at college.