All Courses and Workshops

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Book Arts

Create handmade books using techniques including accordion fold, concertina spine, pop ups and more. Use over 500 fonts of metal and wood type on the Vandercook Press. Develop personal narratives as you push your technical skill.

Drawing

Choose from a variety of drawing topics including drawing from observation and abstract approaches. Push the boundaries of the discipline by drawing with a variety of media under the direction of accomplished artists/teachers.

Fibers

Learn traditional fiber techniques to support experimental work across all areas of art, artisanry, and design with classes in weaving, surface design, interlacing, dyeing, clothing construction, soft sculpture and more.

Film / Video

Study film and video as fine arts, in an environment that emphasizes and supports the development of a personal vision and encourages experimentation across mediums and genres. Take individual courses and workshops, or take a deeper dive with our Summer Film School.

Furniture Design and Wood

Learn machine and hand woodworking fundamentals, push yourself as a designer and wood artist, practice new techniques and create original pieces of your own design.

Glass

Experiment with glass as a medium for individual expression, through the creation of vessels and sculptural forms.

Graphic Design

Graphic design touches the lives of every person. It is central to how we construct and convey meaning. Gain a robust working knowledge of print design, information design, branding, and dynamic media (user experience design).

Industrial Design

MassArt's Industrial Design program teaches students to solve design problems and redesign products to improve their usability. CE classes introduce students to the fundamentals of ID and design process.

Jewelry

Give form to your artistic vision through the creation of jewelry, functional objects and sculpture.

Liberal Arts

Liberal Arts courses are designed to provide context, insight, and fresh perspectives for students pursuing the arts. Topics include writing, literature and film criticism, study of social sciences, natural science and mathematics.

Online

Just add WiFi! Take the MassArt experience home with online and hybrid courses in liberal arts and art history.

Photography

Learn about photography as fine art with an emphasis on the history of photography and the body of criticism surrounding the medium. Develop your own personal vision and experimentation in the studio.

Printmaking

Printmaking courses encourage the mastery of traditional techniques as well as experimentation and innovation. Explore etching, lithography, silkscreen, relief, photographic print processes, drawing, and more.

Sculpture

Discover a wide range of materials, including wood, different types of metals, clay, plaster, mixed media, glass, fiber and more.

Studio For Interrelated Media

Studio for Interrelated Media (SIM) is designed for artists interested in idea-centered, interdisciplinary artistic practice. Work with experimental media, sound, light, motion, digital tools, live performance, public practice, interactive installations, event production, print and spoken word.

Workshops

Get a taste of the topics you have been curious about with workshops in design, business, photography, wood, metals, printmaking, drawing, painting and more.