CE classes continue to be Remote (online), with a small number of On Campus and Hybrid offerings. Basic requirements for Remote classes are a computer and reliable internet. For Remote studio classes an internet linked camera. On Campus and Hybrid classes please read about MassArt COVID Safety Requirements.

All Courses and Workshops

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Communication Design/Graphic Design

Communication Design (including Graphic Design) touches the life 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).

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.

History of Art

Learn to identify, classify, describe, and interpret works of art from a wide range of periods and world cultures.

Illustration

Every illustrator is a storyteller at heart. Learn about character development and narrative techniques, research and develop ideas, characters, stories, and settings to create imagery. Explore illustration on paper or digitally.

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.

Painting

Painting students are part of an intense working environment where they can pursue their own direction. Painting courses and workshops encourage diverse practice and foster independent creative thinking and making. Students are part of a unique learning environment that allows for independent thought as well as collaboration and critique.

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.

Sculpture

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

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.