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Academics

MassArt is a place where you can grow into the artist, designer, or educator that you've dared to imagine.

Undergraduate Education

MassArt’s undergraduate curriculum offers students a strong foundation in traditional methods, as well as the tools to push boundaries and develop their voice through contemporary practice.

September 2nd

"If there is one thing I have learned during my time here at MassArt is that I am in control of my future."

Kindred App

"MassArt introduced me to a community of people who love art and design as much as I do."

"The best thing MassArt's animation department has taught me is that animation rewards agility, and for that I am beyond grateful.”

"I've never met such a supportive group of peers and professors. Everyone here just wants to succeed and get through the homestretch.”

Graduate Education

MassArt’s graduate programs offer artists and designers the opportunity to master their craft and advance their careers through highly specialized course work, individual attention with world-class faculty, and state-of-the-art facilities such as studio and exhibition space.

"Wild Ribbon," Natalia Margarita Dominguez '20 MeD

"The MEd program at MassArt is providing me with competitive leadership, research and advocacy skills to be an action researcher."

Invasion of Space

“MassArt has reinforced my values and philosophy on teaching art in a variety of contexts for diverse learning styles and backgrounds.”

You Are Here (In Your Mind) - Kat Martin '21 MFA DMI

"DMI has helped me to break away from my fear of creating with limited resources.”

"The Red Room," photo of the installation

"It is with the encouragement of skilled and supportive MassArt artists and teachers that I am developing a dynamic, empathetic, and authentic art and teaching practice."

Learning from the Best

Faculty, Practitioners, Mentors

MassArt faculty and instructors are working artists, designers, and educators who apply their real world experience and their expertise to the classroom to help students hone their skills and develop their artistic practice.

Meet MassArt Professors & Instructors 

Visiting Artists & Lectures

International artists visit MassArt to lecture, critique, and exhibit their artwork in the Bakalar & Paine Galleries. The cultural education provided by these artists supplement the diverse academic and artistic offerings at the College.

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Make Art a Part of Your Life

MassArt’s Professional and Continuing Education program offers more than 100 classes and workshops in a variety of art and design disciplines each semester to students of all ages.

  • Design Certificates

    The certificate programs allow students to advance their skills in a specific design discipline without pursuing a full degree. The course work can be completed in two or three years of part-time study.

  • Classes for Adults

    Take a class at MassArt. Adults may register for semester-long courses, short workshops, or enroll in PCE classes to earn credit toward a certificate or degree program.

  • Youth

    MassArt offers a robust schedule of programs for youth in grades 3-12 who are interested in extracurricular arts activities or preparing their portfolios for college applications.