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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.

mopsy by Mad Beaubien

"Massart gives me so many opportunities to learn and grow as an artist, and my professors work so hard to help me succeed."

Kindred App

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

"Womb II" by Shuai Yang ’20, BFA, Printmaking

"My FA2D professors always push and encourage me to find my real self and my own words: to take risks and to experiment with new approaches and materials."

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.

Invasion of Space

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

A student interacting with "You Are Here"

"DMI, with its defined curriculum, provides students with an opportunity to create something extraordinary every time."

"Consumption", Alyssa Rolli BFA-MA

"MassArt has inspired me to fully embrace my sense of self-expression."

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 

Creative Economy Professional Development partnership with MassArt and the Mayor's Office
The Creative Economy Business Incubator is a one year-long studio elective course that aims to convey an entrepreneurial mindset to students with creative skills. Participants learn how to articulate their artistic practices into a rewarding endeavor.
Sara Hartmann
Assistant Professor

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.

  • Certificates

    The certificate programs allow students to advance their skills in a specific discipline without pursuing a full degree. The course work can be completed in one, two or three years of study, depending on the program.

  • 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.